Children’s Art Preservation Association (CAPA) 

CAPA is a not–for-profit organization, that devotes its resources to preserving and displaying the art of Children in the Morrison Community, sponsors activities that promote and encourage participation in the visual arts, supports the work of local artists and partners with local schools to create programs/curriculum that expand instruction and appreciation of the visual arts in our schools.

P.O. Box 45

Morrison, Illinois 61270

(815) 772-7657 Ph


Indigo Turtle Art

Husband and wife artisans James Johnson and Carole Isenhart create one-of-a-kind miniature works of wearable art. James handcrafts porcelain jewelry and jewelry components while Carole creates Kumihimo braided neck cords which are the perfect compliment for James’ porcelain pendants or may be worn alone. The company’s jewelry can be found locally, at art fairs and online through their Etsy shop.

5789 Garden Plain Road

Fulton, Illinois 61252

(815) 441-3166 Ph


Morrison Historical Society

The Morrison Historical Society collects, preserves, studies, interprets, and exhibits significant materials relating to Morrison’s growth and development, while providing educational services for the purpose of increasing and enriching public knowledge. The society also operates Morrison’s Heritage Museum, open May thru Thanksgiving; Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 1-4 p.m.

202 E. Lincolnway

Morrison, Illinois 61270

(815) 772-8889 Ph


Timber Lake Playhouse

Timber Lake Playhouse, located in rural Mount Carroll, is the oldest continuously operating professional, non-profit summer theatre company in Illinois, having been founded in 1961. The current theatre, built in 1974, houses 371 fixed seats overlooking a 45-foot semi-thrust revolving stage. Since it’s first opening night on June 28, 1962, the Playhouse has presented more than 350 plays and musicals and nearly 4,000 performances. TLP presents a challenging combination of material each year: a mix of large-scale musicals, new plays, and contemporary classics. The theatre hosts annual educational workshops for children and teens in conjunction with the Magic Owl Children’s Theatre’s productions of plays and musicals for young people and their families. Every August, Timber Lake also hosts week-long developmental workshops of new plays and musicals as part of its commitment to the future of American theatre. The Resident Company consists of 35 – 40 performers, technicians and musicians selected by interviews and auditions in cities across the country. Numerous guest performers, directors and choreographers supplement the resident company each season. Timber Lake is proud of its national reputation for excellence as a professional summer stock theatre. The theatre has served as launch pad for theatre artists of all kinds who have gone on to excellence in film, television, on Broadway and stages all over the world.

8215 Black Oak Road

Mount Carroll, Illinois 61053

(815) 244-2048 Ph

(815) 244-2035 Box Office