On Saturday and Sunday, September 23rd and 24th, 2017 we will celebrate 43 years of bringing fine art to our community. Held on the grounds of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, IL, more than 5,000 visitors enjoy the 175 artists exhibiting in all art mediums. This beautiful fall festival continues to provide an ideal gathering place for a weekend of art, entertainment, food, and fun for the entire family. A wonderful way to welcome the fall season.
We thank the artists and vendors who donate a portion of their sales from this event, as well as our sponsors, and the more than 400 volunteers in our community who donate their time, experience and talent to Art in the Barn and Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital.
Visit Art in the Barn for Art in all mediums including Oil, Watercolor, Pastel, Drawing, Acrylics, Fiber, Glass, Photography, Digital Media, Jewelry, Printmaking, Ceramics, Sculpture, Scratchboard, Wood, and Mixed Media.
We'll see everyone September 23rd and 24th, 2017 for our 43rd annual celebration!
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Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital
450 W. Highway 22, Barrington IL 60010
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Celebrating 43 Years !
We are putting together another amazing art show in 2017 with over 175 artists exhibiting their works in the barns and tents throughout the hospital grounds. We had more than 5,000 visitors last year with perfect Indian Summer weather. Be sure to see the 2016 artist award winners! and all the fine artists who participated in the event.
Great for the Entire Family
With Music & Entertainment at the main stage throughout the event
Kids can enjoy the Petting Zoo and create their own art in the Children's Art Corner
We have a great raffle. Prizes are donated by the artists!
Petting Zoo open from 11:00am - 3:00pm each day. A $5.00 entrance fee includes a cup of food to feed to the animals. This wonderful activity is sponsored by friends of Art in the Barn, Pat & Fran Houlihan!
Children's Art Tent
Future artists spend enjoyable time painting pumpkins and creating masterpieces to take home.
Student Art Gallery
2017 Art in the Barn will include works from two chosen young artists from each of the District 220 Barrington elementary schools. Their works will be showcased at the end of the main garage.
Food & Entertainment
The Food Court is conveniently located near the main stage entertainment. A complete array of hand-prepared treats are available with something for everyone. Of course, the Famous Brat Tent, sponsored by Good Shepherd Hospital, is at the center of it all!
Brat Tent-sponsored by Good Shepherd Hospital
Mr Funnel Cake
The Great Grape
We extend an extra special THANK YOU to Consolidated Music in Barrington for running the sound system and providing equipment for our performers for many years!