Visual Arts

Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette

Kindness Club 

Friday, Dec. 14, 2:30-4:30 pm, Youth Program Room; All ages and abilities are welcome. 

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2018 Independent Artists Showcase

Wilmette Park District Community Recreation Center

3000 Glenview Road, Wilmette

Show on display through Tuesday, December 18

15 artists are participating in the showcase, which features a variety of mediums from landscape to portrait, ceramics to drawing.


Peter Nussbaum of Wilmette – Solo Photography Exhibit

On display now through Monday, Dec. 10

Winnetka Community House

North Shore Art League, First Floor Gallery Space

620 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka

Gallery hours:  Monday- Friday, 9 am – 8 pm; Saturday & Sunday, 9 am – 5 pm.  Closed holidays. 

This special exhibit includes 37 photographs of Peter’s recent work.  Among a variety of prints, Pete has captured scenes from Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, those featuring water drop reflections, and others not previously exhibited.  Pete’s documenting of nature and life with an understanding of pattern, texture and composition is something to be seen.


North Shore Art League 12th Annual ‘inchworks’ Fine Arts Show 2018

On Display now through Monday, January 14, 2019

Winnetka Community House, NSAL Second Floor Gallery Space

620 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka

Gallery hours:  Monday- Friday, 9 am – 8 pm; Saturday & Sunday, 9 am – 5 pm.  Closed holidays. 

Ten Wilmette artists have their work featured, including Beth Alwin, Christina Body, Caroline Greco, Claudia Lane, Jan Loew, Jonathan Lurie, Peter Nussbaum, Sally Schoch, Cindy Shanker and Burt Tesler.

150 creative works representing painting, drawing, printmaking, photography and mixed media are exhibited, with most artwork for sale.  It is a great place to purchase quality art at affordable prices, and the Small Works Show features great sizes for gift-giving during the holiday season, too!

Revenue from the show is dedicated to funding the NSAL school and outreach.  The North Shore Art League is a not-for-profit organization, now in its 94th year, dedicated to enriching the human spirit and the life of its community through art education and exhibitions.  For more information about its quality classes, workshops, programs and special events, contact the NSAL office at 847-446-2870 or visit its website, www.northshoreartleague.org.


Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette

Maker After Dark: Cookie Decorating with Lawrence Deans 

Friday, Dec. 14, 6:00-7:00 pm and 7:15-8:15 pm

Registration required beginning Friday, November 30.  Register online or call 847-256-5025.

Decorate your own winter-themed cookies with the guidance of a representative of this Wilmette bakery. Cookies and other materials will be provided.

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