CCAC is a local body of volunteers committed to supporting and enhancing access to the arts for Coles County residents. We believe that art makes a difference because it opens eyes, minds and hearts. We also believe that it should be shared with everyone in our community. It’s our mission to help make that happen!
CCAC’s Community Grant Program supports local festivals, exhibitions, workshops and performances that enrich the cultural life of Coles County. Our scholarship programs in music, dance, literary and visual arts help talented local youth attend summer arts programs. We work for you!
Have you enjoyed a screening at the Embarras Valley Film Festival? Did you roar with the literary lions at EIU”S winter celebration of literature or revel with the players last summer during Charleston’s Theater in the Park? Perhaps you’ve painted “en plein air” at Artist’s Day at the Whiteside Garden or watched your neighbor’s kids get creative at Kids Arts in the Park. We’ve been busy! And we’d like to do more, but we need your help! Please join CCAC today – because Members Matter!
Member - $25-49
Patron - $50-99
Sustainer - $100-249
Benefactor - $250-499
Impresario - $500+
Note that all memberships apply to all members of your household.
To become a member, please download the membership form through the link below.
If you have any other questions feel free to contact us!