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SAVE THE DATE for an evening of the arts! Please join us on Thursday, August 18th, 2022, at 5:30pm at Bloomington Country Club for our annual Arts Alive! dinner, fundraiser, and evening of the arts! This event supports our mission of community building through the arts as we encourage and promote the appreciation, study, cultivation, development, and practice of the Arts in McLean County. An independent 501(C)3 non-profit organization, we are the arts agency for McLean County.

Take part in our fine art auction and raffle, guest speakers, all while learning more about how we serve our community through the arts. We invite you join us and our commitment through membership or become a fund-a-need supporter and stand out in the community as a supporter of the arts! 

We suggest registering in advance to become a bidder in our silent auction and prevent entering your information during open bidding. Please remember to bring your phone to bid at the event! You will be able to bid remotely from your phone, tablet, or lap-top! Choose to receive LIVE AUCTION updates to your cellphone or email. (You may also wait and register to bid at any time during the auction if you would like!) Items will be available for pickup at McLean County Arts Center or contact us to make other arrangements.

***Silent Auction Bidding will open at 12:01 AM on Friday, July 8th, 2022, prior to our special event evening on August 18th.  Bidding will Close at 7:15 PM Sharp on August 18th when all winners will be notified!  Buy now options may be available for some items. ***

Fine Art Silent Auction featuring:

  • Original Fine Artworks from well-known artists
  • Oil, watercolor, acrylic paintings, and prints!
  • Original designer jewelry and more!
  • Sculptural pieces & ceramics!
  • A variety of other fine art from well-known local artists!
  • Bidding is now open! Bid Here:

    Annual Awards Presentations featuring:

    • Member of the Year
    • Volunteer of the Year
    • The Douglas C. Johnson Distinguished Patron Award
    • Business Partner of the Year

    2022 Fine Art Raffle Drawing featuring original Douglas C. Johnson painting "Shelterbelt" 24" x 36", acrylic on canvas, 2022.

    Douglas C. Johnson painting "Shelterbelt" 

    24" x 36", acrylic on canvas


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