We organized in October of 2005 with the intention of supporting the arts in Berwyn, Illinois. We began a series of meetings, campaigns and events to that end.
Some of our past achievements include:
- Produced the Chicago area's first art car event, Cartopia
- Awarded $6000 in college scholarships for Berwyn High School seniors
- Held 8 Four Seasons Artist Gallery showings
- Facilitated the Berwyn Centennial Cakes public art project
- Created the Fall Art Series, Poe Fest and student art Day of the Dead displays
- Organized the Passport to Art displays of student art
- Held numerous artist and teacher networking events
- Supported the effort to Save the Spindle and are currently restoring it for display
- Produced the Proska Park Art Fair, June 28th & 29th 2014
- Produced the Kaleidoscope Art Fair, August 8th & 9th 2015
We are currently holding bi-monthly BAC member meetings, for planning future events.