Art at the Glen’s 13th annual art festival returns Saturday, August 6 and Sunday, August 7 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., along Patriot Boulevard in Glenview, Ill.
“Art at the Glen is delighted to return to The Glen Town Center with a wide-variety of arts and live music,” said Amy Amdur, president of Amdur Productions. This year, The Glen Town Center will transform into an outdoor cultural experience for people to enjoy original art, an array of shopping and dining options as well as live performances by the renowned Marriott Theater.”
Rated as one of the top 30 shows in the United States by Sunshine Artist Magazine, Art at the Glen will line the streets showcasing the work of 185-juried artists from across the country in a variety of mediums, including paintings, photography, ceramics, furniture and jewelry. In addition to supporting the arts and viewing incredible artwork available for purchase, festival guests will be able to have one-on-one conversations with artists through booth chats. Kids can enjoy a special area designated just for them with interactive games and activities, including art scavenger hunts throughout the weekend.
Free and open to the public, guests can look forward to hearing live music. Restaurants in The Glen Town Center will be open for business, serving up summer favorites.
Rated as one of the top 30 shows in the United States by Sunshine Artist Magazine, the prestigious Art At The Glen outdoor festival showcases original works from more than 185 juried artists.The community is affluent, with Glenview’s population of 49,000, the median family income is $125,000, with about 12% earning more than $200,000.
The festival is held in the elegant Glen Town Center a spectacular mixed use development which boasts incredible shopping and dining experiences for visitors and the residents of the newly built condominiums, rental apartments and lovely single family home neighborhoods. Magnificent architecture, beautiful tree-lined streets and wide walkways make The Glen Town Center a special place. Dozens of stores, cafes, restaurants and a 10 screen movie theater add to the mix. Parking is close, plentiful and easy for artists and visitors alike.
Art at the Glen offers extraordinary artwork of all mediums, including ceramics, fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, metal, mixed media, paintings, drawings, photography and wood. Artists will have the opportunity to interact with the public through art demos and booth chats.
Live music and great food from neighboring restaurants add to the experience of this free outdoor festival. Fun art activities for kids make Art at the Glen a destination for art enthusiasts of all ages!
Attendance: Festival attendance has built steadily year over year from the Chicago communities and the surrounding communities. About 185 juried artists are featured at this show which enjoys attendance of about 35,000+ people. Plenty of free parking and free admission make this a must attend festival in the Chicago area.