Welcome to Art Circle

Welcome to Art Circle

Who We Are

Art Circle of Bloomington-Normal, Illinois is a creative community gathering in Faith, Hope and Love inspiring Beauty, Truth and Goodness through individual expression and appreciation of the Arts.  

–Art Circle Mission Statement

Upcoming Events

12th Annual “What’s So Good About Good Friday?” Art Show

12th annual “What’s So Good About Good Friday?” Art Show online at Art Circle of Bloomington-Normal’s facebook page and video viewing at Second Presbyterian Church on Good Friday, April 2, 2021.

PRESS RELEASE: “What’s So Good About Good Friday Art Show?”

For Immediate Release
Art Circle of Bloomington-Normal: artcirclebn@gmail.com
Rev. Treighton Haddon (309) 828-6297
Christian artists respond to meaning of Good Friday 
in twelfth annual community art show at Second Presbyterian Church
      BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- The twelfth annual “What’s So Good About Good Friday?” community art show presents local and regional artists’ work about Good Friday and their Christian faith. Artists will exhibit their creations that center on the power of Jesus’s crucifixion, death, and resurrection to accomplish something impactful and ...
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Please note the events calendar is generated automatically based on our schedule before the coronavirus pandemic began in March 2020. First Friday has resumed in downtown Bloomington, IL. Art Circle’s monthly meetings are still on sabbatical due to COVID-19 protocols requiring masks and social distancing. We will keep you updated on when Art Circle’s in-person meetings will return.

A Call For Artists

Art Circle is accepting calls for art from the community and continuing to work with event organizers. Find our current and past calls for artists below.

Call For Artists: 13th Annual “What’s So Good About Good Friday?” Art Show

What’s So Good About Good Friday?
Thirteenth Annual Community Art Show
Thursday, April 14​ ​and Friday, April 15, 2022
Dear Artists and Poets, I’m writing to invite you to participate in the thirteenth annual “What’s So Good About Good Friday?” art show on Thursday, April 14 and Friday, April 15 at Second ...
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Where and When We Gather

    • Jacob’s Well Community Church, 304 East Jersey Avenue, Normal, Illinois 61761
    • On the second Thursday of every month from 7-9pm for art discussion and sharing work.
    • Various other times and places for exhibiting, visiting artists and receptions.
  • In an ever changing world we also gather through electronic communications and online communities. Art Circle of Bloomington-Normal is online at Facebook: www.facebook.com/ArtCircleBN. Contact Art Circle via email at artcirclebn@gmail.com.
  • Visit our Calendar for all currently scheduled events and meetings.
Yes, we do meet in a circle
Our Circle of Artists

More about our mission and principles

at the Community Cancer Center in Normal, IL

Location 407 East Vernon Ave., Normal, IL
Duration:  Art is on display for year-round enjoyment by the staff, clients, and visitors of the Community Cancer Center. The art is exchanged for new pieces 2-4 times per year.
Admission:  Free

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Visit our web Gallery to see more photos from Art Circle events and shows.

Good Friday 2018

CCC Art Show 2018 #2

Christmas Party 2017