Something that’s never been done before in Kane County history — an incredible, one-day arts tour of five cities from Aurora to Elgin — is set to take place on Saturday, April 21.
Fox River Arts Ramble, a one day self-guided tour of art in the valley, is a collaborative effort of the Fine Line Creative Arts Center, the St Charles Arts Council, and Water Street Studios. And it’s coming to the Fox Valley from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 21, with some musical performances and gallery opening receptions in the evening.
The event includes more than 50 participants, in a broad array of media and location, including a number of collaborative programs. Venues are in Aurora, Batavia, Geneva, St. Charles, and Elgin.
For more information about this fantastic Day Of Art, including details about each participants’ program, visit the FRAR’s web site – foxriverarts.com/artists
About the Fox RiverArts Ramble
The Fox River Arts Ramble is a one day self-guided tour of the arts in the valley. It is an Event of the Fox River Arts collaboration, organized by the Fine Line Creative Arts Center, the St Charles Arts Council, and Water Street Studios.
This exciting new event includes over 40 Locations located in Aurora, Batavia, Geneva, St. Charles, and Elgin featuring Open Studios, Galleries, Art Schools, Museums, Public Art Venues/Tours, and Creative Spaces
About Fox River Arts
Fox River Arts collaborates and promotes the arts and culture to cultivate a visible arts destination in the Fox River Valley from Aurora to Elgin.
About the St Charles Arts Council
The St Charles Arts Council is a 501(c)(3), registered not-for-profit Illinois corporation whose mission is to serve and promote the arts and cultural activities, to the mutual benefit of the arts and the community.
Contact the SCAC for information at 630.443.3794 or at info@StCharlesArtsCouncil.org. Also, check out the St. Charles Arts Council Facebook page.
About the Fine Line Creative Arts Center
Fine Line is one of only a few regional art centers in this country. Internationally known artists teach a variety of workshops. The membership draws from the Chicago area and surrounding states.
There are as many as 1,300 students a year, a teaching staff of 45-plus and well over 200 class offerings a year. So passionate are founder Denise Kavanagh’s friends, students and supporters that the center is run almost entirely by volunteers. Fineline.org
About Water Street Studios
WSS is a community art center in downtown Batavia, led by a passionate board and dedicated staff. With the continuing efforts of the community, WSS provides art classes, exhibitions, artist studios, events, outreach and more for the greater Fox Valley region. waterstreetstudios.org/