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All About the Elgin Art Showcase
Amanda Harris
Coordinator of the Elgin Showcase

164 Division St.
Eighth Floor
Elgin, IL 60120

January 2007, the City of Elgin opened the doors to the Elgin Art Showcase, Elgin’s newest performance and gallery space. Located on the eighth floor of the historic Professional Building at 164 Division Street in the heart of downtown Elgin, the Art Showcase offers an intimate space for local artists to exhibit their work and performers to display their talent.

Location & Amenities
The Elgin Art Showcase is located near City Hall parking and downtown restaurants and is handicap accessible. The theater boasts a spectacular view of the city, a grand limestone fireplace, and a 100-seat capacity. The gallery space is equipped with picture rails and track lighting.

Upcoming Performances

Come and enjoy an evening of art and performance at a reasonable price and close to home. View upcoming performances.

Rental Information
For rental information, contact Coordinator Amanda Harris at (847) 931-6019.

Call for Visual Art Curators
The Elgin Art Showcase is looking for curators for month long exhibits during 2015 and 2016.  Interested parties should click here to complete the form.  Each exhibit will have either an opening or closing reception, sponsored by the Elgin Art Showcase.  Curators will be selected no less than 2 months before the exhibit is set to open.  All exhibits and curators will be credited for their work on all press materials.  

Curators will have support from the EAS Coordinator in creating the calls for work, reception set-up, artwork drop-off and pick-up, and label creation for artwork. 

For more information or questions or concerns, please contact Amanda Harris, Elgin Art Showcase Coordinator at  

Accepted artwork will be dropped off at the Elgin Art Showcase on July 30, 2015 from 4:00-6:00pm. Accepted artists must submit a $10.00 installation fee at the time of artwork drop-off.