Mey-Mey Lim Book Signing! - "Georgia Goes to the Art Museum"
Sep
24
2:00pm 2:00pm

Mey-Mey Lim Book Signing! - "Georgia Goes to the Art Museum"

Join Artist Mey-Mey Lim as the illustrator of this wonderful children's book to get your copy signed! If you would like to order a book and have it signed you can pre-purchase the book before the event here. There are limited copies and we would love to see you at the book signing. 

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Brushes and Bottles - September
Sep
28
6:00pm 6:00pm

Brushes and Bottles - September

Join us every last Thursday of the month for Brushes & Bottles.  Come for a themed evening of painting, wine and fun.

$50/ticket includes all supplies, lite snacks and two hours of artistic fun.

Complimentary Adult Beverages will be served.  Participants must be 21 or older.  

Tickets must be purchased in advance online.

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Bensenville Holiday Market
Nov
10
to Nov 12

Bensenville Holiday Market

The Atkinson Fine Arts Center has sought out local artisans who design a wide range of items from household decorations, wearable fashion, delicious treats and any assortment of wonderful objects for the local patrons to purchase. There was no requirement to be holiday specific, so our vendors will have a wide variety of items for everyone to enjoy. Buy your gifts this Holiday season from people who made them with love for those you love!


If you are an artist, crafter, baker, or anyone who would like to sell items alongside our other local artisans please click the button to learn more!

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Brushes and Bottles - November
Nov
30
6:00pm 6:00pm

Brushes and Bottles - November

Join us every last Thursday of the month for Brushes & Bottles.  Come for a themed evening of painting, wine and fun.

$50/ticket includes all supplies, lite snacks and two hours of artistic fun.

Complimentary Adult Beverages will be served.  Participants must be 21 or older.  

Tickets must be purchased in advance online.

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Brushes and Bottles - December
Dec
28
6:00pm 6:00pm

Brushes and Bottles - December

Join us every last Thursday of the month for Brushes & Bottles.  Come for a themed evening of painting, wine and fun.

$50/ticket includes all supplies, lite snacks and two hours of artistic fun.

Complimentary Adult Beverages will be served.  Participants must be 21 or older.  

Tickets must be purchased in advance online.

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Brushes and Bottles - August
Aug
31
6:00pm 6:00pm

Brushes and Bottles - August

Join us every last Thursday of the month for Brushes & Bottles.  Come for relaxing evening of painting, wine and fun.

$50/ticket includes all supplies, lite snacks and two hours of artistic fun.

Complimentary Adult Beverages will be served.  Participants must be 21 or older.

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Summer Art Competition Opening Reception
Aug
1
7:00pm 7:00pm

Summer Art Competition Opening Reception

Atkinson Fine Arts Center is hosting a Summer Art Competition from a number of artists around the world.

The community is encouraged to support by visiting the gallery and voting on entries. Voting will take begin at the start of the opening reception and close on Aug. 5, 2017 at 5pm.

Voter cards will be for sale for $5 (cash only) to benefit the Fall Pumpkin Painting children's event. 

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July Solo Exhibition - 'Rural China'
Jul
1
to Jul 31

July Solo Exhibition - 'Rural China'

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Opening Reception - June 1, 2017 (7pm-9pm) , Collectors Club (6pm)

"My inspiration comes from the world around me. I am especially fond of the green countryside, where the air is devoid of smoke, the sky is a perfect shade of blue and everything is fresh. I believe that the objects and nature around you can really affect your emotions. A clear sky makes me happy, the fragrance of flowers and the singing of birds relaxes me while the quiet moonlight sends me into a trance."- Chijia He

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May Solo Exhibition - 'AK Creations'
May
1
to May 31

May Solo Exhibition - 'AK Creations'

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Opening Reception - April 1, 2017 (7pm-9pm) , Collectors Club (6pm)

"Art and design is my passion in life and it is practically everywhere. My art reflects the places I’ve been to and the things I’m attracted to. Create a realistic picture and throw some abstract into it. To make the imagery more like a fantasy dream like reality. Image an abstract world with a fantasy reality." -Amanda Insurriaga

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Featured Exhibition - 'Aliens with Extraordinary Abilities'
Apr
6
to Apr 9

Featured Exhibition - 'Aliens with Extraordinary Abilities'

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Opening Reception - April 1, 2017 (7pm-9pm) , Collectors Club (6pm)

Johan Wahlstrom is one of today's brightest artists who is making a conscious effort to describe the social political landscape of our contemporary world. His use of political iconography and brash painting style brings to the fore a raw juxtaposition of issues facing everyday life.

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March Solo Exhibition - 'Tribute to the Female Form'
Mar
1
to Mar 31

March Solo Exhibition - 'Tribute to the Female Form'

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Opening Reception - March 1, 2017 (7pm-9pm) , Collectors Club (6pm)

The Female Figure captures Ms. Colangelo's eyes which in turn moves her hand and arm to create “marks” on the surface describing the “spirit” of the Female Human Form. She responds to the images and marks upon the picture plane.

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February Solo Exhibition - Fine Art Doodles
Feb
1
to Feb 28

February Solo Exhibition - Fine Art Doodles

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Opening Reception - February 1, 2017 (7pm-9pm) , Collectors Club (6pm)

By manipulating everyday shapes, lines and curves to create confusion, Ms. Blaszczyk sets out to create an unprecedented situation.  The viewer is confronted with the conditioning of their own perception and interprets each piece by reflecting one’s own world.

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