Arts & Culture

  • Creation of the Cultural Arts program in 2016, which highlights the arts offered in Uptown and which oversees the Children's Discovery Museum and Normal Theater
  • Over 90 pieces of local artist's work displayed in Uptown Station
  • Illinois State University Galleries in Uptown Station (opened in 2014)
  • Annual Sugar Creek Arts Festival (began 1984) and Sweet Corn Circus event
  • Annual Make Music Normal event at venues throughout Uptown
  • Live music from late spring through early fall in Uptown
a photo of jugglers at the Sweet Corn Festival