CULTURAL & COMMUNITY EVENTS

Barrington’s White House offers outstanding performances and cultural events. Each season, we’ll host some of the most renowned artists and speakers in the world. For ticketing information, see the calendar below. If you have questions about events, a cultural programming suggestion or would like to sponsor an event, please call 224.512.4066 or email culturalevents@barringtonswhitehouse.com.

  • 3rd Thursday Artist Application

Our 3rd Thursday Art Night Out receptions feature local visual artists and are free and open to the public. If you’d like to be considered, please complete our Artist Application and include samples of your work.

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November 2019

Courageous Conversations: Cultivating Curiosity

November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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We are born with wide eyes of wonder—but this curiosity can fade with age. How do we keep our fervor for learning,…

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December 2019

Courageous Conversations: The Art of Listening

December 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Active listening with less judgment and more curiosity, humility and empathy is a skill that takes training and practice. Journalists, therapists and…

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January 2020

Courageous Conversations: Understanding Privilege

January 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$25.00

Guided by national expert and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Robin DiAngelo, let’s learn about the way race and class shape…

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February 2020

Courageous Conversations: Confronting Prejudice

February 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$25.00

How should we respond to discrimination when we encounter it? How do we respectfully correct misinformation or stereotypes we may hear at…

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March 2020

Courageous Conversations: Challenging Separation

March 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$25.00

The demographic maps are clear: we sort ourselves geographically and socially based on race & class. Where we live and spend our…

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April 2020

Courageous Conversations: Paying it Forward

April 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$25.00

How does our spending and giving align with our values? How can we be more conscientious consumers and investors? How can we…

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May 2020

Courageous Conversations: Fostering Belonging

May 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$25.00

How can we reduce polarization, resolve conflict, and ensure everyone’s story is heard and valued? Let’s talk about bridge-building and peacemaking to…

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June 2020

Courageous Conversations: Practicing Courage

June 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$25.00

How can we apply what we've learned through this series in our everyday lives? Courage Fellows share their learnings, pledges and commitments—and…

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