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The Next Picture Show (TNPS)Fine Arts Center is a 501c3 non-profit organization located at 113 W. First Street, in Dixon, Illinois. Built in 1854, TNPS opened its doors in 2004.

TNPS consists of a fine arts gallery that hosts a new art exhibition approximately every six weeks, drawing artists from around the Midwest. This space also conducts small musical concerts and is available for special event rentals. The lower level is the creative space for art classes and smaller art exhibitions.


Amy Sikyta, Executive Director
[email protected], 815.285.4924

The TNPS Board of Directors

The Next Picture Show is managed by an 8-13 member Board of Directors. The members serve 1 to 2-year terms and are elected each January.

Updated February 2023:

Board of Directors as of February 2023
Debbie Thompson, President
Nikki Lovett, Vice President
Teresa Good, Treasurer
Perry Paliga, Secretary
Gloria Nusbaum
Jayne Rose
Jim Hey
John McLane
Letha Catalina
Jim Hummel

Non-voting Board Advisors
Mary Oros
John Thompson

Our Mission & Diversity Statement

To nurture, develop, educate, and foster the arts and galvanize all artists and patrons within the community.

Diversity | Values:
Members of the Board of Directors for The Next Picture Show (TNPS) believe that each person is unique and rooted in their own culture. They also believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are important parts of our mission and of healthy communities.

TNPS is a safe space where artists and patrons have access to the art resources of TNPS and whose varied histories, voices, and life experiences are honored.  There is no room for prejudice or discrimination in our organization.

Our Sponsors

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Illinois Arts Council Agency
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United Way of Lee County Illinois

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