Originally formed as the Wayne-Geneva Associates in 1958, the group changed its name to the Fox Valley Community Associates in 1965, reflecting a broad base of membership from several communities along the Fox River, especially the towns of St. Charles, Geneva, and Batavia.
With a membership of over 200, Fox Valley Community Associates works in close association with the Art Institute to provide comprehensive programs which promote an appreciation of the visual arts. Trips to the Art Institute, as well as to other regional cultural venues, are highlights of the program year. The group also supports local outreach programs in art education.
Members reside in the following zip codes: 60174, 60134, 60175, 60510, 60184, 60119, 60543, 60124, 60115, and 60554.
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.
15 hours 28 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago Take a look inside Saints & Heroes: Art of Medieval and Renaissance Europe with WTTW - Chicago PBS.
2 days 11 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago Mary Cassatt was the only American artist to exhibit with the original Impressionist group. This sensitive portrayal of a mother and child reflects the most advanced 19th-century ideas about raising children. Scientists and physicians of the day encouraged mothers (instead of wet nurses and nannies) to care for their children and to include regular bathing in their hygiene practices to prevent disease. #5WomenArtists
See three paintings by Mary Cassatt now on view: http://bit.ly/2nl9Z68
Image: [Now on view in Gallery 273] Mary Cassatt. The Child's Bath, 1893. Robert A. Waller Fund.