Join us in welcoming our inaugural Artist-in-Residence, John E. Bannon, to the Allerton community during a special evening at the Park! John is currently living on-site to fully engage with and seek inspiration from the art, history, and nature of Allerton. Some of his past work will be onsite, and John will be available to discuss what he hopes to accomplish during his residency, including plans for his exhibition, Further Explorations in Perception. Enjoy the sounds from live band, Arrange … [Read more...] about Artist-in-Residence Exhibition Reception
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Inviting artists to live and create at Allerton Park and Retreat Center will recreate the intimate experience Robert Allerton provided his guests. We are excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for the Fall 2021 residency! Residencies of two to six weeks will allow uninterrupted time for artists to explore their ideas, immerse themselves in the serene surroundings of the Park, and engage with our central Illinois communities. Sculptors, photographers, painters, printmakers, … [Read more...] about Fall 2021 Artist-In-Residence Application Open Now!
Am I Eligible to Apply? The program is open to all artists* including: sculptors, photographers, painters, printmakers, installation artists, videographers, sound artist, writers and poets, preforming artist, and many more! *Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, artist selection will favor those located regionally. When is the application deadline? The Fall 2021 resident has been selected. Future opportunities will be announced on the program page. Where will I live? Bedroom/living … [Read more...] about Artist-In-Residence FAQ
Inviting artists to live and create at Allerton Park and Retreat Center will recreate the intimate experience Robert Allerton provided his guests. Residencies of two to six weeks will allow uninterrupted time for artists to explore their ideas, immerse themselves in the serene surroundings of the Park, and engage with our central Illinois communities.Sculptors, photographers, painters, printmakers, installation artists, videographers, sound artists, writers and poets, preforming artists, and … [Read more...] about Artist-in-Residence Program
In partnership with the University of Illinois Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (OVCDEI) the Rooting A Deeper Connection (RDC) In-Residence Program highlights and celebrates the arts and study of nature within the Black and Latinx communities. Selected resident(s) will use Allerton as a source of inspiration to blend art and nature together in order to highlight the deep and significant impact they have on the human condition, and vice versa. RDC offers Black … [Read more...] about Rooting A Deeper Connection: An In-Residence Program
We are excited to announce that Allerton’s inaugural In Residence Program will begin this winter, thanks to generous donations from two couples, Joan and Peter Hood and Dana Brehm and Larry Baumann! The In Residence Program offers artists and naturalists the opportunity to live and create at the Allerton estate. The Program will not only support and highlight the meaningful work of creators and researchers, but bring awareness to the unique characteristics of the Park and continue the legacy … [Read more...] about Inaugural In Residence Program begins with donor support
Allerton's In-Residence Program offers individuals the opportunity to live on the Allerton estate and create work inspired by their experience. Made possible through gifts from Joan M. and W. Peter Hood and Dana Brehm and Larry Baumann, residencies encourage creative exploration and focused experiences with art and nature, while contributing to our goals of community engagement through education and research. The In-Residence Program not only supports and highlights the meaningful work of … [Read more...] about Allerton In-Residence