Peoria celebrates creativity & innovation

PEORIA, Ill - It was the fourth annual Ignite Peoria event at the Civic Center.

It's a day of fun for the entire family with local musicians, artists, innovators and more.

The event places a focus on STEAM, Which is an educational approach to learning that uses science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics. The celebration was free and this year featured new theater workshops.

 

 

 “Peoria has this awesome heritage of creativity and the arts, that goes back 100 years to ‘If it plays in Peoria’ and that mantra and we still have it today,” said Jenn Gordon Executive Director of Arts Partners. She adds, “This is really an opportunity at the start of the season, where everyone can get together right before the start of school and get excited about creative learning.”


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