The Boone County Arts Council was established in 1987 by the Belvidere Area Chamber of Commerce and func-tions as an all volunteer organization. Its office is inside the Baltic Mill, Belvidere Park, 920 W Lincoln Ave, Bel-videre.
The mission of the Boone County Arts Council is to en-hance the quality of life for people throughout Boone County by promoting the endowment, development, and enjoyment of the arts.
BCAC has developed and participated in many programs designed to enrich the life of Boone County residents including Sunday Concerts in the Park, a children’s thea-ter workshop, county-wide student art shows, special art experiences for fifth-grade students, sponsored trips to cultural events, funded the purchase of sculptures and published a sculpture survey, sponsored both the creation and restoration of several murals, and worked in close partnership with various county organizations and businesses.
You can find out more in 'A Guide to Public Art in Boone County'.
Boone County Arts Announcement:
Puppetry is Focus of the Fifth Year of the
Fifth Grade Arts Festival
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|Sherry Lindquist, President
Sam Yoveff, Past
Jan July, Vice President
Karen Shifo, Treasurer
Bonnie Bartell, Membership
| Maria Werchowec-Hernandez