All events are open to the public and are at the Community Arts Center, 1250 East Rexford, Centralia, IL. unless otherwise noted. Class/Meeting schedule is listed at bottom of calendar. All Arts in Education School Programs are by reservation only. Call 532-2951 for information.

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* Subject to Board Approval of budget/production plans

Violin Lessons Weekly

During Summer, Call 618 532-2951 for information
During School Year, Mondays -- 4:30, 5:30pm

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Upcoming Events

Scholarships are now available to pick up in our office!

-Judd Caraker Memorial Scholarship

The following are criteria for application for the Art Scholarship established in memory of Judd Caraker. Judd's family, friends, and colleagues established the scholarship fund after Judds death in 1995 from complications from the AIDS virus.

Qualifying areas of study for eligibility are:

Art Education

Art History


Art Studio (any medium)

Scenic Design

Theater Lighting

Costume Design

-Margaret Sapp Scholarship

The following are criteria for application for the MARGARET SAPP MUSIC scholarship.

Qualifying areas of study for eligibility are:

Vocal Music Education

Vocal Performance

Classical and/or Operatic Music

-Centralia Cultural Society Scholarship for the Arts

Qualifying areas of study for eligibility are:

Any Area of Theater.

-Chad Beguelin Fine Arts Scholarship

The Chad Beguelin Fine Arts Scholarship Committee is accepting applications for the $5000 one-time annual award. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students from area high schools and colleges who have been affiliated with the Centralia Cultural Society and are seeking to further their education in the fine arts and associated fields. These fields can encompass music, dance, the visual arts, arts management, and theatre arts and its affiliated disciplines, i.e., costume design, lighting, stage design, stage management.

All scholarships applications (except Chad Beguelin Scholarship) can be picked up at the Centralia Cultural Society office M-F 9-5

We now offer the option to purchase tickets with your VISA, MASTERCARD, and DISCOVER.
To find out more information on becoming a PATRON member of The Community Arts Center which offers free and reduced admissions to ourevents please call the office at 532-2951.

CCS Board Meeting, the second Wednesday of the month
Actors in Action meet every Thursday
Suzuki Class meets every Monday during the school year
LTP (Little Theatre Players) meet the first Thursday of the month
Light and Lens Club meet the second and fourth Tuesday of the month
Philharmonic Orchestra rehearsals, Monday nights 5-6 prior to scheduled concerts
Choral Society rehearsals, Tuesday nights 5-6 weeks prior to scheduled concerts