The ARTS are ALIVE in Starved Rock Country!

ARTS ALIVE is an inclusive, supportive and empowering home for the local arts community brought to you by the Arts of Starved Rock Country Fund.

Painting Class

We Believe

That all artists should have access to the resources they need to thrive.


  • Aug 19, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Ottawa, Downtown, Ottawa, IL 61350, USA
    Arts, culture, and entertainment come alive every Third Friday in downtown Ottawa, Illinois, from June - August. Art vendors, music, food, and live events hosted by Open Space Gallery.
  • Aug 27, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Downtown Morris, 111 E Washington St, Morris, IL 60450, USA
    The 2022 Liberty Arts Festival on August 27th in Downtown Morris, IL! The event will take place on the Grundy County Courthouse Lawn, Liberty and Franklin Streets, and various locations throughout in Downtown Morris.
Shaping Pottery

What We Offer

Resources, marketing, and a central hub for all things art related in Starved Rock Country



A special thank you to all our wonderful partners who have made it possible for our art community to grow.

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