The next One State Together in the Arts conference will be held in Galesburg, Illinois from October 21–23, 2018. Further details regarding One State conference programming, registration, scholarships, and more will be announced at later dates. One State Together in the Arts is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency. Click here to learn more. Sponsorship opportunities available! Contact the One State 2018 Planning Committee via email at

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One State Together in the Arts is about showcasing the breadth and diversity of the arts in Illinois. In 2015, we were delighted to work with Evanston’s creative community to showcase the work of a diverse group of Evanston visual and performing artists and organizations during the conference.

Thank you to our 2015 Performing Artists and Groups
Actors Gymnasium
Black Tulip
Evanston Children’s Choir
Evanston Dance Ensemble
Evanston Symphony Orchestra
Hybrid Project
Jutta and the the Hi-Dukes
Kristin Lems
Light Opera Works
Muse of Fire
North Shore Choral Society
Tim Rhoze
Enid Smith
Piven Theatre

Thank you to our 2015 Visual Artists and Organizations
Beth Adler
Sun Choi
Melanie Deal
Joyce Elias
David Anthony Geary
Alice George
Amy Gertler
Doug Haight
Chris Heisinger
Indira Johnson
Fran Joy
Sarah Kaiser-Amaral
Bonnie Katz
Jill King
Natasha Kohli
Sarah Laing
Mollie Morris
Kristen Neveu
Alfonso “Piloto” Nieves Ruiz
Didier Nolet
Darren Oberto
Open Studio Project
Harrison Parkes
Rita Shimelfarb
Shorefront Legacy
Jevoid Simmons