Barrington’s White House is now offering our Virtual Arts and Culture Series!

 

See the event list below.

 

 

If you have questions, please contact Barrington’s White House at 224.512.4066 or clibit@barrington-il.gov.

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February 2020

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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“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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Join us at Barrington's White House Bridal Open House and Barrington Bridal Tour throughout the Village of Barrington.

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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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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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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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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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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED Back by popular demand!  After a mesmerizing concert at Barrington’s White House in 2019, the “poetic and…

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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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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED To kick off our spring 3rd Thursday series, we present an exhibition of pastels exploring the language…

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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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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED Forget everything you thought you knew about traditional chamber music! With an appetite for discovery and creative…

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Courageous Conversations: Fostering Belonging

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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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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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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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED Artist Frankie Johnson explores the dynamics of light and color in oils, using a variety of subjects…

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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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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED The dynamic, New York-based duo of Yoko Reikano Kimura and Hikaru Tamaki creates a fusion of sound…

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May 2020

Steve Puttrich Live Online: A Plein Air Painting Demonstration

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join visual artist and Barrington’s White House favorite Steve Puttrich live from his home studio via Zoom, where he will give a…

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Courageous Conversations: Paying it Forward

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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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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Barb Rydz Ross Online: Inside the Artist’s Studio

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join visual artist Barb Rydz Ross for “Inside the Artist’s Studio,” where she will take a closer look at abstract art and…

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Judy Skulborstad Online: Inside the Artist’s Studio

May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join visual artist Judy Skulborstad for “Inside the Artist’s Studio,” a behind-the-scenes look at a visual artist’s workspace, motivations, inspirations and process.…

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June 2020

Singer-Songwriter Pat McKillen Live Online

June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Thank you to everyone who has registered for tonight's Virtual Arts and Culture event with Pat McKillen LIVE at Barrington's White House. Due…

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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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Join us for the final (virtual!) session of A Year of Courageous Conversations, where we share learnings, pledges & commitments for fostering…

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A Jazz Pizazz Sampler with Vocalist Kim Albrecht Online

June 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Ready for some “pizazz?" Mark your calendars for tomorrow's Jazz Pizazz Sampler – live streamed from Barrington’s White House. Featured hits will include:…

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Geneva Barbershop Quartet Online

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
Geneva Barbershop Quartet

The Geneva Barbershop Quartet is known for its remarkable barbershop blend and toe-tapping songs. They’ll be singing old-time favorites and recognizable tunes…

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July 2020

4th of July Presentation: 11 am, 4 pm, and 7 pm

July 4
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
barringtons white house fourth of july independence day

Join us on July 4th at 11 am, 4 pm, and 7 pm for our hour-and-a-half Independence Day presentation! Click here to…

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August 2020

Cook Along With Me – Vegetable Phyllo Purse

August 6
Free
Cook along with me

Streaming live at 1:00pm and 7:00pm Join us virtually for Barrington’s White House inaugural “Cook Along With Me” series, which kicks off…

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Jazz Cabaret Series

August 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
Jazz Duo

Now’s your chance to watch local jazz enthusiasts perform in an “open mic” setting! The premiere of this series is Thursday, August…

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Poetry Reading

August 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free
Barrington Cultural Commission

The Barrington Cultural Commission is sponsoring a Poetry Reading, a program of 10 poems by local poets, aired from Barrington’s White House…

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September 2020

Courageous Conversations: Standing in Another’s Shoes

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Courageous Conversations

We hear a lot that we are divided. But might we be disconnected? How do we bear witness to stories and lived…

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2nd Thursdays Jazz Cabaret Series

September 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
Jazz, Cabaret, Vocal, Instrumental

Join us each 2nd Thursday as local jazz enthusiasts perform in an “open mic” setting during our new Jazz Cabaret series. Brought…

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The Lincoln Trio – Featuring the World Premiere of “Dash” by Composer Jennifer Higdon

September 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Lincoln Trio, Piano, Cello, Violin, Classical Music

Back by popular demand! This world-renowned classical trio presents the world premiere of “Dash” by composer Jennifer Higdon, as well as Beethoven’s…

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“Artists You Should Know” from the Barrington Area Artists Association

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free
Impressionist Art, Animal Art, Floral Art, painting, Piet Mondrain

3rd Thursdays Virtual Art Night Out Series   The Barrington Area Artists Association presents three outstanding artists you should know during this…

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“Paint the Town Barrington” 4th Annual Plein Air Event

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Plein Air, Artist, Art, Painting, Outdoor Painting

The Barrington Cultural Commission presents the 4th annual “Paint the Town Barrington” Plein Air outdoor painting event. Enjoy artists from throughout Chicagoland…

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Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Prairie Life and Connection to Illinois

September 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Laura Ingalls Wilder, Illinois, History

Barrington’s own Patty Dowd Schmitz along with historic figure actress Laura Keyes and fiddler Mary Pat Kleven present music, costumes, and stories…

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The Environment and COVID-19: A Panel Discussion

September 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fox River Valley, Covid, Environment, Human behavior, coronavirus, pandemic

The Fox River Valley Hound Heritage Foundation in association with Barrington’s White House will present a panel discussion on the impact of…

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October 2020

Scott Stantis: Editorial Cartoonist

October 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Scott Stantis, Editorial Cartoon, political cartoon, american history

Renowned Chicago Tribune editorial cartoonist will present many of his past editorial and political cartoons and discuss the upcoming 2020 election. Scott…

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2nd Thursdays Jazz Cabaret Series

October 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
Jazz, Cabaret, Vocal, Instrumental

Join us each 2nd Thursday as local jazz enthusiasts perform in an “open mic” setting during our new Jazz Cabaret series. Brought…

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Courageous Conversations: Parenting for Inclusion

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Courageous Conversations

How do we become racially & culturally conscious families? How can we best use our intergenerational voices to support inclusion and equity…

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Oil Painters of America Artists

October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

3rd Thursdays Virtual Art Night Out Series Konrad F. Hack received his B.F.A. degree from the Art Institute of Chicago and University…

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“Cinderella” Musical Theatre Program for Children

October 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cinderella, fairy tales, theater, children's musical

Cinderella is a fun children’s musical adaptation of the classic tale with catchy tunes and comic twists. Adapted by Eileen Mitchell and…

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November 2020

Spoon River Dancers Present “Lost in Silence”

November 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Spoon River, Theatre, Dance, Edgar Lee Maasters

The dancers of the Midwest Dance Collective bring to life “Lost in Silence,” a multi-layered presentation of Edgar Lee Masters’ Spoon River…

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Courageous Conversations: Becoming America

November 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Courageous Conversations

We just had a presidential election. How do we reimagine our social contract and civic trust? Join us for our monthly (virtual!)…

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2nd Thursdays Jazz Cabaret Series

November 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
Jazz, Cabaret, Vocal, Instrumental

Join us each 2nd Thursday as local jazz enthusiasts perform in an “open mic” setting during our new Jazz Cabaret series. Brought…

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American Songbook Piano Recital with Richard Glazier

November 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Gershwin, american songbook, piano, broadway. hollywood

Filmed in California exclusively for Barrington’s White House, join pianist and cultural historian Richard Glazier as he weaves together interviews, piano performances,…

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Michael Ireland: “Then, Now & When”

November 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free
Michael Ireland, Art, Artist, Painting, Watercolor, Landscapes

3rd Thursdays Virtual Art Night Out Series Watercolorist Michael Ireland has participated in the creative process for over 50 years, beginning with…

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