Here is to 2015! And here is what Imagine has planned through April! Thursday, April 16th, 6:00pm, Join us for Imagine's Annual Poetry Variety Show with Dr. Joseph Kozma!
Join us for an evening of all kinds of poetry! Traditional Reading, Performance Poetry, Youth Performances, Poetry and Music, Poetry and Art, Poetry for 2 Voices, and more.
This year, Dr. Joe welcomes...
--Robert Seufert and Sherri Mitchell performing two classics, "The Death of the Hired Man" by Robert Frost and "The Highwayman" by Alfred Noyes. --Original Youth Poetry hosted by JHS student and Imagine Intern, Josh Hymes, --Cowboy Poetry by Marc Steinberg and Billy Reel! --Carole Crim, Michael Viles, Maximillian Valdez and more!!!
This year's Poetry Variety Show will be held at the Playhouse on the Square, 68 E. Central Park, Jacksonville. And you won't go hungry! The Soap Co. Coffee House is right next door!
----------- April 22, Young Person's Earth Day Dinner, 5:30-7pm, Asa Talcott House, 859 Grove St., Jacksonville. $10 per person for a three course dinner and art activities. Admission Option - Be one of the cooks for the evening! Get in touch to make arrangements. 217-473-2726.
Welcome to the Imagine Foundation... A home for visual, written and performing arts.
We have events for everyone!
Monthly Downtown Gallery Hop - Held on the first Friday of every month around the downtown square in Jacksonville, IL. The Imagine Foundation sponsors this opportunity for downtown businesses to open their doors to the Arts. Starts at 5pm. Free!
Rockin' Tea Party - An annual event held every September at the Director's house. Dress up to enjoy live music by Jeff Newman's Kitchen Singk, a delicious authentic English High Tea, artwork
The Imagine Art Tent - Find us at local festivals with our art activities for all ages!
We have events for adults!
Annual Exhibition of Nudes - Held in January each year, this exhibit features nudes from the discreet to the graphic, privately owned and available for purchase. Join us on January 18th, 2014, 7-10pm. Held at the Asa Talcott House. Suggested donation of $5 per person.
Dark Gypsy Jubilee - An occasional event held at the Asa Talcott House. Dancers, performers, artists, tarot cards, body painting and so much more. $5 per person.
Dining with the Arts - An occasional event for adults and older teens featuring an exhibition and gallery talk by a visiting artist. Catered by Dr. Ugs of Virginia, IL. $20 per person
We have events for young people!
Summer Camp - 5 weeks during the summer with performing and visual experiences led by actual artists, actors, writers and musicians. $30 per participant, scholarships available through the Prairieland United Way.
Kids' Art Club - DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR! Art time for young people who want to create for an hour. Stay tuned for new day and time.Suggested donation of $2
Young Leaders in the Arts DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR! - Art time and event planning for young people. Stay tuned for new day and time. Suggested donation of $2
Dining with the Arts for Kids - An occasional dress up dinner event with an art experience and a featured artist. Suggested donation of $10 per child.
Reaching out through the Arts The Imagine Foundation 859 Grove Street Jacksonville, IL 62650 217-473-2726 www.imaginearts.org Executive Director, Clare Lynd-Porter