April 15-18, 22-25
Reception: April 26, between 2-4PM
Special needs students from Western DuPage Special Recreation Association and Little City's Center for the Arts exhibit individual and collaborative works for the public to enjoy. Often referred to as "outsider art," these works are produced by non-professionals working from a personal vision.
Little City's exhibition, titled "Inner Visions," features the art of the Studio Artists of Little City. There will be an opportunity to meet many of the artists at the reception.
The programs offered at Little City’s Center for the Arts are innovative and groundbreaking, driven by the creativity, ingenuity and talent of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Moreover, the artists and artwork that have come to light as a consequence of this program are simply outstanding. Their work is widely recognized as being among the elite in the Outsider Art genre.
BAA & fotoMuses
May 9 – June 6
Reception: May 17, between 2-4PM
Gallery I: BAA Members Spring Show: "Think Outside the Box"
The Bloomingdale Artists Association is a group of local artists interested in expanding their knowledge of various media styles. The work in this show is the result of their latest project and routinely includes watercolor, oil, acrylic, photography, decoupage, sculpture, pen/ink, pastels, colored pencils, charcoal and more. Selected works will be offered for sale; negotiation/delivery details will be handled by the artists. Proceeds benefit the annual BAA Scholarship Fund.
The group meets at the Museum at 7 p.m., the second Wednesday of each month from September through May. Each session consists of a lecture or hands-on workshop. The drop-in fee is $5, or $25 per year. Contact the Museum for more information.
Gallery II: fotoMuses: “Images à la Sauvette” (Images on the Run)
In this exhibit, the fotoMuses pay homage to the great Henri Cartier-Bresson using the original title of a collection of his photographs, “Images à la Sauvette” (Images on the Run). As photographers, the fotoMuses are well aware of “The Decisive Moment,” as it applies to Cartier-Bresson’s work. In an article published April 1, 2014 by “fotographia,” the fotoMuses learned that “The Decisive Moment” was the English title of Cartier-Bresson's work, cited above and published in 1952 in France. The fotoMuses are pleased and excited to pay homage to one of the great 20th-century masters of photography.