Glencoe Festival of the Masters

In cooperation with the Glencoe Chamber of Commerce, Amdur Productions proudly presents the third annual Glencoe Festival of the Masters. Come meet the world’s finest artists in downtown Glencoe on Saturday, July 10 and Sunday, July 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  It was recently selected by our editors for this summer’s “Artsiest of the Art Fairs List” for Summer 2010.

FREE and open to the public, this distinguished outdoor festival offers exceptional art of all mediums including ceramics, glass, jewelry, metal, painting, photography and wood from more than 100 juried artists from around the world. Acclaimed artists travel from across the states and as far as Israel to participate in this festival annually.

Along with the celebrated artwork at the festival live musical performances can be enjoyed throughout the weekend. A wide range of music from acoustic rock duo Cirrus Falcon to French guitarist Michelet Innocent can be heard as guests stroll through the festival.

Throughout the weekend, festival goers can enjoy a variety of tasty fare as they take-in the festival.  Several restaurants will be on-site including Deli Direct, Finicky Gourmet , Tornado Potatoes and Grand Food Center which will offer burgers, brats, hot dogs and other delectable fare hot off the grill.  Festival favorites including, fresh-squeezed lemonade, smoothies, samples of wine and more will also be available throughout the weekend.  For those looking for a more formal dining experience, there are countless cafes and restaurants surrounding the festival in the Village of Glencoe.

Activities just for kids also take place throughout the weekend.  An interactive art festival BINGO game will keep children engaged for hours!  Children will also enjoy painting an art wall and helping create a festival mural.

The Glencoe Festival of the Masters returns to Downtown Glencoe on Saturday, July 10 and Sunday, July 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission and parking are free!

Founded in 1984, Amdur Productions, Inc. is a nationally acclaimed arts festival production company that organizes and directs a selection of the Chicago area’s most prestigious and successful juried summer art festivals.  Many of Amdur’s festivals are rated in Sunshine Artist Magazine’s top 100 with half in the top 50. For more information about the Glencoe Festival of the Masters or Amdur Productions, please visit www.amdurproductions.com or find Amdur Productions on Facebook.