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There is a vibrant artistic community in Williamson County that offers visitors a rich variety of dance, music and theatre as well as an art gallery with rotating exhibits throughout the year.  We have several performing arts theaters and other facilities that showcase the artistic side of both local and national talents.

Carterville High School Performing Arts Theatre

1415 West Grand Avenue
Carterville, IL 62918
Phone: 618-985-2940
This 750 Seat theatre features a full orchestra pit, large stage, air conditioning and convenient and ample parking for audience members. From a performance standpoint, the auditorium also features a large backstage dressing area and wondrous acoustics.

Herrin Civic Center

101 South 16th Street
Herrin, IL 62948
Phone: 618-942-6115
The Herrin Civic Center is a multipurpose facility with conference areas, a galleria that seats 350 and an auditorium that seats 341.  The Civic Center is host to all types of performances on a regular basis and can be rented for small meetings, stage performances and social events such as wedding receptions, reunions, etc.  Many nationally known entertainers perform for the Patron of the Arts Series and for special appearances.

John A. Logan College Museum and Gallery

700 Logan College Road
Carterville, IL 62918
Phone: 618-985-3741
Named after Civil War General John A. Logan, the college combines modern architecture and a beautiful park-like setting. Memorabilia of General Logan and his wife, Mary, are on display in the museum and art gallery at the college.

John A. Logan College O'Neil Auditorium

700 Logan College Road
Carterville, IL 62918
Phone: 618-985-3741
Located within the John A. Logan Community College, this 316 seat theater is host to many collegiate and community performances.

Little Egypt Arts Centre

601 Tower Square Plaza
Marion, IL 62959
Phone: 618-998-8530
Little Egypt Arts Association is a not-for-profit artist Co-op that was established in 1995 by approximately 20 local artists and art patrons.  It's the largest cooperative art center in Southern Illinois, offering a gift store, art classes and group workroom.

Marion Cultural and Civic Center

800 Tower Square Plaza
Marion, IL 62959
Phone: 618-997-4030
The Marion Cultural and Civic Center serves Southern Illinois as an outlet for cultural and artistic opportunities of all types. MCCC is a 1094 seat performing arts center located in the historic town square of Marion, IL. In addition to providing a state-of-the-art theatrical facility at a low rental cost, MCCC also provides a portion of the lobby to display paintings and artwork from Southern Illinois artists.

Side Door Art Books and Gallery

100 East Illinois Avenue
Carterville, IL 62918
Phone: 618-985-8918

The Pavilion

1602 Sioux Drive
Marion, IL 62959
Phone: 618-993-2657
The city of Marion owns and operates this massive facility developed on a 12-acre lake.  The spectacular setting has approximately 30,000 square feet of space designed to rent.  An Expo Hall and 3 separate Banquet Rooms are available to cater to your every need.  The Pavilion provides the perfect solution for meetings, gatherings, and events for the Southern Illinois area.  Shopping, accommodations, and restaurant facilities are just a few minutes away... More »

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