Arts in Bartlett Gallery 215 S. Main

 Arts Center exhibit for August/September/October

"All Creatures Great & Small" Exhibit 

It's a Jungle Out There, Oil by Barbara Lipkin

"All Creatures Great & Small" is the three month exhibit now in our gallery. The reception for this exhibit is August 18 at 7 pm.  Artists now displaying and selling their paintings, photography and sculptures are including Marianne Andersen, Agnes Arnaiz, Joanne Barsanti, Susan Brauer, Kate Burlette, Carolyn Catalano, Madeline Derango, Barbara Lipkin, Lambert Lucietto, Michelle Lusader, Cynthia Meier, Jade Morem, Greta Pfiefer, Luis Santiago, Jenny Vogt, and Marilyn Winters.  Susan Brauer and Beck Hopkins currently have glass and jewelry; Penny Raidy, purses; and more jewelry by Marianne McKoveck, Bobbi Kinsey, Cindy Meier, Alex Bassi, Leona Ketterl and Viviana Bermudez. The gallery is open

 Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday 10 to 5 and Friday noon to 6 pm. This exhibit closes October 31. 

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

Saturday, October 7 through December

Accepting Fall & Holiday craft & gift items for our annual Boutique sale, ongoing through the holidays. Just drop off your items with the agreement form. We take 20% commission for members, 35% for nonmembers when you have a sale. Otherwise no cost to you. Go to the Adult Art page of to download the agreement form.

November/December/January 2018: "Timbre: The Color of Sound" Timbre is the character or quality of a musical sound or voice as distinct from its pitch and intensity. Interpret this however you'd like! Find your inspiration in music, musicians, and musical instruments Click here to get application form and hanging requirements.

February, March, April 2018: "On A Grand Scale" Think big! Here's your opportunity to work large or make a big impact!

Now through Dec. 8

Raffle for entries in “Decorate a Flower Pot” contest. $2 a ticket or 6 for $10

Eighteen decorated pots were entered in the Bartlett Heritage Days "Decorate a Flower Pot" contest.  Winners are Rosanne Derango for "Bartlett Heritage", youth Lindsay DeBuhr and adult Dale Anne Kasuba for "Best Theme", and youth Chloe Hernandez and adult Michelle Lusader for "Most Creative".   

All the entered flower pots were donated and are on display at the Arts in Bartlett Center, 215 S. Main St. until December 8, when the winning raffle tickets will be drawn, with proceeds benefiting the high school scholarship and Budding Talent Grant. Raffle tickets are now for sale at Arts in Bartlett, 215 S. Main 

Friday, October 13, 7-9 pm

Bartlett Oktoberfest Celebration

Did you know  German immigrants settled in Bartlett? Better bone upon your local history because we will test your knowledge with a Bartlett German Heritage Trivia Contest at our Oct. 13 Oktoberfest. We’ve started a series of trivia questions on Arts in Bartlett’s Facebook page to help you get ready. Go to for the first four. Then get your team of Bartlett history buffs together to win semi-fabulous prizes. And, get out your shorts, suspenders, hats, aprons and full skirts to compete for the best outfit as judged by Oktoberfest King and Queen Jerry & Laura Kubaszko. 

The incredible Mike Basin will be there with his accordion and who knows, a polka or chicken dance may suddenly break out. Brat appetizers, pretzels and German wine and beer. All for $10 for one ticket; $15 for two in advance. $5 more at the door. Go to the Tickets page to buy by credit or debit card. You can also to buy in advance at Arts in Bartlett with cash or check. 

Saturday, Oct. 14, 11 a.m. to 1 pm 

Come meet our newest music teacher, Alison Gaines. If you or your child needs some instruction to get to the next level on the bass or you're ready to learn a new instrument, drop by and talk to Alison. 

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

Hanover Township Senior Services Students, Oct. 2 - Nov. 2

Tuesday, October 17 6-7pm at Village Hall Gallery: Free Artist reception for Hanover Township Senior Exhibit 

Arts in Bartlett 

Artist Gathering, 7 – 9 p.m., October 17, Arts in Bartlett, 215 S. Main St.

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. Got a new project that you are working on and want to show it off? Want some feedback?  Please R.S.V.P. to Marianne at 

Wednesday October 18-Dec. 13  New Drama Kids classes

Arts in Bartlett is pleased to welcome Sherry Shannon and her teacher Jamie Moore to Arts in Bartlett. They will teach Drama Kids classes in the community room at 215 S. Main, on Wed., October 18-Dec. 13 (no class Nov. 22) The class for 5-7 year olds is from 5:30 - 6:30 pm. The class for 8-12 year olds is from 6:45 to 7:45 pm.Go to the Drama KIds page for more details.  REGISTRATION OPEN ONLINE NOW:

Saturday October 28, 10 am to 2 p.m

Halloween Fest, parade and treats at participating businesses. 

Looking for a beautiful place with art and holiday decor to have your company, organization or private holiday party?

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. 


Sunday, Nov. 5 Recitals

Free and open to all:Mindy Dupee's piano students: 11 a.m. & 1:30 pm and Dorothy Deen's Cello students: 4 p.m.

Monday, Nov 6 

Dorothy Deen's Cello Students, 7 p.m.

Sundays, Dec. 3, 10 & 17

Color My World Arts Academy Family Ornament Making Workshop, 3-5 pm 

Friday, Dec. 3, 7-9 pm 

Arts in Bartlett Holiday Party & 15th Anniversary Celebration 


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.