Masterclasses program offer students the opportunity to learn from renowned artists with national and international reputations. Are you a master of your craft? Host your next class at Lakeside Arts Park at the Dole!

Now accepting proposals for 2019! Click here to download the application or fill out the application below.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a masterclass?
Masterclasses offer students the opportunity to learn from renowned artists with national and international reputations.

What is the Lakeside Arts Park at the Dole?
Lakeside Arts Park at the Dole is nestled within the grounds of the historic Dole Mansion in the northwest Chicago suburb of Crystal Lake, IL. The Lakeside Arts Park offers year-round musical and performance art events, visual art installations and culinary programs open to all ages.

What type(s) of art are best suited for a masterclass?
The Masterclass Program welcomes proposals from visual, music and performing artists.

What is the deadline to submit an application?
Masterclass proposals are being accepted through December 31, 2018. Click here to download the application or fill out the application below.

Application cost is: $20.00

Where should I send my application?

Mail Masterclass proposals to:

Lakeside Legacy Foundation
Attn: Patty Bell, Masterclass Committee
401 Country Club Road
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Email proposals to: pbell@lakesideartspark.org

(please add “Masterclass Committee” to the subject line of your email)

Required for Masterclass Application:

  • Resume for all parties involved in the Masterclass
  • Artist Statement(s)
  • Class description
  • How long have you been working in this medium/style of art?
  • Teaching history and references
  • Website link/artist social media page links
  • OPTIONAL: video of your art instruction/recent class
Visual Artist Required Materials: Portfolio of work (5-10 images) – hi-res digital .jpg preferred

Music Artist Required Materials: Sample audio/video (5-10 varieties)

Performing Artist Required Materials: Sample audio/video (5-10 varieties)

Masterclass Application

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Thank you for your interest in being one of our instructors in the Masterclass Program and supporting of Lakeside Legacy Foundation

For more information contact Patty Bell, Marketing & Gallery Coordinator at 815-455-8000 or email her at Pbell@LakesideArtsPark.org.