Springer Cultural Center hosts annually the Town & Country County Amateur Art Show. These shows are held throughout the state to encourage amateur artists to experiment with the visual arts. It’s an opportunity for youth and adults who are not professionally trained in drawing, painting, sculpting, photography, printmaking, digital media, pottery and crafts to have an opportunity to display their talent in this show. The show is jurored by a professional in the area of arts. There are two divisions to enter, youth and adult. Those who receive a blue ribbon or Best of Show are eligible to enter the State Town & Country Amateur Art Show in the fall.

Youth Entry Fee: $4 first entry/$2 each additional entry

Adult Entry Fee: $8 first entry/$6 each additional entry

Entry Form Deadline: March 1

Artwork Delivery Date: March 8

Questions: michelle.olden@champaignparks.com or 217-819-3909

Exhibit Dates:

March 17 – April 28, 2018

Reception TBA: For Artists Entered in Show Only

The show concludes with a public critique by the juror on Saturday, April 28 at 10:30a.

Exhibit Hours:

  • Monday – Thursday 8:00 am– 8:00 pm
  • Friday 8:00 am– 6:00 pm
  • Saturday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Past dates

Download schedule


  • Starting Thursday, February 1st, 2018, repeated every day until Thursday, March 01, 2018 — all day


Springer Cultural Center

301 N. Randolph St.
Champaign, IL

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