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History

We organized in October of 2005 with the intention of supporting the arts in Berwyn, Illinois. We began a series of meetings, campaigns and events to that end.

Some of our past achievements include:

  • Produced the Chicago area's first art car event, Cartopia
  • Awarded $6000 in college scholarships for Berwyn High School seniors
  • Held 8 Four Seasons Artist Gallery showings
  • Facilitated the Berwyn Centennial Cakes public art project
  • Created the Fall Art Series, Poe Fest and student art Day of the Dead displays
  • Organized the Passport to Art displays of student art
  • Held numerous artist and teacher networking events
  • Supported the effort to Save the Spindle and are currently restoring it for display
  • Produced the Proska Park Art Fair, June 28th & 29th 2014
  • Produced the Kaleidoscope Art Fair, August 8th & 9th 2015

We are currently holding bi-monthly BAC member meetings, for planning future events.