Big Picture Initiative

Big Picture Initiative is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to build a thriving and vibrant community for all by using arts and creativity as a driver for social change, economic development, and wellness. We do this by providing arts-based solutions, promoting and supporting artists and arts initiatives, and advancing arts education.

We are supported by private donors and corporate sponsors in our region who believe in our vision.

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Our Four Guiding Pillars

Arts Advocacy

Supporting and uplifting artists

Arts Education

Empowering children through arts

Public Art

Increasing community vibrancy through art

Working Together

Collaborating for community enhancement

Big Picture Peoria is run by incredible creators!

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We are looking for more collaborative artists, performing artists, musicians, community leaders, and businesses. Contact us if you want to get involved with one of these ideas or if you have an idea for a collaborative public arts project.

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