Arts in Bartlett Gallery 215 S. Main

 Arts Center exhibit for November/December/January"Timbre" Exhibit 

Where can you meet John Lennon and Beethoven? 

At Arts in Bartlett's gallery, 215 S. Main, Bartlett in its new gallery exhibit,  "Timbre: The Color of Sound" Timbre is the character or quality of a musical sound or voice as distinct from its pitch and intensity."Artists have created works on the theme of music interpreted in many different ways -- abstracts, portraits, photographs, oils, pastels and ceramics. Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday 10 to 5 and Friday noon to 6 pm. This exhibit closes January 30, 2018.

Looking ahead -- artists can be working on these future exhibits and sales opportunities

February, March, April 2018: "On A Grand Scale" Think big! Here's your opportunity to work large or make a big impact! Interpret this however you'd like! Click here to get application form and hanging requirements.

Bartlett Village Hall Exhibits, 228 S. Main, 2nd Floor Gallery

Tuesday, Jan. 16

6-7 pm

Artist Reception

Don’t miss seeing the amazing works and meeting Promila Kumar at the Bartlett Village gallery on the 2nd Floor, 228 S. Main. Come to a reception Tuesday, Jan 16 from 6 to 7 pm and hear her talk about her work and how she came to this area. She earned a BFA with honors from one of India’s top art schools and opened a small gallery in India to share her love of vibrantly colored art at a reasonable price. Since she moved to the United States, she has continued to bring her passion to paintings that bring joy to homes and businesses. The exhibit will be in the Village Gallery until March 2.  


Tuesday,Jan. 16

7 -9 pm

Artist Gathering, Arts in Bartlett, 215 S Main



The Artist Gathering, an informal networking group for visual artists, want to share the love...and make some unique Valentine’s Day cards using collage. Jenny Vogt has note card blanks with envelopes for use cut and torn paper, rubber stamps, lace, and any other things you can bring. Bring scissors, pens, and a glue stick. Get ready for some creative fun and chit-chat.

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The Arts in Bartlett Artist’s Group is a casual group that likes to talk about art, events, exhibits, techniques, etc… don’t be shy, come have an evening out with like-minded artists.



Monday, Jan 15 “Peacock Feathers” & Friday Jan. 19 “Sail Away

Check out Jenny Vogt’s Watercolor Classes at the Adult Art page of


Thursday, Jan 18

You can still get your kids in Drama Kids.

This is the 2nd class of the series but Miss Sherry will still accept new students Sessions run every Thursday until March 1. The class for K-2 graders is from 6-7 and 3-6th graders is from 7:15 to 8:15. Just contact Sherry Shannon at and let her know you want to register.

Tuesday, January 23, 7 pm First Global Arts Meeting 

Time to get working again to have an even bigger better Global Arts Festival than last year. Join us to start planning for the June 23-24 festival in Bartlett Park. All are welcome. Questions? Call Cecilia 630 372 4152.

Thurs., Jan. 25 9 am – 9 pm Dinearound at D’licious Crepes

Cut this out and take in with you to help Arts in Bartlett

Fri., Jan 26 "To the Moon" 

Fri. Feb 2 "All you need.."

Linda Kay Uncorked Art -- Sip and Paint Classes 

Step-by-Step, 2.5 hour fun classes that take all the stress out of learning to paint. Go to Adult Art Page for full details. 

Tabla and Kathak Open House, Sat. Jan 27

Come to the open house Saturday Jan 27, 3-5 pm to find out more about Tabla, traditional Indian drums and Kathak, Indian classical dance.

Looking for a beautiful place to have a party or meeting? 

Arts in Bartlett’s Community Room and Galleries are available for anyone to rent. Rates are $15 an hour for members and $30 for nonmembers, except for corporate and sustaining members who can have the space free once in a calendar year. Accommodates 40-50 people. Piano, mike & speakers. Contact Cecilia, 630 372 4152 to check for available dates and a visit. 



Thanks to our volunteers, sponsors, Friends of the Festival, performers, food vendors, booth vendors and all the public who attended our first Global Arts Festival in Bartlett Park on  June 24-25. Put this date on your calendar for next year. June 23-24, 2018.