SAAC is dedicated to developing and sustaining arts and culture initiatives in Springfield and surrounding communities. We have been doing so since 1976. Our mission is to enrich the community by promoting all art forms and providing creative opportunities to participate in and enjoy the arts.
POETRY OUT LOUD
In partnership with the Poetry Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the the Illinois Arts Council Agency, SAAC will host the Central Regional and Illinois State Poetry Out Loud competitions for high school students. The competition that encourages high school students to learn about great poetry through analysis, memorization, and recitation.