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ATC Swaps

Barrington Cultural Arts Center

Second Saturday of each month from 1:00 - 3:30pm 

BCAC Gallery at the Ice House Mall (200 Applebee St., Barrington, IL)

Free Admission

March 9th, 2013 - Dr. Seuss

April 13th, 2013 - Umbrellas

May 11th, 2013 - Glasses

June 8th, 2013 - Crowned

July 13th, 2013 - Moving Parts

August 10th, 2013 - Wonderful Words

September 21st, 2013 - Things with Wings (third Sat. due to Art in the Park)

October 12th, 2013 - A Strange New World

November 9th, 2013 - Asymmetrical Eyes

December 14th, 2013 - Sparkle and Shine



Milwaukee ATC Live Trading 

Use the link above to find the latest information about the Milwaukee ATC live swaps.



Workshops and Conventions 

Art For All

We are currently planning to host the 2013 Art For All Convention in late July in the Chicagoland area or Milwaukee area.  Check back for more details.  If you are in the area and would like to volunteer to help organize the event please feel free to contact me (Kimberly) for more information.

You can find more information on atcsforall.com


Illinois Art Education Association


More info Here



Peter Patterson Glass


888 Tower Rd. Unit E


Mundelein, IL 60060


More info Here



Gallery Events

Barrington Cultural Arts Center

          Monthly ATC Swaps (see info above)

          Live Theatre performances on the 3rd friday of each month.

          Deck the Walls


Lakeside Legacy Arts Park

First Fridays 

Art, Music, Food and Drinks (cash bar)

Admission by donation (you set the price)

Use the link above for the most current information from Lakeside Legacy.


Museum of Contemporary Art- Chicago

Family Days - Second Saturdays

Every second Saturday the MCA invites families to learn about the art of our time through hands-on art activities, scavenger hunts, Look ‘n' Learn stations, and more.  Activities are appropriate for all ages.

Free (for families with children 12 and under)

11am - 3pm

220 East Chicago Ave.

Chiacgo, IL 60611


Smart Museum of Art - University of Chicago

Art Afternoons

Free and all materials provided

Best for children ages 4-12 (accompanied by an adult)

Noon - ?

5550 South Greenwood Avenue, Chicago, IL


The Art Institute of Chicago

Many events... see a calendar of events here: http://www.artic.edu/aic/calendar


Art Fairs

Art in the Park (BCAC) - Barrington, IL

Sunday, September 15th, 2013

Citizens Park, Barrington, IL






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