11th Annual Glencoe Festival of Art
“The Glencoe Festival of Art is delighted to return to Glencoe with a wide-variety of arts and cultural entertainment,” says Amy Amdur, president of Amdur Productions. “Nestled among upscale retail shops, cafes, galleries and restaurants, Glencoe’s quaint, yet charming downtown, provides the perfect destination setting for visitors to enjoy and purchase one-of-a-kind artworks from acclaimed artists.”
Free and open to the public, the Glencoe Festival of Art will showcase the work of more than 110-juried artists from across the country in a variety of mediums, including painting, photography, ceramics, glass, jewelry, and wood. In addition to the incredible artwork available for purchase, attendees will be able to interact with artists through demonstrations and booth chats. Kids also have the opportunity to participate in art scavenger hunts throughout the weekend.
Live Music will be played both Saturday and Sunday! Working up an appetite? A variety of restaurants and cafes will be open.
Amid the many downtown restaurants and cafes, festival attendees will have a wide-array of choices to satisfy their appetite, including Guanajuato, An Apple a Day Catering, or Guildhall. This festival is hosted in conjunction with the Glencoe Chamber of Commerce.
As part of the celebration of Glencoe’s 150th anniversary, you are invited to create an original poster in your medium. The contest is open to all artists of all ages! Create a poster that you think best represents Glencoe and ties in with the theme of the 150th Anniversary. Contest is open to everyone of all ages who reside in Glencoe.
FREE Admission, FREE Parking in commuter lots
In addition to the extraordinary artwork, festival-goers will enjoy live music, fun art activities for kids and great food at the Glencoe Festival of Art. Nestled amongst many upscale retail shops, galleries, cafes and restaurants, the festival completes a day of shopping and browsing in the charming Village of Glencoe.
All your favorite hits by the great duo, Cirrus Falcon!
FOOD & DRINKS
- Lisa’s Italian Ice
- Taquizas el Poblanito
- Judy’s Pizza
GETTING THERE BY METRA
Take the Union Pacific North (UP-N) line to the Glencoe Station