Arts & Culture


In the Champaign-Urbana area, art isn’t a luxury — it’s a way of life. From public art to museums to events, local and national talent is on display all around you to discover. Experience the many ways to integrate arts and culture into your time in our community.

Art Festivals & Fairs This Spring & Summer

Throughout the year, treat yourself to work by local artists at festivals and fairs. Here are just a few where you can find that one-of-a-kind piece.

Boneyard Arts Festival | April 12–14 | This countywide event showcases over 100 artists at nearly 100 venues in Champaign-Urbana and beyond. From interactive demonstration to multi-artist showcase, this festival showcases our local artists and our community.

Crystal Lake Park Art Fair | August 3–4 | Crystal Lake Park will be transformed with local and regional art vendors that will set up along the park road next to the large pavilion and the Lake House at Crystal Lake Park featuring paintings, textiles, ceramics, photography, jewelry, glass, mixed media and much more! Shop from over 40 regional and local artists!


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