News and Happenings

AUGUST 19, 2013

Art Encounter announces it’s 35th Anniversary Benefit, Mi Casa Es Su Casa.
35 Outstanding artists will create miniature homes in homage to legendary Chicago Artist, Don Baum. Enjoy an afternoon celebrating Latin Culture in Music, Dance, and Edible Delights. SUNDAY NOVEMBER 7, 2-5 pm.

For more information, contact us at 847-328-9222

JULY 9, 2013

Artistic Director, ¬†Joanna Pinsky was recently named “Artist of the Month” by the Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts for her work with Space 900. Watch her interview as she discusses her art and that of her group.

JUNE 20, 2013

Long term Art Encounter participant Bonnie McGrath joined us recently for our trip to Bronzeville. She so enjoyed the trip and was reminded of an article she wrote about us 23 years ago in the Chicago Reader. You can read it here:

http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/art-facts-professional-help-for-the-aesthetically-impaired/Content?oid=875629

APRIL 25, 2013

A review of our Expanding Visions program and of tour leader, Joanna Pinsky’s unique interactive discussion method.

http://wilmette.suntimes.com/entertainment/19593672-421/get-personal-with-artists-via-expanding-visions.html