The Next Picture Show (TNPS) is a non-profit fine arts center in the Rock River Valley. Our goal is to nurture, develop, educate, foster the arts, and galvanize artists and patrons within the community.

Located in the heart of downtown Dixon, Illinois, we invite you to explore this website and to come back often to see current shows, exhibiting artists, workshops, classes, and special events.

Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or by appointment.

Looking for something specific? Check our Calendar of Events page.

Tickets available Thursday, July 17th for the
"Barn Bash" August 23rd, 6:00-10 p.m. at Dr. Strom's Barn.

Corky Siegel & Bonnie Koloc Concert - 7 p.m.
September 6, 2014 - 7 p.m. at The Next Picture Show.
Limited seating, $25 per ticket.

Preview video -

6 x 6 x 6 Art Student Summer Camp Information

Show runs through July 15, 2014.

Nuts About Art Winners 2014

Judge: Carolyn McKee Freese

1st. Stuart Roddy. Coleta, IL
2nd. Heather Shore. Sterling, IL
3rd. Nadine D'Angelo. Port Byron, IL

1st. Kathy & Chuck Dunning. Streator, IL
2nd. Rhonda LaMar James. Davenport, IA
3rd Kurt Salla. Topeka, IL

Honorable Mention
Karen Friedrich. Topeka, IL
Graydon Cafarella Dixon, IL
Jay Wennersten. Carol Stream, IL
Robert Spikerman. Sheridan, IL

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Gallery Hours
Tuesday - Saturday
8 am - 4 pm
or by appointment


The Next Picture Show
113 W. First Street
Dixon, IL 61021