June 4th, 10am-2pm - Student art display, booths & butterfly activities @VeteransAcreNatureCenter
Enjoy activities celebrating butterflies and the natural environment at the Nature Center.
Submit art the week of May 30-June 3 for display at the event - drop off at studio or with your art instructor. If not framed we will put in temporary frame to display at the event. Pick up art the week of June 6-11 at the studio.
June 11th, 3-5pm OPEN HOUSE & Pride in Diversity student art display @creativeartsinc
Celebrate diversity and let's make some friendship & rainbow art! Art will be displayed throughout the studio during June. Display organized by our LGBTQ+ students & allies; thank you for sharing your ideas and talents with our community art studio.
Submit art the week of May 23-28 - drop off at studio or with your art instructor. If not framed we will put in temporary frame to hang at studio. Pick up art July 1-2 at the studio.
Sunday, August 14th, 1-4pm
Monarch Butterfly Fest & Celebrate Nature student art display @Crystal Lake Main Beach
A festival all about butterflies! Enjoy learning about Monarch Butterflies from local organizations, see the Creative Arts Student Art Show, plus collect coloring pages and other kids' activities to take home. Come dressed in your best butterfly shirts, wings, or hats! FREE
Fairy House Scavenger Hunt
Find Fairy Houses hidden around the grounds of The Dole mansion; see if you can spot them all! Outdoor event, no registration required. FREE
Friday, November 11, 2022, 5 PM – 8 PM @TheDole
lllinois Plants & Animals Art Show - Friends of Hackmatack @TheDole
Fill out application to submit art by October 1st - Ages 4 to adult eligible to apply. Any art not accepted to display at The Dole will be displayed at Creative Arts studio in November.
Deadline to Submit Application: May until October 1, 2022. (Acceptance cut-off at midnight)
Drop Off Art: October 12 – 19, 2022 @Creative Art Studio
Art Pick-up: Thursday, November 17, 5 PM – 8PM & Friday, November 18, 11 AM – 5 PM @TheDole
Show on Display to the Public: November 3 – 17, 2022
Community Art Show & Artist Reception: Friday, November 11, 2022, 5 PM – 8 PM
Creative Arts Student Art Display
See our Art Display at Marvin's Toy Store, art changes frequently to showcase our amazing students!
Visit Creative Arts virtual galleries here:
Gallery One @ Student Art Show
Gallery Two @ Adult Colored Pencil Art Show
Gallery Three @ Instructor Art Show
Gallery Four @ Monarch Butterfly Art Show
Artist interviews & art activity videos: Creative Arts YouTube
Summer Art Camp
Art Party or Scout Badges
Schedule your 1.5-hour private event for ages 6 & up, 5 to 15 participants. $16/participant includes all supplies, and instructor-led activity to create your choice of painting, sculpture or mini plushie project. Saturday & Sunday afternoons available, in studio or live online. More info: Party