“Let’s Twist Again!”

October 25th at the historic Willowbrook Ballroom in Willow Springs

We’re celebrating our 10 year anniversary! As we blast back to the past, this year’s fundraiser will feature the music of the 1950’s & 1960’s performed by The Meteors.We are getting out our poodle skirts, saddle shoes, tie-dyed shirts and miniskirts. So slick back your hair and cruise on over for a real cool time. We’ll have an open bar, a fabulous dinner, great raffles, both live and silent auctions with fantastic prizes to bid on and many surprises. Tickets are $100 and can be purchased by calling 708-671-0648.

But before the party starts, McCord is seeking additional Sponsors for this event. Would you consider being a sponsor for this important anniversary event? Your support will enable us to continue to operate the historic McCord House as a welcoming home for the arts, offering classes, exhibits, and special cultural programs to the greater Chicago/Southland region. McCord continues to grow through the many generous donations from the community as well as the countless hours donated by our volunteers.As a thank-you, sponsors will be invited to special champagne reception before the event.Sponsors will be prominently acknowledged in our Program Book as well as in all publicity.Sponsors will be able to get a head start on the festivities with complimentary swing dance lessons. In addition sponsorships at different levels receive complimentary tickets to the event.

Download a sponsor form here:  Sponsor Form

Do have something special for our auctions or just want to make a donation? Download a donation form here: Donation Form

McCord Faculty Exhibit

Wednesday, September 10 – Monday, September 29

McCord is celebrating the creativity of our amazing staff of art instructors. Join us as we showcase the oils of Beth Leahy, the pastels and oils of Liz Wall, the watercolors of John Howard, Carmello Schifano, and Maria DeCaprio-Sunta, the silk paintings of Karen Snow, the drawings of Tony Crnkovich, the pastels of Gary Wick, the jewelry of Jeanne Krapauskas and the art journals of Lorelei Jones. Visit the Palos Park Library during September to view more of our instructors’ work. You’re sure to be inspired!

The Art of Orland Park Open Lands

Friday, October 3 – Wednesday, October 29
Reception: Friday, October 3, 6:00pm – 8:30pm

McCord artists have used the grasslands, wetlands, prairies and historic farms of the Orland Park Open Lands as their subject matter. This collection of oil and pastel paintings shows the beauty of the landscape right next door.