9th Annual Chicago Botanic Garden Art Festival July 5, 6, & 7
Nature-Inspired Art From 95 Unique Artists
The beautiful Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, Illinois is once again set to host the Chicago Botanic Garden Art Festival this 4th of July weekend. Returning for its 9th year, the art festival features the exceptional work of 95 juried artists, and in keeping with the exquisite scenery, all art will embody a botanic theme, use, or material. This one-of-a-kind event kicks off Friday, July 5 from 4pm – 7pm with a preview night which for the first time is open to the public, and admission is free (regular parking fees apply). The festival continues Saturday, July 6 from 10am – 5pm, and Sunday, July 7 from 10am – 5pm. Admission to this world-class event is FREE for all attendees (regular parking fees apply)!
“The stunning backdrop of the Chicago Botanic Garden is unmatched and sets the tone for this unique Art Festival,” says Amy Amdur, president of Amdur Productions, producer of the Chicago Botanic Garden Festival. “Finding a piece of art for your home/office at this show is a wonderful way to keep nature with you year -round. ” she added.
Original art in a variety of mediums including paintings, photography, fashion/wearables, furniture, sculpture, jewelry, glass, wood, mixed media will be available for purchase in a range of price points, so there truly is something for everyone! Artists will be available throughout the weekend for booth chats and demonstrations, along with art activities for kids such as art fest bingo, spin art, coloring and a graffiti wall.
The 385-acre Chicago Botanic Garden features 27 breathtaking display gardens and four natural areas uniquely situated on nine islands surrounded by lakes. After a day spent exploring and viewing the variety of artwork on display, you are sure to work up an appetite. The Garden View Cafe will be serving a fresh menu featuring local, sustainably produced, and seasonal ingredients. The Garden View Café is located in the Visitor Center of the Chicago Botanic Garden. You can also find food and beverages at the Garden Grille and the Rose Terrace Beer Garden.
For more information about the Chicago Botanic Garden Art Festival on Friday July 5, Saturday July 6, and Sunday July 7, or about Amdur Productions, please call (847) 926-4300 or email [email protected] Preview artists online before you visit the Fair! Visit Amdur online at amdurproductions.com, as well as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest.
About Amdur Productions
For 36 years the Highland Park, Illinois-based Amdur Productions, a nationally acclaimed arts festival production company, has organized and directed many of the country’s most prestigious juried art festivals. Shows produced by Amdur include many in the Chicago area, such as the Gold Coast Art Fair, the Port Clinton Art Festival, Millennium Art Festival, Chicago Botanic Garden Art Festival, and in Milwaukee, the Third Ward Art Festival. Many Amdur Productions’ events are rated in Sunshine Artist Magazine’s “Top 100 Best Fine Art & Design Shows” and Art Fair Calendar’s “Best Art Fairs.”
About Art Zipper
Amdur Productions is also the founder of Art Zipper, a year-round, virtual art store featuring many of the artists who exhibit at Amdur Productions’ summer festivals. Shop for art, fashion, jewelry and more; or sell your own art online with a virtual Art Zipper storefront. For more information visit ArtZipper.com.