Pontiac Community Art Center
Welcome to the Pontiac Community Art Center
The Pontiac Community Art Center nurtures the creativity found within the collection of artists and art groups located in the City of Pontiac and surrounding area. The Art Center is a studio, teaching space, gallery, and retail sales outlet for locally produced work. We invite you to visit our store and see the wide variety of art we offer.
Our Current Show
Joe Bailey Art Gallery
June 2017 Pontiac Community Art Center Gallery Art Show: ‘Ode to III…’
The June 2017 Show at the Pontiac Community Art Center opens on Saturday, June 3 in the Joe Bailey Gallery.
This exhibit is entitled ‘Ode to III…’
‘Ode to III…’ is a collaboration between the Pontiac Community Art Center and the Pontiac Chapter of the Illinois State Poetry Society. This show between the two local creative groups will be on display at the Art Center from June 3 to June 29 during regular Art Center hours.
The June 3 opening reception will be from 5pm to 8pm and will include short poetry readings on the half hour. There will also be readings from 2pm to 3 pm at the center on Saturday, June 10.
The Art Center is located at 103 West Madison St. across from the historic Courthouse in Pontiac. Hours for the Art Center are Monday through Friday, 10 am to 5 pm, Saturday 10 am to 4 pm, and Sunday 9:30am to 4pm.
There is no admission fee and the public is welcome.
Monday through Friday - 10 AM to 5 PM
Saturday - 10 AM to 4 PM
Sunday - 9:30 AM to 4 PM
|June||Group Show||Poetry Show|
|July||John Fitzgerald & Kathy Zehr||Gunpowder Show|
|September||John & Vickie Fitzgerald|
Would you like to know more about the Pontiac Community Art Center? Do you need a speaker for your club or group? The PCAC has a presentation about us that includes a PowerPoint. Contact Juli Fraher by email or stop by the center to make arrangements.
July 8 (Saturday): Gunpowder Art Demonstration. Pontiac Community Art Center artists, Kathy Zehr and John Fitzgerald, will demonstrate Gunpowder Art, the method of placing gunpowder on-pre-prepared canvas and art paper to create interesting artwork. Several activities are planned:
- There will be a gunpowder art gallery show from July 1st through July 30th featuring artwork by John Fitzgerald and Kathy Zehr at the Pontiac Community Art Center, 103 W. Madison St., Pontiac, IL.
- Two large canvas firings in the parking lot behind the Pontiac Community Art Center: one at 10:00 a.m. and one at 2:00 p.m. Event is free
- Opportunity for make-and-take gunpowder art open to the public (suggested donation: $20). Observers are welcome.
- PCAC and GLCAC will host a vendor art fair on the Pontiac Square from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
(Pontiac Community Art Center is supported by the Greater Livingston County Arts Council.)