Notice:  Starting June 2, the doors will be open to freely visit the art galleries without an appointment during business hours Tuesday-Saturday 11-5:00.

Visitors are expected to follow social distancing guidelines and wear a face mask.

Please enter and exit via the front entrance (elevators or stairwell) to remain the proper distance from CAC staff.

Other events are cancelled until further notice, including First Friday, Salsa at CAC and all classes. We Look forward to once again fully enjoying the art center soon.

We will have Whisper & Shout on July 2. We will resume Live at the Five Spot on July 3.

Live at the Five Spot

Live at the Five Spot

Weekly Concert Series

Live at the Five Spot is the Contemporary Art Center’s weekly Friday night music event featuring the best regional talent performing a ... read more

Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Current Artists

Our art exhibitions feature the work of living, innovative artists at the forefront of their fields. We mostly focus on Illinois ... read more

Whisper & Shout

Whisper & Shout

Open Mic for Poetry

Experience a diverse open mic with artists from all backgrounds in a positive and inspiring atmosphere. Peoria’s Open Mic for Poetry is read more

Member Artists