Public Art in West Chicago
West Chicago is proud of its public art collection, which serves to beautify the community and inspire its imagination. Many of the installations in various locations throughout the City are the result of the hard work and dedication of the West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission. West Chicago’s Public Art tells the community’s many stories, serves to document the past and present, and creates a sense of place that is uniquely West Chicago.
Recent News about West Chicago Public Art
Shedding the feelings of isolation that many experienced during the year of the pandemic, twelve West Chicago Garden Club members emerged this spring like bees from a hive to reconnect over a community project that held the promise of excitement and fun for each, as well as the enrichment of the entire community. The active […]
A bee alighted Fiercely exchanging pollen; On petal flower – Judith Horsley Monarch fly and float Life giving milkweed provides Food, growth, existence! – Judith Horsley Moon Desires the Sun Always rushed by night’s despair; Fears being held there. – Judith Horsley Taking the Metra Window watching at nature Eastbound to city […]
In response to a survey conducted by the City of West Chicago’s Cultural Arts Commission for community feedback in a multi-step survey process to create a Public Art Master Plan, the following charts will provide the results of Question #2, Who Does Public Art Benefit? Below the charts are additional comments made by respondents: The […]
loveevenmore by Artist Matthew Hoffman Wednesday, August 8, 2018 5:00 p.m. West Chicago Public Library – 118 West Washington Street Refreshments will be served The City of West Chicago’s Cultural Arts Commission and the West Chicago Public Library are pleased to announce the addition of a new piece of public art being installed on the […]
Artist creates a compelling piece of original art for West Chicago The West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission is promoting a simple yet powerful message through a new piece of public art which is to be dedicated on the grounds of the West Chicago Public Library in the coming days – love even more. Renowned Chicago-based […]