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.

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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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September 2021

The Shedd Aquarium: Authoring Chicago’s Water Story

September 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Making an Impact on Lake Michigan and the Chicago River with President and CEO Dr. Bridget C. Coughlin Join Dr. Bridget C.…

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October 2021

Aligning Charitable Giving with Your Values and Passions: An Interactive Presentation by Local Philanthropic Experts

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Free

Wondering how your donations will be impacted by the new tax codes? Interested in planned giving but not sure which option is…

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“Paint the Town Barrington” 5th Annual Plein Air Artists’ Reception

October 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Barrington Illinois Plein Air

Just as the artists of Paris have done for hundreds of years, local artists will paint “Plein Air” (outdoors in the open…

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Courageous Conversations: Befriending Radical Disagreement

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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How can friendships open our minds and expand our thinking? When Matthew Stevenson invited white nationalist R. Derek Black to Shabbat dinner,…

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2nd Thursdays Jazz Cabaret

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Jazz, Cabaret, Vocal, Instrumental

Enjoy an in-person cabaret-like experience or watch virtually as Barrington’s White House presents jazz enthusiasts performing their favorite tunes in an “open…

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Race, Equity, and Cultural Diversity Initiatives with District 220’s Nate Rouse

October 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Barrington School District 220’s first-ever Director of Equity, Race, and Cultural Diversity Initiatives will give our community an overview of the district’s…

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3rd Thursdays Art Night Out: Old World-Inspired Classical Fine Art with Diane Hynes

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Diane Hynes’s 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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“The Transformative Power of Higher Education” with DePaul University President Dr. A. Gabriel Esteban

October 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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DePaul is a private university with a very public mission: to give people of all backgrounds the opportunity to earn a high-quality…

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November 2021

“Change the World: Invest in Women and Girls” with Catherine Bertini

November 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Catherine Bertini, an accomplished leader in international organization reform and a powerful advocate for women and girls, will describe the pivotal role…

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Courageous Conversations: Minding How Media Shapes Our Minds

November 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Are we aware of how much media influences our thinking? How can we stop the spread of misinformation and polarization? Join hosts…

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2nd Thursdays Jazz Cabaret

November 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Jazz, Cabaret, Vocal, Instrumental

Enjoy an in-person cabaret-like experience or watch virtually as Barrington’s White House presents jazz enthusiasts performing their favorite tunes in an “open…

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Soprano Michelle Areyzaga: “The Killer B’s: Brahms, Barber, Bernstein & Beyond”

November 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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As a coveted performer with a diverse repertoire, American soprano Michelle Areyzaga is held in high regard by orchestras and opera companies throughout the…

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3rd Thursdays Art Night Out: Expressions in Oils: The Collections of Frankie Johnson

November 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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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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December 2021

Courageous Conversations: Reckoning with Injustice

December 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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What happens when your morality, spirituality and politics feel at odds? What does faith have to do with equity and inclusion? Join…

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2nd Thursdays Jazz Cabaret

December 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Jazz, Cabaret, Vocal, Instrumental

Enjoy an in-person cabaret-like experience or watch virtually as Barrington’s White House presents jazz enthusiasts performing their favorite tunes in an “open…

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“Carols Near and Far: A Global Holiday Celebration” with Bella Voce Camerata

December 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Join the Bella Voce Camerata for a joyful journey around the globe this holiday season. Enjoy familiar and new carols including “Stille Nacht” from…

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Citizens for Conservation Celebrates 50 Years

December 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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This art show, the last event of Citizens for Conservation's 50th anniversary year, will showcase the accomplished work of various CFC volunteers…

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Christmas Carol Sing-a-Long with Nancie Tobison

December 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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The family tradition we started in 2019 is back again in 2021! Visit Barrington’s White House and sing along with your favorite…

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