Visual Arts

Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette

Summer Community Art Show, Night and Day


The Library’s summer community art show explores the theme of Night and Day, featuring works by 35 local artists from Wilmette, Kenilworth and beyond.

Wilmette Park District

Community Recreation Center

3000 Glenview Road (at Skokie Blvd.), Wilmette

Arts in the Park Camp Art Show

Thursday, Aug. 8

Arts in the Park campers create amazing pieces of work over the summer.  A must-see exhibition of all their creative effort.   Stop by to see, on the First Floor of the Community Recreation Center.

Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette


Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 pm, Grades 2-4; Youth Program Room

The night sky is the limit as you experiment with different artistic techniques. Dress for mess.

Tuesday, August 6: 3-D Landscape.  Using found objects, collaboratively build an out-of-this-world landscape to be displayed in the library. Registration required, beginning Tuesday 7/23 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents; 7/30 for non-residents

Tuesday, August 13: Starry Silhouette.  Explore silhouette and splatter-painting as you create a starry scene to take home. Registration required, beginning Tuesday 7/30 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents; 8/6 for non-residents

Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette

Adult Coloring- Drop-in Program

Tuesday, August 13, 2:00-3:30 pm, Auditorium

Discover the therapeutic benefits of coloring at this drop-in adult coloring program. Relax, reduce stress, and leave feeling restored,  WPLhas plenty of coloring pages and pencils but feel free to bring your favorites. This program is not a structured program; draw and color at your leisure. No registration required.

Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette

Tie-Dye Extravaganza

Thursday, August 22, 6:30-8:00 pm, Youth Program Room, All ages

Fold, tie, dye, and wow! WPL will provide t-shirts and other materials to tie-dye, or you may bring up to two items of your own. Registration required, beginning Thursday 8/8 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents; 8/15 for non-residents

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