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  • Paupers Art Guild 831 N Wilke Road Arlington Heights, IL, 60005 United States (map)

Come celebrate the arts at Paupers Art Guild on Flag Day, Wednesday, June 14th. Join us, Arts Alliance Illinois, Blick Art Supplies, Arlington Heights Memorial Library and many more when we MARCH FOR ART. No protests, no slogans, just beautiful and inspiring art. Leading the way will be our papier-mâché “human art float”, followed by signs adorned with amazing works throughout history. This is a family friendly event and will include costumed models, drawing games before the march and end back at Paupers where we host our live model drawing session, followed by late evening performance art exhibition arranged by Fringe Factor.

Everyone will gather at 3 pm at Paupers Art Guild, 831 N. Wilke Rd. Marching will begin at 4pm with the route going down Northwest Highway to the Arlington Heights Memorial Library, continuing through the downtown to Metropolis Art Center with a loop around back up Northwest Highway to return to Paupers. The drawing session will commence at 7 pm and Fringe Factor will stage their work at 10 pm.  

There are 100 sets of 22” x 28” poster boards with wooden signposts available for those who wish to make their own art signs. It can be any image, in any style or technique you want. Due to the nature of the event, we are strictly rejecting any gory, violent and erotic images and are refraining from any overtly antagonistic work. These will be available to pick up and work on in advanced starting next week.

If you are a dancer, painter, sculptor, photographer, musician, poet or actor, come show what your ART is all about. If you just love the arts and want to show your support in a fun and exciting way join the MARCH FOR ART, on June 14th at Paupers Art Guild!

We are graciously accepting a $5 donation for sign making materials. Every bit helps!

Later Event: June 17