Welcome ART LOVERS

Explore the vibrant local art scene through Art Beat for Fox Valley & Beyond. Meet area artists sharing their work and their stories. Learn about art exhibits opening, attend receptions (enjoy free food & drink!), mingle with the artists. Find upcoming art classes and workshops taught by area experts. Discover where you can stroll through art fairs in your neighborhood and enter art contests that regularly pop-up in this area & beyond. Join us as we CELEBRATE ART for all!

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Kiddie Korner

Arts & Crafts Activities Inspire Children to Learn & Grow Through Creativity 

SIDEWALK CHALK ART HELPS 

BEAT SUMMER BOREDOM!

Nothing tops the creative possibilities and accessibility of your own driveway -- instant canvas! A little sidewalk chalk in colorful color choices combined with a simple idea, and VOILA!

 

Pictured here is my granddaughter, Nadia, posing on their Aurora, IL driveway with her balloon bouquet, ably assisted by  her artist Mom, Kira -- ready for take-off!

 

Book Spotlight

ANIMALS AT THE OFFICE by

Sarah Sommer & Illustrated by Devan 

Colorful children's picture book is dedicated to anyone who's ever worked in an office! You don't need to be a child to benefit from the messages inside. Whether starting a new job or returning to school and a new classroom, fitting in and finding one's way can be daunting. The book's local creative team -- Sarah and Devan -- tell a sweet story through rhyming text and charming illustrations.    

   

Just For "Hue"

       SAVE THE DATE!

 

    ART WRAP PARTY IN  ST. CHARLES, IL SCHEDULED FOR

   SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, 2021   

 

The St. Charles Arts Council celebrates 10 years of advocating for the arts with a temporary fabric installation on the St. Charles Municipal building. Party includes meet & greet with fabric artist, Amanda Browder, Food, Entertainment & a live Auction.

 

Visit info@stcharlesartscouncil.org to volunteer or find more details.

 

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Other Resources
Fine Art Fairs and Craft Shows

Virtual and street art fair event listings nationwide, including fine art shows virtually online and in MichiganIllinoisMidwestFloridaNew YorkEast CoastWest Coast and Canada.

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