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.
11 hours 54 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago CLOSING SOON—Supernatural Shakespeare
While Shakespeare’s title characters might have the most name recognition, the Bard’s meddling witches and mischievous faerie folk often steal the show. See this focused installation before it closes October 10.
15 hours 13 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago THURSDAY at 6:00—Join us for a tour of works in our collection presented in American Sign Language with voice interpretation.
1 day 12 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW OPEN—Humanism + Dynamite = The Soviet Photomontages of Aleksandr Zhitomirsky
The first exhibition in the post-Soviet world devoted to leading political artist Aleksandr Zhitomirsky offers a captivating portrayal of a satirist and loyal citizen who inventively furthered his country’s official causes across a tumultuous half-century.