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Dine & Dash for Education

Friday, October 18th – 4 to 9 PM – Belleville Campus 

The fun begins at 4 PM with a car cruise and a great line-up of food trucks. Music begins at 5 PM and the race takes off at 5:30 PM. This is a wonderful event your whole family can enjoy! Proceeds support SWIC scholarships and Schmidt Art Center programming. 

Register online to participate in the 5K Run/Walk or mail this Registration Form and fee to: SWIC Foundation, 2500 Carlyle Ave., Belleville, IL 62221

Music Performances

In collaboration with Southwestern Illinois College’s Music department, music performances are featured in the Marsh Gallery of the Schmidt in the fall and spring semesters.

Previous performances include concerts by members of the Saint Louis Symphony, the Chamber Singers, piano and flute duets, and SWIC student recitals.

Visit our Calendar page for upcoming concerts.

Exhibition Programs

Exhibiting artists often work in collaboration with the Schmidt to create special programs that relate to their artwork.

Previous programs include poetry readings, artist talks, and demonstrations.

Special Events

In collaboration with Southwestern Illinois College and the community, the Schmidt Art Center has offered special visual art engagement projects and events, including a student-led mural project, the Project Linus quilt project, and a seminar for artists to develop skills necessary for making a living through art.

These and future events impact students and the community alike. Visit our Calendar page for upcoming special events.

All programs are free and open to the public unless noted otherwise.
Call 618-222-5278 for more information or to make a reservation.