45th Annual Juried Fine Art Show

~  Saturday & Sunday, September 28th & 29th, 2019 ~ 10:00 AM-5:00 PM  ~  On the grounds of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital ~  450 W. Highway 22, Barrington, IL 60010  ~  Admission $5  ~  Children under 12 Free  ~  No Pets  ~  All proceeds benefit Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital ~


On Saturday and Sunday, September 28th & 29, 2019 we will celebrate 45 years of bringing fine art to our community. Held on the grounds of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, IL, this juried art show features more than 175 selected artists exhibiting works in every medium. Situated in the barns and tents throughout the property, this beautiful fall festival draws thousands of people from the extended community for a weekend of art, entertainment, food and fun for the entire family. A wonderful way to welcome the fall season!

See all The Artists

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.

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We look forward to celebrating our 45th anniversary with all of you! If you have any questions, email us at artinthebarn@comcast.net.

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Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital

450 W. Highway 22, Barrington IL  60010

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Celebrating 45 Years ! 

It’s our 45 year anniversary and we look forward to celebrating art, friends, family and community. We expect to have an amazing ensemble of 180 artists in 2019 exhibiting their works in the barns and tents throughout the grounds. This well respected art show and community event draws a large audience of new and repeat visitors every year. 

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 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!


Face Painting


Facepainting by Brushworks Saturday & Sunday, 12:00-3:00

Petting Zoo

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

Art in the Barn includes 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!

Food Menu

Brat Tent-sponsored by Good Shepherd Hospital

MJ's Coffee

Riverside Chocolate


Nothing Bundt Cake


Art in the BAR

hosted by Sticks of Fox River Grove

joyfully serving wine & beer for our adult visitors


Join us at Center Stage for music and entertainment

Live Entertainment

AITB Entertainment 2018

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!



Read the full article, THE ART OF CARING, by Country Contributor • August 1, 2017.

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!

View short video about Art in the Barn