Check out what's happening at Brickton Art Center! 


Brickton is moving!  As of September 2018 Brickton will be teaching from their new location at the Centennial Activity Center 100 S. Western Ave in the Park Ridge Park District.  We hope that you will join us at our new location!

Our Fall Schedule is available for Registration! Brickton guests will need to register through the Park Ridge Park District. For a complete list of our classes, please look for us in the Park Ridge Park District Brochure. Click here to register today! 


Thanks for making our Summer camps such a success! Those of you that did some Clay projects in our Summer Camps (June 11 - August 3rd) the projects are complete and ready for pickup. We will only be able to hold on to them until Wednesday August 15th, so please stop in to pick them up! 


We have one last week of Summer Camps left! Come join us for our All Day (10am - 2pm) Art Camp. Our camps will meet this week Monday August 13, Tuesday August 14, Wednesday August 15 and Thursday August 16.

Artists should bring a nut-safe lunch & drink and Brickton will provide the fun.
A minimum of 7 artists are needed to run the camp, our camps are recommended for students ages 5 -12. 

Click here to register before 3pm on Friday August 10th! 


New Gallery Show _Start with Water till August 10th. This gallery show is a blend of Watercolor paintings by our own Brickton instructors Tom Dieschbourg and Jane M. Mason. Emphasizing the primary importance of water within the medium of watercolor. All the paintings exhibited are original and have been created with watercolor and other elements such as watercolor pencil, crayon and gouache. All the pieces are for sale.  



Brickton has some new Summer hours. 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



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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!