Visitors Guide to
Art Related Organizations

in the Middle Mississippi river Valley
The Arts Council of
St. Charles County

425 Spencer Road
St. Peters, MO
The Arts Council’s purpose is to encourage and develop the arts by creating public awareness of county arts activities and to foster communication among visual, performing and literary arts groups. The Council achieves these goals by sponsoring meetings, exhibits, workshops, cooperative displays, and art shows and by aiding individual members and organizations in their efforts to create art awareness and activities in the county.
Broadway Center of Arts
124-126-128 E. Main
Belleville, IL
The Broadway Center of Arts is a center for performing and visual arts offering classes, gallery space, and a performance stage. In the studio a professional staff offers many dance, theatre, and arts classes at all levels. In the gallery new exhibits open the first Friday of each month. On stage, a wide variety of performances are presented throughout the year.
Cahokia Mounds
Museum Society
30 Ramey Street
Collinsville, IL
The Society is a nonprofit support organization for Cahokia Mounds State Historic site and funds public programming, archeological research, the Cahokian news magazine, and the Museum Shop.
Edwardsville Arts Center
PO Box 63
Edwardsville, IL
The Edwardsville Arts Center was created to serve as the cornerstone of the visual arts and arts education programs for the greater Edwardsville area. The EAC carries out its mission through various community venues including exhibitions at the Scared Grounds Gallery space at 223 N. Main Street in downtown Edwardsville, classes for children and adults, guest artist lectures, and unique fundraising events.
Gateway East
Artists' Guild

PO Box 4590
Fairview Heights, IL
The GEAG is a non-profit organization of art enthusiasts that encourages self-expression through the visual arts, and to foster awareness, appreciation, and artistic development through educational programs throughout the Metro-East community. The GEAG holds monthly meetings that are open to the public and hosts workshops, paint-outs, and at least one major judged art show each year.
Hannibal Arts Council
1221 Market Street
Hannibal, MO
A multi-discipline organization, the Hannibal Arts Council has been celebrating the arts – visual art, music, dance, theatre, and writing – in all its forms since 1975 by encouraging community arts programming at all levels.
Lewis and Clark
Community College
Art Department
5800 Godfrey Road
Godfrey, IL
The Art Department of Lewis and Clark Community College provides students with quality instruction and a solid foundation of skills that allows them to successfully pursue advanced study and/or professional careers in the Fine and Applied Arts.
Madison County
Arts Council

627 E. Broadway
Alton, IL
Founded in 1981, the MCAC serves the arts community in Madison County and surrounding areas. The MCAC purpose is to facilitate greater public awareness of and participation in the arts, foster cooperation among all area arts organizations, encourage development of arts services and programs, provide technical services to individual artists, serve as the major resource for information about arts resources, and develop education programs in the arts.
City of O'Fallon
Arts Commission
255 S. Lincoln
O'Fallon, IL
The Arts Commission was established to promote and encourage public programs and to further the development and public awareness of and interest in the fine and performing arts.
Our Common Ground
119 W. St. Louis Street
Lebanon, IL
OCG is a nonprofit organization dedicated to growing art in the Heartland. By organizing mixed media shows in rural communities, OCG stimulates the creation of art, offers networking opportunities to regional artists, and expands the artistic conversation within South Central Illinois.
The Provenance Project
201 N. Third, Suite 220
Hannibal, MO
The Provenance Project is a coalition of community development experts, artists and craftsmen that have come together to foster an existing art community, attract new artists to the region, revitalize area towns and businesses, and promote tourism.
Ste. Genevieve
Art Guild
The Ste. Genevieve Art Guild is a group of area artists who are committed to art and to the history and legacy of the creative spirits who have lived and worked in this area.
St. Louis Volunteer
Lawyers & Accountants
for the Arts
6128 Delmar
St. Louis, MO
The St. Louis VLAA provides legal and accounting assistance to artists and art organizations in Southwestern Illinois and Missouri. The VlAA offers referral and mediation services and provides information about art law and business matters through educational programming.
Southwestern Illinois

2500 Carlyle Road
Belleville, IL
 0r 1-800-222-5131
The Community Education Department's classes offer residents from pre-school age to adults numerous opportunities to explore a variety of artistic programs.

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