12% of Cook County residents go hungry every month. To address this need, each year the Art Colony co-organizes the Empty Bowls Dinner and Silent Auction: a community art fundraiser to alleviate local hunger needs.
Help make bowls to donate to this event while learning the basics of pottery and fused glass. Open to all levels and ages. Pre-registration is Required for the Bowl making sessions.
Make or Paint-a-Bowl:
September 25 - October 29
Mondays: September 25 & October 2
6:30 – 7:30 pm & 7:45 – 8:45 pm
Saturdays: September 30, October 7 & 21
3 – 4 pm & 4:15 – 5:15pm
October 24 & 25 | 6:30 – 7:30 pm
October 29 | 11 am – 2 pm
Empty Bowls Dinner & Silent Auction:
Serving Lunch & Dinner at the St. John's Catholic Church with hand-crafted community-made bowls in effort to raise funds to alleviate hunger in Cook County.
Lunch | 11 am - 1 pm
Dinner | 5 - 7pm
Ceramic bowls = $10
Glass bowls = $20
Ceramic necklaces = $15
For questions about the Lunch and Dinner contact Beth Kennedy: [email protected]
For questions about volunteering contact Pat Campanaro: [email protected]
For questions about promotions/media contact Ada Igoe: [email protected]
For questions about Make-a-bowls contact the Art Colony: [email protected]