Contemporary Arts Center - Juneteenth Celebration

Contemporary Arts Center - Juneteenth Celebrationwed19jun6:30 pm

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A Juneteenth Celebration will take place at the Contemporary Art Center (located at 305 SW Water St. in Peoria) beginning at 6:30 pm.  Featuring artist Alice Traore, youngest daughter of artist Preston Jackson, founder of the Contemporary Art Center of Peoria, will share insights into her watercolor paintings on display in the gallery. Host of Contemporary Art Center’s Whisper & Shout  Open Mic for Poetry, Ryan Lowry will share poetry. Other presenters will also share short messages, including Cynthia Smith, Manager of the Lincoln Branch, Peoria Public Library.  Between speakers, music will be performed by Judy Page, Preston Jackson and their band.  Admission is free. For more information, call 309-674-6822 or visit



June 19, 2024 6:30 pm(GMT-05:00)


Contemporary Art Center

305 SW Water St in Peoria

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Contemporary Art Center

The Contemporary Art Center of Peoria is located on the Peoria riverfront and offers exhibits, live music as well as classes.  Their popular live entertainment includes Live at the Five Spot which takes place on Friday evenings, as well as Peoria’s Open Mic for Poetry, Whisper & Shout, the first Thursday of the month.  The CAC also participates in the First Fridays Studio Tours every month.

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