News & Events

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New Village Hall Exhibit

"Amiercan Woman" ceramic by Lambert Lucietto

April 8 - May 8,  Bartlett Village Hall, 2nd Floor Gallery, 228 S. Main St. Annual Arts in Bartlett Member Show  

The 11th Annual Arts in Bartlett Members’ Art Exhibit will be at the Bartlett Village Hall Gallery  on the 2nd Floor of 228 S. Main St.  from April 8 to May 8 during the times that Village Hall is open—8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays; 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. The artist reception, free and open to the public is 6-7 pm, Tuesday, April 21.Artists in this years’ show are Joanne Barsanti, Lisa Callaghan, Raquel Gabuya, Linda Kay, Lucy Litvinenko, Melissa Lloyd,  Lambert Lucietto, Nancy Marshall, Rosie Martindale, Patricia Panopoulos,  and Greta Pfeifer.  

.May 1 - July 30 "Daydreams - Abstract Art" exhibit, featuring Mark Yee, abstract artist from Chicago


Arts in Bartlett Art Center Gallery, 215 S. Main Street

Abstract art featured at Arts Center during May, June, July

Arts in Bartlett’s  next three-month  art exhibit “Daydreams: Abstract Art”, is on display now until July 30 at the Bartlett Center for the Arts, 215 S. Main St. in Town Center. Mark Yee from Chicago is featured in the front gallery, along with local artists Joanne Barsanti, Kathie Chicoine Linda Kay, Wes Lee K, Cheryl  Lazopoulos, and Greta Pfeifer.  The gallery is open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday noon to 7 p.m.  Come meet the artists at a special “$5 Friday” event , at 7 p.m. June 19, with food, drink and jazz musician Louise Kelly. Call 630 372 4152 for more information. 


Teacher Linda Kay, Bartlett Center for the Arts, 215 S. Main. Go to the Adult Art Page for more information and registration  

May 8, 7-9 p.mLinda Kay's Uncorked Art Classes - Deco art Social Art working: “Lavender Fields”   Beginners and Painters welcome. A sip and splash paint on canvas class that takes you step-by-step to a beautiful painting. 


May 1 - September 4: Now in its 23rd year, the Passport to Adventure Program sponsored by the members of the Kane-DuPage Regional Museum Assocation invites children ages 4 and up to explore the local museums, nature centers and arts center. The Bartlett Arts Center will be open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, and noon to 7 p.m. on Friday to offer a tour and a kite making activity. 


May 17:   1-4 pm, Free cello recital with nine students of Dorothy Deen.

May 30:   1-4 pm, Free Cello Studio Open House. Have your child try out a cello, with various sizes available.

MAY 18 Dinearound at TL's Four Seasons

Arts in Bartlett has its first in this year’s series of “Dine-Around for the Arts “ at one of the highest rated Chinese/Japanese restaurants in our area — TL’s Four Seasons at 110 W. Bartlett Ave.  All day long, from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday, May 18.  TL’s will contribute a portion of diners’ lunch or dinner bills to Arts in Bartlett if they bring in a coupon, which can be picked up at Arts in Bartlett Center for the Arts, 215 S. Main in Town Center or download the coupon by clicking here. You can also contact to have one emailed to you or call 630-372-4152 to have one mailed.  


June 19      7 p.m., “$5 First Friday” party and reception for “Daydreams” Abstract artists. Food, drink and jazz musician Louise Kelly. 


While reconstruction is being done at the library this summer, the Arts Center will host two Bartlett Library programs and have a joint field trip.  

June 26:    9-11 a.m. Free story/craft time for PreK – 2nd grade with Bartlett Library staff

July 10:     9-11 a.m. Free story/craft time for PreK – 2nd grade with Bartlett Library staff

July 18      9:05 a.m. Board the Metra for a free family field trip to the Art Institute. Travel by trolley from Union Station to the museum. Register    at the library or the Arts Center. Limit of 32 on the trolley; others can walk or take a taxi. Limit of 50 overall. 

June 27-28      10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Bartlett Arts Festival: art vendors, entertainment, children’s art activities, food. At Bartlett Park, North and Oak Street. Free. Go to 2015 Arts Fest Page for more details. 

Every Wednesday, 7 p.m.  Bartlett International Chorus, Rehearsal takes place at the new Bartlett Center for the Arts, 215 S. Main St. New members welcome. Call Rita 630-956-8814 for more information.