Thursday, October 11, 2012
On Sunday, October 14, pumpkin painting, interactive art activities, musical demonstrations and light refreshments can be enjoyed by all.
The David Adler Music and Arts Center, 1700 N. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, will host an Autumn Open House this Sunday to celebrate the arts and, allow attendees to tour the facility. The Adler Center, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, will host pumpkin painting, interactive activites with art and musical demonstrations. Visitors are invited to tour the center and faculty will be available to discuss teaching methods in addition to musical performances. Parking is free, and all ages are invited to attend. Refreshments also will be served. The open house will be held on Sunday, October 14 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. For additional information, call Ellen Williams at 847-367-0707 or visit the website at www.adlercenter.…
Friday, March 23, 2012
Stephanie Toral's work is now on display at David Adler Music and Arts Center as part of Libertyville's Fine Arts Month.
Thursday, November 10, 2011
To mark his 10 year anniversary as an Adler Exhibition Artist, Klunk will allow for a special re-issue of his much loved Libertyville works including images of the Cook Park Rose Garden and the David Adler House.
Thursday, October 6, 2011
The open house event offers tours of the historic place in Libertyville.
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Thursday, October 6, 2011
The David Adler Music and Arts Center will host an Open House on Sunday, October 9 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The free event at 1700 N. Milwaukee Ave. offers visitors a chance to learn about the facility and its offerings. Faculty and staff will be showcasing their talents, interactive art projects and free tours of the historic site. Faculty musicians in areas of piano, violin, voice, drums and guitar will be performing in studios throughout the site and will be available to discuss their individual teaching methods with interested parties. Art instructors will showcase their own talents as well as their students’ in the art studio to the rear of the facility and will also offer fun and interactive demonstrations for all age groups. Tours of …
Thursday, July 28, 2011
The long-time Libertyville resident helped launch an art program at Copeland Manor School.
Beth McKenna, who launched the Famous Artists Program at Copeland Manor School, began working with acrylics, then tried oils. Her paintings range from abstracts, to landscapes, to seascapes, to still lifes. She has been taking painting classes in Highland Park and recently began learning the art of woodblock printmaking at a print studio in Evanston. It’s a technique she now knows she’ll continue using. “I go do the woodblocks, then I go paint a traditional landscape, then I’ll paint a completely abstract piece. And so I’ve just got things going all the time,” McKenna explained. “I keep my hands in a lot of different things.” Aside from her own endeavors, she also does commissions for individual art buyers or home designers. “I’ll do a …
With abstracts, landscapes, woodblock prints, and school art programs, a Libertyville artist keeps finding new things to create.
Beth McKenna of Libertyville has been involved in the arts ever since she can remember, and as she has explored her talents, she also has made it possible for her children to grow in a school system where the arts come alive. “I always worked in the arts,” McKenna said. “In college, I ran an art camp out of my house because it’s a summer job and I’m so not corporate, and I love that.” Her pursuit of art deepened in 2000 when she closed the women’s clothing company she ran with her mother for 15 years. “It was a custom collection that we manufactured at a plant in Lake Forest and sold all over the country at home parties,” McKenna said. “When we closed, it gave me the opportunity to think about what I wanted to do with my time. And so I …
Thursday, June 9, 2011
Let Patch help you make plans for something fun to do this weekend.
Looking for something to do this weekend? We've got the best bets for your done-with-work-outta-here time. Check out our picks for activities to hit and new places to explore this weekend. 1. Community Free Guest Day at Centre Club Where/When: Centre Club, Libertyville; 5 a.m. - 10 p.m., Friday, June 10. Why Go?: Community free guest day features Corefusion at 8:30 a.m.. Pricing: Free 2. Helen Chang Performs a Benefit Concert at the David Adler Music and Arts Center Where/When: David Adler Music and Arts Center; 7 - 9 p.m., Friday, June 10. Why Go?: Piano instructor Helen Chang is one of the many talented performers that are featured in this benefit concert. Pricing: $12 for Adler Center members; $15 for non-members 3. ShelterBox …
Monday, June 6, 2011
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