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Galena Center for the Arts

971 Gear Street, Galena, IL 61036


Celebrating regional art in its many forms: special exhibits, performances, regional artwork, and photo gallery.

The Galena Center for the Arts has a mission of making the arts accessible to the rural area as well as showcasing talented regional artists in a professional setting. The Center features high-quality art exhibits, diverse programming including theater and music, workshops, and art for sale. Renovations will begin soon to create a 100 seat intimate theatre for music and plays, as well as galleries, art studios, and classrooms providing more opportunities to enjoy the arts in Galena together.

What's happening nearby...

Live @ The Plaza Events

Green Street Plaza •  May 30 @ 5PM

Visit the Plaza to enjoy live music, food trucks, and community!

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2024 Galena Pride Picnic

Grant Park •  Jun 08 @ 12noon

Celebrate diversity, love, and unity at Galena's annual Pride Picnic, organized by the Galena Public Library!

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Great Galena Balloon Race

Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa •  Jun 21 – Jun 23 @ 5PM

Hot Air Balloon Race and Festival in Galena!

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