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IAS Awarded Grant from Youth Engaged in Philanthropy at Illinois Prairie Community Foundation

Illinois Art Station is pleased to announce that they have received a grant from Illinois Prairie Community Foundation’s Youth Engaged in Philanthropy group to help produce the first year of their new program, smARTs Lab. smARTs Lab is a…
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Illinois Art Station Invites You and Yours to Join Them for Art Near and Far

Normal, IL - Illinois Art Station Invites You and Yours to Join Them for Art Near and Far Illinois Art Station is excited to announce a new virtual art program designed to bring people together, no matter how far apart they may be. Art Near…
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Illinois Art Station Announces Plans to Establish Its Permanent Home at 101 E. Vernon Street in Normal

Illinois Art Station Foundation submits site plans to the Town of Normal to build a permanent facility at 101 E. Vernon Street in Normal. On July 8, the Illinois Art Station Foundation submitted site plans to the Town of Normal to rezone…
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Illinois Art Station Hires New Executive Director

Illinois Art Station is pleased to announce its recent hire of Laura Jaster, who joins IAS as its new Executive Director. Jaster will oversee IAS in its transition to an independent, public nonprofit and lead a strategic development program…
Illinois Art Station 2019 Youth Mural Project West Bloomington
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Illinois Art Station Mural Project Unveiled in West Bloomington

Through partnership with Artolution, West Bloomington Revitalization Project, and the City of Bloomington, Illinois Art Station created the 2019 Youth Mural Project for local youth to explore issues related to their lives and community, learn…
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The Importance of Art Education

Illinois Art Station is guided by the knowledge that when children and youth engage with art, they learn about themselves, the world around them, and are empowered to use their voice through creation. Art programs help them become more engaged…