Check out what's happening at Brickton Art Center! 


Winter Classes are in session, new classes and workshops start the week of February 5th  Click here to see what we are offering. 


10-2 Schools Out Workshop

Don't stay home bored from school come and join us at our next workshop on February 19th for our next All Day School's out Workshop. Space is available register today!  Click here to register.  



Spring Break is almost here! What will you be doing on your break? Join us for our Art All Day Workshops. Click here to reserve your spot. 


Register before February 10th and save 50% on this workshop. Type in our coupon code alfonso when registering.  Join us for this special one day workshop on Saturday February 17th from 12:00pm - 1:00pm as we celebrate the 130th birthday of Alfonso Iannelli. In this workshop students will create a project inspired by one of Iannelli's famous art pieces. Finished artwork will be displayed at Iannelli Studios as part of their 130th Birthday celebration on Sunday February 18th Click here to register and be a part of this great event.  



Brickton's Art Gallery

February Exhibit: Photovoice: An extraordinary collection of new photos by students from Maine East, Maine South and Maine West High Schools
On display through February 21, 2018

March Exhibit: Bijou at Brickton - FusedChicago Small Works Show
On display March 3-24
Closing Reception: Saturday, March 24, 5-7pm

April Exhibit: Reflections: Des Plaines Art Guild 65th Anniversary Celebration - Members Show and Silent Auction Event
On display April 6-26
Opening Reception April 6, 6-8pm



Brickton Quench your Palette!
Quench your palette is an art class where you can sip your favorite drink while our instructor shows you step by step how to make a masterpiece that you can display in your home. Toast your artistic abilities or at least your willingness to do something different in this 2 hour class. Must Register 24 hours in advance for these quenches! Click here to register for our upcoming session.


Have a group of 10 or more people, give us a call 847-823-6611 or drop us an email to schedule a date! 


Please make a note of our new schedule. We will continue to offer classes & events as scheduled but our Administrative office will be closed on the days indicated. Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the center at 847/823-6611



Please support Brickton Art Center!
At a time when support from the Arts is being cut from educational and corporate budgets, we are increasingly more dependent on the generosity of our donors who realize how important art and art education is to the well being of individuals and the community.  We ask that you continue to support us by making a dontaion to Brickton Art Center.  Click here to contribute today 

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Looking for a great gift idea?  How about our ABC's of Park Ridge Book.  Brickton Art Center published their 1st book in June. Now you can be a part of the excitement by purchasing a book too! Click here to purchase your book today!








Brickton is on the Go!

Brickton Art Center would love to help you with your next school wide project. If you would like Brickton to create a project for your school or organization, contact the center at 847/823-6611 or via email at




Keep checking our website for our upcoming information!