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Founded in 1978, Naperville Community Associates offers cultural opportunities to promote life-long learning in the visual arts to over 300 members each year.

Working closely with the Art Institute of Chicago, Naperville Community Associates provides programs at the Art Institute as well as tours of regional art venues. Of note is the three week academic Lecture Series presented locally in March. An out-of-state extended tour with an art focus is offered every two years.

Members reside in the following zip codes: 60540, 60563, 60565, 60564, 60502, 60532, 60515, 60187, 60503, and 60504.

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


Friday, September 9, 2016

Collecting Backward: Growing the Art Institute's Design Collection

Naperville Country Club

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Allerton Park Tour

Monticello, IL

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Guest Artist Program: Teresita Fernández

Art Institute of Chicago

Monday, December 5, 2016

Bertha Palmer at the Fortnightly

The Forthnightly of Chicago

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Real or Fake?: Art Forgeries

Stonebridge Country Club

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Contemporary Highlights

Art Institute of Chicago

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Along the Lines of Saul Steinberg

Art Institute of Chicago

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Celebrating Art and Music

Art Institute of Chicago

Thursday, May 4, 2017

The Baha'i House of Workshio

Wilmette, IL