Southwestern Illinois Creative Arts Syndicate

Be a part of the arts at SWIC!  Attend art exhibitions, theatre productions, film screenings, music concerts, and a guest speaker series. All events are free and open to the public.

Coming soon! The 2019-2020 academic year schedule!


Events to come


December 13-15, 2019 • Liberal Arts Theatre

SWIFF A 2-day film festival

To apply and for more information, visit


Events to come


June 13 • 4-7 p.m. • The Schmidt

Exhibition Opening Reception: Artists Constantine Gedal, Nicole Cooper, and Rob Thornberry

August 22 • 4-7 p.m. • The Schmid

Exhibition Opening Reception: Todd May, Nanette Boileau, Daniel Stumeier

October 24 • 4-7 p.m. • The Schmidt

Exhibition Opening Reception: Cory Sellers, Thomas Matthew Pierson, Amy Reidel

January 16 • 4-7 p.m. • The Schmidt

Exhibition Opening Reception: Angel Brame, Joe Page


Events to come


May 16, 2019 • 5 p.m.

Commencement Ceremonies – Listen on Blue Storm Radio on TuneIn

June 6-8, 2019 • 5 p.m

Celebrate Mark Twain broadcasts National Audio Theatre Festival in Kansas City, Missouri

Support and Funding

To support this growing arts and cultural program, please consider donating at A drop down menu will appear and you can click on SWICarts to donate any amount you choose.

Funded in part by the William & Florence Schmidt Art Center and Southwestern Illinois College Foundation.