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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Barrington’s White House

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145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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January 2020

Barrington Town Warming

January 25 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$75.00 - $150.00

Join us for the 3rd Annual Barrington Town-Warming – a re-creation of the robust discussions held in Barrington during the Depression era.…

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A Conversation with Chicago Bears Legend Gary Fencik

January 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$10.00 - $30.00

Just in time for the Super Bowl, get ready to relive the 1985 Bears run for glory with Barrington High School graduate…

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February 2020

Courageous Conversations: Confronting Prejudice

February 12 @ 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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“The Song is You” – Ron Hawking Frank Sinatra Tribute and Valentine’s Day Concert

February 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$45.00 - $55.00
Ron Hawking Sinatra

Did you miss Ron's holiday shows? Now's your chance to see him live with your sweetheart on Valentine's Day! By popular demand...Ron Hawking returns…

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Pat McKillen in Concert

February 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$10.00 - $30.00

Back for one night only! Barrington’s wildly popular singer-songwriter Pat McKillen returns to the White House, where he’ll showcase his distinct blend…

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Dr. Keith Fargo, The Alzheimer’s Association

February 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$15.00

“The Latest Clinical Trial Results and Future Treatment for Alzheimer’s” Presented in partnership with Barrington Area Council on Aging (BACOA). Program Benefactor:…

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Bridal Open House and Barrington Bridal Tour Throughout the Village

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Free

Make a day of it in Barrington! Begin at Barrington’s White House Bridal Open House, where you can experience a “real wedding”…

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March 2020

“Beer and Bread: Eating and Drinking in Ancient Babylonia”

March 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$10.00 - $35.00
Susanne Paulus

Would it surprise you to know that beer and bread were the staples of the Babylonian diet? Or that eating a locust…

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“Daily Life in Pharaonic and Graeco-Roman Egypt”

March 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$10.00 - $35.00
Brian Muh

Did you know that under ancient Egyptian law, women had the same rights as men? Or that married couples could divorce? Brian…

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Courageous Conversations: Challenging Separation

March 11 @ 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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Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner Classical Piano

March 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Free - $75.00

Back by popular demand!  After a mesmerizing concert at Barrington’s White House in 2019, the “poetic and electrifying” sounds of this young…

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3rd Thursdays Art Night Out Double Vision: Pastel Landscapes by Kathleen Newman and Julie Skoda

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Free

To kick off our spring 3rd Thursday series, we present an exhibition of pastels exploring the language of painting through the vision…

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April 2020

The Gryphon Trio Violin, Cello, Piano

April 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$10.00 - $75.00

Forget everything you thought you knew about traditional chamber music! With an appetite for discovery and creative innovation, the globally acclaimed, Toronto-based…

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Courageous Conversations: Paying it Forward

April 8 @ 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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3rd Thursdays Art Night Out Expressions In Oils: The Collections of Frankie Johnson

April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Free

Artist Frankie Johnson explores the dynamics of light and color in oils, using a variety of subjects as her inspiration, including figurative,…

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Duo YUMENO A Fusion of Japanese Classical and Western Music

April 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Free - $75.00

The dynamic, New York-based duo of Yoko Reikano Kimura and Hikaru Tamaki creates a fusion of sound as they explore the dialogue…

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May 2020

Barrington High School Senior Showcase

May 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Free

The BHS senior showcase features performances by BHS actors, vocalists, and instrumentalists who are wrapping up their senior year and will be…

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An Afternoon Tea with Bertha Honoré Palmer Presented by “Julia Robertson’s Women’s Thursday Club”

May 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Over 100 years ago, John and Julia Robertson made Barrington’s White House their home.  This historic tea event brings back the tradition…

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Breast Health Symposium with Dr. Barry Rosen & Panelists

May 9 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$25.00

“Precision Oncology: Breast Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment  in the Era of Personalized Medicine” Join Advocate Health’s Dr. Barry Rosen and a…

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Go Gershwin! A Song and Dance Extravaganza Featuring the Jazz Pizazz Trio and the Midwest Dance Collective

May 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$10.00 - $30.00

The musical genius of George Gershwin comes alive through the musical synthesis of the Jazz Pizazz trio (soprano Kimberly Albrecht, pianist Dr.…

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Courageous Conversations: Fostering Belonging

May 13 @ 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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Old World-Inspired Classical Fine Art by Diane Hynes

May 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Free

Diane Hynes’ passion, classical training, and unique ability to capture the likeness and personality of her subjects give her art an old-world…

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An Afternoon with Northwestern University President Morton Schapiro “Bringing the Humanities to the World of Economics”

May 31 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$10.00 - $30.00

Morton Schapiro is among the nation’s leading authorities on the economics of higher education, with particular emphasis on college financing and affordability…

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June 2020

Courageous Conversations: Practicing Courage

June 10 @ 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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