From art galleries to performing arts, Downtown has entertainment for everyone.
*Cruisin’ With Lincoln on 66 Visitors Center*Cruisin’ With Lincoln on 66 Visitors Center Owner/Contact: Beth Whisman
Located on the ground floor of the Nationally Accredited, Award-Winning McLean County Museum of History, this 1200 Sq. ft visitors center highlights two types of heritage tourism integral to Central Illinois; Historic Route 66 and Abraham Lincoln.
Behind the Glass Gallery and StudioBehind the Glass Gallery and Studio Owner/Contact: Natalie Roseman
Behind The Glass is an individually owned art gallery providing reasonably priced show and sale space for artists. The studio is available for classes of all ages. Natalie teaches focusing in drawing and watercolor technique and method to enhance individual creativity. Display space is available for student artists to introduce their talents and make a step toward pursuing the arts in the future. Receptions are at least once a month. The space is available for birthday parties, special events and meetings. Musicians are welcome to showcase their talents on a small front stage perfect for acoustic performances in a cozy setting.
Beluga Press Art Studio*Beluga Press Art Studio* Owner/Contact: Rhea Edge
Rhea is an Artist, Teacher and Naturalist.
Currently an Associate Professor of Art at Eureka College, Eureka, Illinois and President of the John Wesley Powell Chapter of the National Audubon Society, Rhea blends her love of Art with her lifelong love of Nature to create works of beauty and significance.
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts*Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts*
The Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts (BCPA) is the centerpiece of the city’s Cultural District, which also includes a festival park and a forthcoming creativity center for arts education. The fastest growing performing arts venue in downstate Illinois, the BCPA features a 1,200 seat auditorium and a multipurpose ballroom.