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20 East Main Street, Lake Zurich, IL 60047  * (847) 550-0016

The Mainstreet Art Center is a school of fine art offering classes in drawing and painting for artists of all ages and levels of experience. Open since 1994, Mainstreet attracts students from all over the Chicago area, Rockford and southern Wisconsin. Our professional staff of instructors have careers as artists, exhibit in galleries throughout the country, teach workshops and appear in artists publications.

  • Drawing & Oil Painting
  • Pastels & Watercolor
  • Portrait Painting
  • Open Studio
  • Workshops & Demos
  • Frames & Supplies

16 East Main Street, Lake Zurich, IL 60047

The Mainstreet Art Center has opened a gallery of fine art next door! We feature collections of art from national and local artists, staff members and students. Follow this link to find out more!

Mini Series Classes/Workshops:

The Spring Mini Series Classes and Workshops have been completed. Fall classes and workshops will be announced in August.

Upcoming Workshops with Visiting  Artists:

Henry Yan / Figure Drawing with Passion, June 3, 4 & 5, 2022

Janet Rogers / Expressive Watercolor Portraits, September 16, 17 & 18, 2022

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Upcoming Workshops with Mainstreet  Artists:

Susan Ploughe / Landscape Essentials, May 20, 21 & 22, 2022

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The Staff


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Send us an e-mail at: artists@mainstreetartcenter.com
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