Members of the Barrington Cultural Arts Center Make Art Happen!


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 Who we are:

The Barrington Cultural Arts Center (BCAC) is an all volunteer, not-for-profit, 501 (c)(3) organization made up of local artists.  BCAC fosters a community of local artists and to promote exhibition and teaching opportunities for all of us and to share in the efforts needed to do so) We also want to help create fun, cultural activities in our town for everyone to enjoy. All visual and functional art media are welcome – sculpting, painting, jewelry design, stained glass, mosaics, cartooning, etc.


 Would you like to make art happen? 

 Become a member and celebrate your creativity.  Next member meeting in December – details to follow…


Call for Artists:  BCAC Members at the Library, January-February 2019

BCAC members are invited to showcase their artwork at the Barrington Area Library, 505 Northwest Hwy., Barrington during the months of January and February 2019. Melanie Gerules is coordinating the exhibit with the library personal.  Click here for more info…


DECK THE WALLS – Thursday, Dec. 6th

deck the walls flyer 2018

Barrington Cultural Arts Center (BCAC) presents Deck the Walls – A Festive Pop-Up Art Gallery, featuring the artwork of over 20 of the organization’s artists. BCAC artists range from beginners to award winning professionals and represent a wide variety of styles. You’re sure to find a piece of art to bring joy to you or that special someone on your list!

Deck the Walls is being held in the ballroom of Barrington’s White House, an exquisitely restored historical landmark owned and operated by the Village of Barrington. The house will be dressed in its holiday finest during the event.

Entrance to Barrington’s White House and Deck the Walls is free. Refreshments will be served, with a cash bar available from 4:00 – 8:00 PM. A portion of all sales will benefit Barrington’s White House arts initiatives. Give the gift of original art this holiday!

For information on Barrington Cultural Arts Center: https://barringtonculturalartscenter.org
For information and history of Barrington’s White House: http://www.barringtonswhitehouse.com

Recent 2018 Events:

Back Nine Poster FINAL1

 Life on the Back Nine’:  A Portrait Exhibition  Showcasing Barrington Area’s Vibrant Older Adults opened at The Garlands Of Barrington, June 1, 2018 and will run through June 30th (more)






Art Quote of the Month:  

“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things but their inward significance.”

… Aristotle