Visit Art in the Barn for Juried Art in all mediums including Oil, Watercolor, Pastels, Drawing, Acrylics, Fiber, Glass, Photography, Decoupage, Jewelry, Printmaking, Encaustics, Gourd Art, Reclaimed Materials, Ceramics, Sculpture, Wood, and Mixed Media. See the 2018 award winners
On Saturday and Sunday, September 22nd & 23rd, 2018 we celebrated 44 years of bringing fine art to our community. Held on the grounds of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, IL, visitors enjoyed the 180 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.
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Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital
450 W. Highway 22, Barrington IL 60010
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Celebrating 44 Years !
We had another amazing art show in 2018 with over 180 artists exhibiting their works in the barns and tents throughout the hospital grounds. With 44 years of momentum, this well respected art show and community event draws a large audience of new and repeat visitors every year. Be sure to see the 2018 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 Kids’ Art Corner and have their face painted!
We have a great raffle. Prizes are donated by the artists!
Facepainting by Brushworks Saturday & Sunday, 12:00-3:00
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!
KID'S Art Tent
Future artists spend enjoyable time painting pumpkins and creating masterpieces to take home.
Student Art Gallery
2018 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
The Great Grape
Nothing Bundt Cake
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!
2018 Award Winning Artists
Every artist at Art in the Barn is chosen by a team of Jurors representing every field of art and a diversity of experience. The winners of the 2018 are shown here with Sharon Vogel, who has served as Chairman of Art in the Barn for 15 years!
Sharon Vogel, Co-Chair of Art in the Barn, speaks to Country Magazine about our upcoming 43rd Art in the Barn Fine Art Show.
Co-chairs Sharon Vogel and Megan Clarke speak to 365Barrington about fine art, philanthropy, community and tradition during the 2016 Annual Juried Event!