Some cultural institutions are open or making plans to reopen under current COVID restrictions. Check with each facility for indoor, online or outdoor programming. Open facilities have face covering, distancing and other guidelines in effect; see websites or call for details.
Angel Ambrose Fine Art Studio; 101 W. Monroe St. Suite 201, Bloomington; Open First Fridays 5-8 p.m. and by appointment; 309-825-4655; angelambrose.com.
David Davis Mansion; 1000 Monroe Drive, Bloomington; open for tours, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Wed.-Sat.; by donation; daviddavismansion.org; 309-828-1084.
Eaton Studio Gallery; 411 N. Center St., Bloomington; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays; 5-8 p.m. First Fridays, or by appointment or ring bell; eatonstudiogallery.com; 309-828-1575.
The Hangar Art Co.; 105 W. Jefferson St., Bloomington; 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday; hangart.com; 309-319-8672.
Illinois Art Station; 101 E. Vernon Ave., Normal; Gallery open Saturdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; illinoisartstation.org; 309-386-1019.
Inside Out: Accessible Art Gallery & Cooperative; 200 W. Monroe St., Bloomington; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; Saturday 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; by appointment Sunday-Tuesday; and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. First Friday; insideoutartcoop.org; 309-838-2160.
Jan Brandt Gallery; Normandy Village, 1100 Beach St., Building 8, Normal; by appointment; janbrandtgallery.com; 309-287-4700.
Joann Goetzinger Studio and Gallery; 313 N. Main St. Suite A, Bloomington; open first Fridays 5-8 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m.-4 p.m., also by appointment; masks and social distancing required; 309-826-1193.
Lois Jett Historic Costume Collection; Turner Hall 126E—ISU Campus, Normal; 12-2 p.m., Tuesday, 2-4 p.m., Wednesday, and 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Thursday through Dec. 9; also open 1-4 p.m., Nov. 6; 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday by appointment.
Main Gallery 404; 404 N. Main St., Bloomington; 12-5 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays; 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturdays; By chance or appointment at 309-590-6779.
McLean County Arts Center; 601 N. East St., Bloomington; open; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday, 12-4 p.m. Saturday; masks and social distancing required; mcac.org; 309-829-0011.
McLean County Museum of History; 200 N. Main St., Bloomington; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; closed Sundays, until further notice; reservations at email@example.com or 309-827-0428; mchistory.org; 309-827-0428.
Merwin and Wakeley Galleries; Illinois Wesleyan University; Bloomington; open; 12-4 p.m., Monday through Friday; 7-9 p.m., Tuesday evening; 1-4 p.m., Saturday through Sunday; iwu.edu/art/galleries; 309-556-3391.
Prairie Aviation Museum; 2929 E. Empire St., Bloomington; closed for the season; museum opens again April, 1 2023; open Saturdays and Sundays; prairieaviationmuseum.org; 309-663-7632.
University Galleries of Illinois State University, Normal; open; 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Sunday; 309-438-5487; galleries.illinoisstate.edu/about/visit/.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, 212 N. Sixth St., Springfield; advance reservation required; adults $15, seniors $12, under 5 free; presidentlincoln.illinois.gov; 217-558-8844.
Art Center at Greater Livingston County Arts Council; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday; 209 W. Madison St., Pontiac; pcartcenter.com; 815-419-2472.
Contemporary Art Center of Peoria; Riverfront Arts Center, 305 S.W. Water St., Peoria; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; peoriacac.org; 309-674-6822.
Dickson Mounds Museum; 10956 N. Dickson Mounds Road, Lewistown; open, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; free; illinoisstatemuseum.org; 309-547-3721.
Illinois State Museum; 502 S. Spring St., Springfield; open, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; Monday-Friday, free; illinoisstatemuseum.org; 217-782-7386.
Lincoln Heritage Museum; Lincoln Center at Lincoln College, 300 Keokuk St., Lincoln; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 1-4 p.m. Saturday, closed Sundays, Mondays and on Lincoln College breaks; $4-7; museum.lincolncollege.edu; 217-735-7399.
Peoria Art Guild; 203 Harrison St., Peoria; open; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday-Friday or by appointment; peoriaartguild.org; 309-637-2787.
Peoria Riverfront Museum; downtown riverfront Peoria; open 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday and Friday; 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; and closed Sunday; adults $11, seniors, students $10, ages 3-17 $9; peoriariverfrontmuseum.org; 309-686-7000.
Simpkins Military History Museum; 605 E. Cole St., Heyworth; Closed Nov. 15 through March 2, 2023. Free admission (donations accepted); Private tours, call first; 309-319-3413; firstname.lastname@example.org; Open House, 1-5 p.m., Saturday, March 18, marking 63 years of collecting military items.
Time Gallery; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday; 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Saturday; Closed Sunday; Clock Tower Place Building, 201 Clock Tower Drive, East Peoria; 309-467-2331.
U of I Krannert Art Museum; 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign; open; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; Thursdays until 8 p.m. when classes are in session; closed Sunday and Monday; kam.illinois.edu; 217-333-1861.
“Mars”; Experience Gallery; through Spring 2023; “American Revolutionaries: Art & Distribution”; Gallery 1; through Spring 2023; “Archibald Motley’s Bronzeville at Night”; Owens Gallery, through March 2023; “Nathan Gunn: The Art of Opera”; through Spring 2023; "Marks by Modern Masters: Selections from the Heintzman Collection"; through summer 2023; Peoria Riverfront Museum.
“Climate Change in Your Back Yard”; first floor Hot Science Gallery; through April 22; Illinois State Museum.
“The work of Kathy Sherman and Sharon Sommers”; through the end of March 2023; Time Gallery.
"Well-Designed Beauty: Trade, Technology, and Decorative Arts"; through May 23; "Pattern and Process"; through Dec. 22; West Gallery and Light Court; "The Ink Wash of Shozo Sato"; through Dec. 22; Main Level, Contempotary Gallery; "Latina Community Voces"; March 23-May 24; lower level, hood classroom; Krannert Art Museum.
"Anna Von Mertens: Glass, Metal, Thread: Building Our Observable World"; through April 2; "Wolf's Clothing: Imagism from the Collection"; through April 2; University Galleries.
"38th Annual Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition"; through March 31; Peoria Art Guild.
"Artists of Manneken Press"; through April 14; "Hattie Lee: Joy Intwined"; through April 7; Contemporary Art Center of Peoria.
"Amateur Exhibition"; Lisa Bergant, Armstong Gallery; Shea Grehan, Dolan Gallery; through April 20; McLean County Arts Center.
"Here I have Lived: Home in Illinois"; March 23-Jan. 21, 2023; Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.