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235. Art in the Barn Opens TODAY on Good Shepherd Hospital Grounds

235. Art in the Barn Opens TODAY on Good Shepherd Hospital Grounds

Home Newsroom 235. Art in the Barn Opens TODAY on Good Shepherd Hospital Grounds

The 39th annual Art in the Barn fall fine arts show opens in Barrington at 10 a.m. today, Saturday, September 28th!  Explore the work of over 180 juried artists during the two day event on the picturesque Advocate Good Shepherd hospital grounds.

Art in the Barn at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington
Art in the Barn at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington

There will be painters, jewelry-makers, sculptors, photographers, ceramics artists, woodworkers and others offering their pieces for sale.  All of the art will be on display in barns that were once used as food testing sites when the property was owned by Quaker Oats.

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Art in the Barn at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington

In addition to the art, there are fun activities planned for the entire family including children’s arts & crafts, pony rides, continuous entertainment plus delicious food concessions in the flavor of the fall season.

Art in the Barn at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington
Art in the Barn at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington

Over the years, Art in the Barn has raised millions of dollars to help fund major improvements to the hospital.  The cost of admission is $5.00 and there is no charge for children 12 and under. The show runs from 10 am to 5 pm on both days on the hospital grounds at 450 W. Highway 22 in Barrington.

Art in the Barn
Art in the Barn at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington

For more information about Art in the Barn, including a list of participating artists and a map of the barns on the Good Shepherd Hospital grounds, visit the art show’s website at ArtintheBarn-Barrington.com.

Art in the Barn Weekend at Good Shepherd Hospital
Art in the Barn at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington

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Hi guys! Today we'll be checking out some star-crossed lovers! 💔

No, **not** Romeo and Juliet! I mean first of all, the story of 牛郎织女 -- niú láng zhī nv -- dates back to at least the Jin Dynasty -- 250-420 AD 😱. Take that, Shakespeare! Also, Romeo and Juliet may be tragically "star-crossed," but, as the story goes, Niu Lang and Zhi Nu literally *are* stars -- on opposite ends of the Milky Way 😦.

Let's rewind. Zhi Nu is the youngest daughter of the Queen Mother of the West and the Jade Emperor (Hey -- we know who those people are! 😁).

Meanwhile, Niu Lang was a poor. sad, unloved cowherd. As many versions of the story go, though, the cow was magical -- which is never a bad thing 😂. The cow led Niu Lang to steal the clothes of a girl bathing with her sisters in a river.

As questionable as a method as that may seem, it worked! Zhi Nu and Niu Lang were married and had children ❤️.

But there's always a but. And this story's "but" is that the Queen Mother was not happy with this union. Niu Lang had a magical coat (that's another story), and when the Queen Mother tried to separate them, he flew up to try to join Zhi Nu in the heavens.

Unfortunately, the Queen Mother wasn't having it, and she separated the two with a river in the sky, only allowing them to meet on the 7th day of the 7th month of the lunar calendar -- "Chinese Valentine's Day."

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