1st Friday Art Show at the Dole was voted 2014 – 2018 ‘one of the Best’ Galleries in McHenry County by the Northwest Herald Readers’ Choice Awards!
1st Friday Art Show at the Dole – People living in and near McHenry County, and throughout all of the Chicagoland area, have the opportunity to enjoy an artistic evening with wonderful featured art, chances to meet and mingle with artists, and the opportunities to purchase an original piece(s) of artwork. Lakeside Arts Park at the Dole is proud to welcome the community to the 1st Friday Art Show on Friday, October 5th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.
$5 Suggested Donation – Your financial contribution supports the historic preservation of the Dole Mansion and Lakeside’s art, education, and community programs.
Supported by: Foglia Family Foundation
Dole Gallery: Dangerous Lullabies IV
Kathleen Isacson and Associate Artists
Dangerous Lullabies IV is a group fine art exhibition that explores the curious allure of things that frighten us. Artists from across the country have conspired to fill a historic mansion with paintings, sculptures and fine art creations which examine the beauty found in the ashes of terror and the magnetic pull things disturbing, on-edge or dark.
This is the fourth year for the Dangerous Lullabies Exhibition, join us the opening night to see why it’s back by popular demand! This is a national exhibition showcasing artists from close to home and around the US.
Performer: David Barsotti
Sage Gallery: Crystal Lake Camera Club
The Crystal Lake Camera Club, located in Crystal Lake, Illinois, was started about 1980 to provide our members with the opportunity to enjoy the hobby of photography and improve their photographic abilities.
The Crystal Lake Camera Club’s mission is to welcome photographers of all skill levels and interests and to help them grow through a nurturing environment, which provides and promotes good techniques and practices, educational workshops, photographic opportunities, challenging competitions, and open discussion set in a fun and friendly atmosphere.
Our club is a member of The Chicago Area Camera Clubs Association (CACCA), an active group of about 40 clubs. Winning prints in our competitions are entered in their monthly competitions.
Live music in the Sage Gallery by: Cathy Grochowski
A guitarist, vocalist and occasional recording artist, Cathy performs at fund-raising events for charity organizations, churches, and elsewhere. At the foundation of her art is the desire to provide joy to others via a unique musical style. Working with many performers from all over the northwest suburbs, her goal is to create an engaged listening experience for a variety of audiences.
Hallway Gallery: Resident Partner Artists
For more information contact Patty Bell, Marketing & Gallery Coordinator at 815-455-8000 or email her at Pbell@LakesideArtsPark.org.
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