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Lake Forest-Lake Bluff

The Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Community Associates was founded in 1969 and today draws a membership of over 250, predominantly from Chicago's northern suburbs.

Diverse creative programs, including art lectures at the Art Institute of Chicago, regional trips, historic home and architectural tours, and the occasional viewing of private art collections combine to enhance each member's appreciation of the visual arts. Programs are designed with the assistance of the Art Institute.

Members reside in the following zip codes: 60045, 60044, 60035, 60048, 60015, 60093, 60069, 60040, 60022, and 53147.

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.

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Calendar of Events


Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Member Tea and Tour of Adlai E. Stevenson II Farm

Mettawa, IL

Monday, October 3, 2016

Grohmann Museum and Pabst Brewery

Milwaukee, WI

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Guest Artist: Teresita Fernández

Art Institute of Chicago

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Pub Crawl Around the World

Art Institute of Chicago 

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Van Gogh: Home for Christmas and Architectural Tour of the Drake

Art Institute of Chicago and the Drake Hotel

Monday, January 9, 2017

Bertha Palmer and the Art Institute of Chicago

Lake Forest Library

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Ragdale House Resident Artist

Lake Forest, IL

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Benjamin H. Marshall Architecture

Michigan Shores Club

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Celebrating Art and Music

Art Institute of Chicago

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Meet Mary Cassatt

The Deerpath Inn