Art Spectacular is a multi-experience festival of art, music and children's programs. Founded by Rees Carillon Society board member, Barb Walker, the art show is a professionally juried fine art and craft show featuring museum-quality works. The participating artists are among the region's and nation's most recognized for their original work in a variety of media. Art Spectacular has been ranked in Sunshine Artist magazine's "Best 200 Art Fairs in the United States" every year from 2015 through 2020. Works of art and crafts range from $50 to $7,500. In addition to a silent auction and gift basket raffle, the event features hourly carillon performances and other performances by local musicians, artist demonstrations, a kids' art sale and food. Free admission.

Art Spectacular
Sat., Sep. 11, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sun. Sep. 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon
1740 W. Fayette Ave.

Illinois Times has provided readers with independent journalism for more than 40 years, from news and politics to arts and culture.

Now more than ever, we’re asking for your support to continue providing our community with real news that everyone can access, free of charge.

We’re also offering a home delivery option as an added convenience for friends of the paper.

Click here to subscribe, or simply show your support for Illinois Times.

Got something to say?
Send a letter to the editor and we'll publish your feedback in print!

Comments (0)

Add a comment

Add a Comment