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Current Exhibitions

check out what is currently on exhibit at the Arts Council Galleries!

Lorimier Gallery & Gallery 100
2014 Regional Juried Exhibit

On exhibit from: December 5, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Reception: December 5, 5:00 - 9:00 pm

The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri will host a reception for the 2014 Annual Regional Juried Exhibition. The show will be on display until Jan. 31 and will feature pieces by 23 regional artists.

The show was developed to demonstrate the diversity of the five-state region and the artists who live here. Artists were encouraged to submit works that interpreted any aspect of the Southeast Missouri Region, as well as its bordering states.

Accepted artists represent Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee. The piece selected to be this year’s “Best of Show”, and the recipient of the $500 cash prize, will be unveiled at the reception on Friday evening. Second place, and three honorary awards, will also be named during the 6:00 pm ceremony.

Sponsors of the event include: Procter and Gamble, First Missouri State Bank, Terry Godwin, Financial Advisor with Edward Jones, and Bistro Saffron.

Jean A. Chapman Gallery
Visual Arts Cooperative
Reception: December 5 from 5 - 9 pm

The Visual Arts Cooperative displays new work from their talented local members in the Jean A. Chapman Gallery every month. Window exhibitors for December are Sue Kemp and Barbi Myres. You can read about the Visual Arts Cooperative here.

Throughout the months of December and January, the Visual Arts Cooperative will also display their Annual Mini Exhibit in the Jean A. Chapman Gallery. This year’s exhibit features over 100 original artwork miniatures, priced below $75, and painted by local and regional artists who are members of the Cooperative.

Community Wall

Empty Bowls Silent Auction
Final Day for Bidding: December 5 from 5 - 9 p

The Annual Empty Bowls Silent Auction of hand-crafted, painted and glazed ceramic ware benefiting the Salvation Army will take place from November – December at the Arts Council.

To see what bowls are available, or keep track of the bidding, click here.

If you have any questions regarding these exhibits, please contact us at 573-334-9233.