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Mar
1
Thu
Members Meeting @ Lake Bluff Rec Center
Mar 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Artist and Social Media professional, Samual Beckman will be presenting “Socially awkward – A Guide to Social Media for Artists”. A learning session focused on how to establish a presence on social media to help promote your art.

Mar
9
Fri
Art Opening Party: PASSPORT @ The Gallery
Mar 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Exhibition Opening Posters are for Sale in The Gallery

The show includes paintings, photography, and jewelry featuring the following artists: 

Sandie Bacon, Sam Becker, Tom Coates, Diane Czerwinski, Meredith Kopelman, Bob London, Sue McFarlan, Joan Paparigian, Melissa Pierson, Edie Ottoman Risher, Amy Segmi, Kay Thomas, Georgia Velasaris Linda Vice

If you can’t make it tonight, come by another time.
Show ends on April 6, 2018

AOTB Gallery is located in The Gallery and is always open when
The Gallery is open.
The Gallery’s current winter hours are:
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday – Thursday 4–5PM
Friday – Saturday 4–9PM
We suggest calling The Gallery 224-544-5961 to verify the hours.

Apr
5
Thu
Members Meeting @ Lake Bluff Rec Center
Apr 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

TBD – contact us for more information.

Apr
13
Fri
Art Opening Party: INSPIRED @ The Gallery
Apr 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Exhibition Opening Posters are for Sale in The Gallery

The show includes paintings, photography, and jewelry featuring the following artists: 

Sandie Bacon, Diane Czerwinski, Liz Jensen, Meredith Kopelman, Lezlie Lenz, Sue McFarlan, Edie Ottoman Risher, Donna Sands

If you can’t make it tonight, come by another time.
Show ends on May 6, 2018

AOTB Gallery is located in The Gallery and is always open when
The Gallery is open.
The Gallery’s current hours are:
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday – Thursday 4–5PM
Friday – Saturday 4–9PM
We suggest calling The Gallery 224-544-5961 to verify the hours.

May
3
Thu
Members Meeting @ Lake Bluff Rec Center
May 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

TBD – contact us for more information.

2018 Summer Arts Festival

Village Green, Lake Bluff, IL

June 16-17, 2018

Artists on the Bluff 2018 Summer Arts Festival is an independent outdoor art show highlighting local artists.   Artists on the Bluff welcomes all fine artists who live within a 100-mile radius of Lake Bluff (members as well as non-members) to apply to participate in this annual event. Held June 16 & 17 on the Village Green in Lake Bluff, with live entertainment, food, and a children’s crafts tent, it will be a lively community event.

Artists will be notified of their acceptance into the 2018 Summer Arts Festival via email by April 20, 2018.   The 2018 Summer Arts Festival will be held rain or shineThere are no refunds and no alternate rain dates.

Application due date for AOTB Members: March 15th, 2018 and for Non-members, due date is April 10th. About and Apply for the 2018 Summer Arts Festival.

Artists On The Bluff

Promoting the Arts… Encouraging Artists

From large murals to small treasures… from plein air masterpieces… to contemporary abstracts… from sculpture to fine art photography, our artists know no bounds. But what binds us together is a belief in the power of art… its ability to transform and inspire, and to give meaning along the way.

Members Monthly Meetings

Monthly meetings are held 1st Thursday of every month in the Lake Bluff Rec Center from September through May, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Lake Bluff Rec Center, 355 W Washington Ave, Lake Bluff, IL 60044. Interested in joining? Come to a meeting and meet us!

Gallery Exhibitions

All members are invited to participate in exhibitions at The Gallery in Lake Forest, Illinois. Read more . . .

Our Mission

Artists on the Bluff is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization of local artists dedicated to promotion of the arts and encouragement of artists in general. We endeavor to achieve these goals through exhibitions, monthly meetings, educational programs, collaboration and participation in events in the Lake Bluff and Lake Forest, Illinois area.

Our Roots

Artists on the Bluff began back in the beginning of the new millennium, when two visionary artists . . . read more . . .