Opening Day Reception: Tuesday, November 11th from 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Friends of Hackmatack

Friends of Hackmatack NWR is celebrating the 10th year of our bi-state refuge, located in Walworth, WI and McHenry, IL counties.  We are hosting an Art Show in partnership with The Dole in Crystal Lake, IL.  The Art Show will be on display for our Annual Meeting on November 8, 2022.

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Call for Artists:  Students Age 4 through Adult
Call is open to the public. You do not have to be a member of Friends of Hackmatack NWR to submit an application.

Deadline to Submit Application:

May 2022 until October 1, 2022.
(Acceptance cut-off at midnight)

Drop Off Art:
October 12 – 19, 2022
Creative Art Center
400 Highland Ave. Crystal Lake

Art Pick-up:
Thursday, November 17, 5 PM – 8PM
Friday, November 18, 11 AM – 5 PM

Community Art Show & Artist Reception:
Friday, November 11, 2022
5 PM – 8 PMShow on Display to the Public:
November 3 – 17, 2022
The Dole is open from 9 AM – 5PM Monday – Friday.
Closed on Weekends.

NMP 4th Friday at The Dole – Taking a Break for the Holidays

See you back again in the New Year – January 27, 2023!!

$10 entry, cash

Juried Art & Photography Exhibit every 4th Friday from Jan – Oct!
6pm to 9pm
Live music on two stages in two separate galleries
cash bars – roving snacks on trays – cool artist vibe