AART Mission

The purpose of this organization is to stimulate arts participation by encouraging cooperation and building leadership in the arts community, promoting a positive image for the arts as an essential part of the central Illinois culture, and to receive, administer and distribute funds in connection with the activities related to the above purposes.


Learn more about Membership Benefits and How to Join AART

Download and Print the Membership Registration Form

Artist Survey

If you are involved in visual art, theatre, dance, music and related performing arts, either individually or in your business, please fill out this form. Your answers will allow this organization to better serve the arts in McLean County.

Be on the McLean County Artist Directory

As an arts service organization, the AART maintains a database of artists and related individuals and businesses to facilitate contact with-and among-members of the art community and related resources. If you are involved in visual art, theatre, dance, music and related performing arts and would like to be included in this database, please fill out the following information as completely as possible. Doing so will indicate your consent to receive communication, information and invitations relate d to the arts from the AART.

Area Arts Round Table President Cathy Sutliff dicusses the organization and its goals with Laura Kennedy on WGLT.

Click Here to listen to the interview.

What's New on Our Website...

Events Going on Now and Coming Soon at AART Member Venues

AART presents Business Workshops The Business of the Arts: Planning for Success

Three-Part Workshop

Dates: March 1, 15, & 29
Time: 9am-Noon

Location: Location: State Farm School of Business
at Illinois State University

Download the Registration Form
Register Online

Check Out the AART Members' Events Calendar for More Events in Bloomington-Normal