Events

Wine and Art Walk

Sip wine and shop for nature-themed art as you stroll around Meadow Lake.

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Visit the Arboretum on Saturday, August 17, or Sunday, August 18, for a juried art show featuring photography, woodturning, jewelry, painting, ceramics, fused glass, fiber arts, and more from regional artists.

Guests can sip wine and other beverages, enjoy live music, and take in gorgeous summertime views as they browse the nature-themed artworks on display. Artist booths will be located along Meadow Lake Trail, a paved accessible 0.6-mile trail that loops around Meadow Lake.

Ticket Details

Admission to the Wine and Art Walk is included with Arboretum admission, and anyone visiting the Arboretum during event hours is welcome to attend.

Event Details

Wine, beverage, and snack stations will be located along Meadow Lake Trail. Visitors may also purchase refreshments in the Visitor Center from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Ginkgo Restaurant and from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Ginkgo Café.

The Meadow Lake Trail is a 0.6-mile paved asphalt path with a typical grade of 3%. See the Accessibility Guide for details about accessible paths, parking, and facilities at the Arboretum.

 

The Morton Arboretum acknowledges support from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

2024 Featured Artists

Approximately 60 artists who create work using natural materials or incorporate a natural theme or subject were selected for this juried event.

Ceramics

Cameron Meerdink
K.M. Pottery
Nancy Gorman
Kate Keilty
One37
Paradise Bay Pottery
Salt Creek Pottery

Drawing

Art by Eddy K

Fiber

Fabby Eco Chic
Motherloom Studios
Pat Kroth
Pat Rued Hand Painted Fiber
Threads With Purpose
Victoria Fischetti Designs

Glass

Barb Beckman Art Glass
I Do Windows
None Of This Is Cake
Sybaritic Studios
Tammy Easton

Jewelry

Amy Brandenburg Studio
Eclectic Redesigns
Gathering Hands
Linnea Lahlum
Lisa Williams Jewelry
Marie Miklaszewski
Nature’s HandyWork
Silver Whimsy Jewelry

Mixed Media

David Gilbersten
Don Widmer Paper Arts
Epaul Julien
HBee
Holz Fine Art
Jennifer Ann Fine Art
Lemuette
Liquid Mosaic
Practical Girl Design
Robert Kuksuk
The Art of Pens
Wired on Waverly (WOW)

Other

Mary Foster Studios
Rita Troller

Painting

Art by Rozanne
Elizabeth Waddington Watercolors
Fresh & Alive Fine Art
Greywren Watercolors
Ken Reif
Maggie Capettini
Marie Lamothe
Raychee Studio
TB Artistic Works
Water Brush Arts

Photography

David FitzSimmons
Griffin Photography & Design
Joan Ladendorf
Josh Merrill Photography
Midwestcapades
Shore Fisherman’s Corner
Timothy Johnson Photography

Sculpture

Gracelynn’s Clay Flowers
Girly Steel
The Bada Creative

Wood

Larry Anderson
Bege’s Woodshop
Hart Woodworks
MBE Woodworking
Richard Sobkowiak
The Wood Cycle

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