8 art events you should check out this summer in Northern Illinois – Illinois News

8 art events you should check out this summer in Northern Illinois –  Illinois News

Check out these great arts shows, artisan markets and craft fairs across Northern Illinois.

Cantigny Park, Wheaton

June 17-18

Enjoy the sprawling gardens at the 500-acre Cantigny Park while taking in the artwork of more than 70 juried artists. Food trucks will be available onsite and there will be opportunities to partake in a craft of your own. Admittance is free with paid parking; more details can be found by visiting Cantigny.org.  

Downtown Riverfront Park, Algonquin (one block north of Algonquin Road)

June 17-18

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this art show features a variety of art for sale in a variety of media. The show runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Visit ArtontheFox.com for more information.

100 S. Third Street

July 22-23

Voted as one of the top 200 art shows in the country by Sunshine Artist Magazine, the Geneva Arts Fair attracts more than 140 artists every year. From drawing, painting and sculpture to ceramics, textiles and jewelry, there is plenty for fest-goers to enjoy or purchase. Visit genevachamber.com for further information.

Downtown Elgin

August 5-6

Watch as Grove Avenue and Spring Street transform into an art marketplace extravaganza at the 9th annual Art and Soul on the Fox. Admission and parking are free, and a full list of the weekend’s events can be found by…

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