The City of West Chicago’s Cultural Arts Commission (WCCAC) is accepting artwork submissions for it’s annual Art Banner Exhibit through Tuesday, Feb. 15. This year’s theme for artwork is, Renewal. All artists in the surrounding areas are highly encouraged to submit artwork to this one-of-a-kind community art exhibit. The City of West Chicago’s art banner […]
Juan Chawuk, internationally acclaimed Mayan artist from Chiapas, Mexico, has created a mural that will be installed on the southwest side of the Supermercado Tampico building at 516 Main Street. This location will provide excellent visibility of the artwork for the countless number of commuters of Metra, as well as for the pedestrian traffic on the walking trail and Main Street.
A call for West Chicago residents and City staff to take steps to continue and increase the planting of milkweed and nectar plants to preserve and strengthen the monarch butterfly population is included in a Proclamation declaring March 31, 2021 as “Mayors’ Monarch Pledge Day” in West Chicago. The Proclamation will be read at the […]
Last summer, Mayor Ruben Pineda contributed to a video produced by the DuPage Monarch Project, which was just released. In it, Mayor Pineda speaks about his signing the Mayor’s Monarch Pledge in 2017, and the momentum it created for monarch conservation in West Chicago. Since signing the Pledge, West Chicago residents and community organizations have […]
A Pop-up Art Supply Distribution in honor of McCormick Day, will take place at Gallery 200, 203 Main Street in downtown West Chicago on Saturday, August 1, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. FREE gift bags of art supplies will be given out while supplies last. The day marks the birthday of Cantigny Park’s […]