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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.

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Calendar of Events


Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Gauguin: Symbolism, and The Return to Spirituality: The Representation of Nature in Gauguin’s Work 

Art Institute of Chicago

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Chicago’s Public Art: Stories Behind the Sculptures

White Eagle Country Club

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Discover Chicago Neighborhoods

Bus tour of Chicago, IL

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Guest Artist Program

Art Institute of Chicago

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Self-Guided Tour of Art Institute Exhibits

Art Institute of Chicago

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Greek Myth in the Art Institute of Chicago

Stonebridge Country Club

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Deering Family Galleries of Medieval and Renaissance Art 

Art Institute of Chicago

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Celebrating Art & Music

Art Institute of Chicago

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Frank Lloyd Wright Beyond Chicago

Bus Tour