The Contemporary Art Center is closed for the holidays on the following days: December 24, 25, 26 and 31. We wish everyone a safe and Happy Holiday Season!
The Contemporary Art Center will ‘hibernate’ January-February due to Covid-19 mitigations. We will not offer exhibits, public or private events during these months. However, we will be still correspond. We will also be busy with many internal projects.
Please support our projects during Hibernation
Weekly Concert Series
Live at the Five Spot is the Contemporary Art Center’s bi-monthly Friday night music event featuring the best regional talent read more
Our art exhibitions feature the work of living, innovative artists at the forefront of their fields. We mostly focus on Illinois ... read more
All classes are held at the Contemporary Art Center except where noted. Classes may be accessed via the front entrance or the ... read more
Preston Jackson Gallery
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
Every First Friday, 5:00-9:00pm
Visit the Contemporary Art Center Resident Artist Studios where 15 artists create, display and sell their work. Enjoy the unique and ... read more