About The Show

This two-day event is mixed media arts and crafts, showcasing artists from the Midwest. The free admission and parking allow the public a unique fair-going experience. The Showcase features only original works of art unique to our exhibitors who have been juried by our Showcase Committee. Categories include, but are not limited to, folk art, photography, paintings, stained glass, ceramics, linens, woodworking and jewelry and more! The show is held prior to the holiday "rush," and is an excenllent time to begin your Christmas shopping, or just to splurge a little on yourself. The Barrington Park District has several rooms for you to view these creations, all on the main level which are handicapped accessible. The show is held prior to the holiday “rush,” and is an excellent time to begin your Christmas shopping, or just splurge a little on yourself!

Featured Artist

Allen Schrader

 

I have been working with wood for nearly 40 years, starting in high school shop class, with the help of an understanding teacher.


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Call For Artists

Join your fellow artists and craftsmen for an inside, two-day show at the Fitness and Recreation Center in Barrington.

This is our 15th Annual Showcase of Arts and Crafts, juried mixed media event. Approximately 90 artists are invited to participate in the show, with awards to the top three booths.

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