26 N Williams Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60014


6X6 PROJECT Arts Fundraiser


The 6×6 PROJECT is a fundraiser and online art auction/exhibition with all proceeds benefiting Raue Center’s educational programs, Mission Imagination and Sage Studio, which have been enriching the lives of over 20,000 kids a year in the local community since 2001. 

Our 3rd annual 6×6 PROJECT kicked off on January 15, 2021. Artists of all ages and abilities are invited to participate by creating original works of art, in a variety of mediums, on 6×6” canvases. Since our inaugural event in 2019, 6×6 Project has raised over $35,000 for MI and Sage Studio with canvases coming from around the Nation!

All artwork submitted to the 6×6 PROJECT will be available for viewing online.  Online auction starts June 7, 2021

Canvas pick up begins: January 15th, 2021
Final Drop Off Day: May 15th, 2021
Online Auction: June 7 – 26, 2021
Reception: June 26, 2021

PARTICIPATING LOCATIONS: Artists can pick up and drop off at Raue Center For The Arts OR any of the 4 locations. Due to COVID restrictions, Raue Box Office is currently open Tues – Fri from 2 to 4 pm. Please check each participating locations’ hours of operations as they are all different. PLEASE NOTE: Canvases will not be available for pick up at Raue Center February 13-23. Please visit one of our partner locations to pick up your canvas during this time.

Out of the Box – 71 N. Williams Street | Crystal Lake, IL | (815) 444-7446 

Brush Studio – 121 W. Main Street | Cary, IL | (847) 516-3880

Creative Arts Inc. – 400 Highland Avenue | Crystal Lake, IL | (815) 219-9243

Material Things – 103 E. Van Buren | Woodstock, IL | (815) 575-9710


Questions? Email  6x6project@rauecenter.org

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