Cultural Arts

Events and Programming

The ECAC has several annual events including the Elgin Fringe Festival and the Elgin Short Film Festival, held in September, the Elgin Literary Festival held in January, Art Harvest held in October, and the Kwanzaa Celebration held in December.  For more information on each of these events, visit the City Special Events Calendar

Cultural Arts Grants

The ECAC administers two grant programs for local artists and arts organizations.  For more information, visit the Cultural Arts Grants page.

Public Art

The ECAC oversees the Public Art programs within the City of Elgin which include programs such as the New Works program, Spontaneous Art Wall, Utility Box Wrapping Program, and more.  For more information, visit the Public Art page.  

Artist Resources

Join our Artist Database to be notified of open Calls for Art as well as outside artistic opportunities.  

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  1. Amanda Harris

    Elgin Art Showcase Coordinator

"Continuum" by Nathan Pierce