Directions and Parking for College of Fine Arts Activities
How do I get there?
Illinois State University is conveniently located at the intersection of Interstates 55, 74, and 39 for easy access from any direction. The College of Fine Arts is located in the heart of Bloomington-Normal. Take any route to Business 51, and then head to Hovey/Beaufort Street (changes names at Business 51). Then go east 3 blocks.
Normal-Bloomington Area Map
Primary College of Fine Arts Buildings:
University buildings do not have street addresses since the university has its own zip code and postal system. However, for using your GPS to get you here, these are some useful approximate street addresses:
Center for the Performing Arts and Centennial Buildings: 400 W. Beaufort St, Normal, IL
University Street Parking Deck: 600 S. University St, Normal, IL
Bone Student Center Parking Deck: 455 W. Locust St., Normal, IL
Alumni Center: 1301 N. Main St., Normal, IL
For more campus building locations, check out the Campus Map.
Where do I park?
Parking for College of Arts Events is very easy and almost always free!
- Free Event Parking is available in the School Street Parking Deck (400 W. Beaufort St at School St.) for evening and weekend events and gallery openings. There's a sign out front that says "Arts Event Parking" with a lit "Closed" or "Open." When the "Open" sign is lit, simply go in and park anywhere after the first turn. No ticket needed.
This is good for all public College of Fine Arts events in the Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall and Theatre, Westhoff Theatre, Kemp Hall, Lab Theatre (freestage) and University Gallery openings.
- Public Parking is also available in the South University Street Parking Deck (600 S. University St, just north of Beaufort) at any time for $1.00 per hour.
- For Madrigal Dinners, free public parking is available at the Alumni Center, 1301 N. Main St.
- For the Illinois Shakespeare Festival, free public parking is available in St. John's Lutheran Church parking lot across the street from Ewing Cultural Center.