Welcome to the Boone County Arts Council. We are a 501c(3) organization dedicated to sponsoring and fostering the arts in the Boone County, Illinois area.

Formed in 1987, the Boone County Arts Council is directed by an all-volunteer board. The mission of the members and board is
“To enhance the quality of life for people throughout Boone County, Illinois by promoting the endowment, development and enjoyment of the arts.”

5th Grade Arts Festival Expanded to 3 Days
The 2013 Fifth Grade Arts Festival was expanded to 3 days to accommodate the 8 participating schools: Caledonia, Immanuel Lutheran, Lincoln, Meehan,
Perry, Seth Whitman, St. James and Washington. The 7 period day included classes in poetry, stage make-up, cartooning, junk art and pottery. Read more

Paintings done by local elementary students: (Click here to view larger version)

Board Members

Sherry Lindquist, President
Sam Yoveff, Past President
Jan July, Vice President
Jean Twyning, Secretary
Karen Shifo, Treasurer
Bonnie Bartell, Membership
Jay Allen
Donna Denning
Gary Simon
Michael Swinton
Maria Werchowec
Troy Yunk
Sheri Casey
Lee Ladenburger
Barbara Volk
Jerome Jones
John McMorrow
Lauren Hart
Michael Hart
Emily Klonicki
The programs of the Boone County Arts Council are partially supported by the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency. | © Copyright Boone County Arts 2013 | All Rights Reserved.