Barrington Community Associates was founded in 1961 with 42 members, becoming the 6th Community Associates group of the Art Institute of Chicago. The name of the group was changed in 2007 to Barrington/Northwest Community Associates to highlight a greater geographical area for membership. Currently there are 200 members.
A wide variety of local programs, as well as illustrated lectures at the museum and trips to other museums and cultural institutions, provide enriching art appreciation for members. All programs are coordinated through the Art Institute.
Members reside in the following zip codes: 60010, 60067, 60014, 60005, 60047, 60074, 60004, 60013, 60056, and 60084.
Unless otherwise noted, programs are for Community Associates members only.
(G) Program is for Community Associates members and their guests. (M) Program is for Community Associates members only.
13 hours 49 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago “Every new painting is like throwing myself into the water without knowing how to swim.”
Happy birthday to accomplished swimmer Édouard Manet.
See ten works by Manet now on view—http://bit.ly/2jpR5X2
15 hours 22 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago THURSDAY at 6:00—Join us for a lecture with photographer and
MacArthur fellow LaToya Ruby Frazier as she discusses her work—personal, incisive explorations of issues surrounding race, representation, and social justice in places such as Flint, Michigan and her hometown of Braddock, Pennsylvania.
Free to IL residents—http://bit.ly/2jRrhpV
18 hours 30 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago Hark! Free Winter Weekdays continue at the Art Institute, with free admission all day for Illinois residents—now through February 16.
Image: [Now on view in Gallery 226] Edgar Degas. Café Singer, 1879. Bequest of Clara Margaret Lynch in memory of John A. Lynch.