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Art, dance, film, literary, music and theatre events for Spring 2023

The Arts Events

CLC continues to offer diverse audience opportunities reflecting our ongoing campus life and arts programs.

"Vision of a Strange and Beautiful Future" by Katrina Davis-SalazarEvents at the Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art

  • 2023 Members Exhibition - January 20 to February 16

  • Truth in Spontaneity: Journeys in Clay - Friday, Feb. 24 to Saturday, March 25

  • 42nd Annual Student Art Competition - April 13 to May 5

  • Spring CLC Ceramics Sale - Tuesday, April 4 & Wednesday, April 5

The Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art at the College of Lake County offers visual art experiences ranging from community group shows to contemporary artists pushing the limits of creativity. Reconnect with us by viewing or participating in our exuberant exhibitions. Receptions and exhibits are free and open to the community.

Gallery Hours

Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sunday – Closed
Hours vary during college breaks.

Community Outreach and Engagement In Visual Arts Workshops

CLC's Community Art Engagement & Outreach workshops are part of an arts-integrated community outreach program through the Communication Arts, Humanities and Fine Arts Division. Learn more about these upcoming workshops:

Free and Open to the Public. Preregistration required.

All International Film screenings are held in C105, 7 p.m. and are sponsored by the Department of Global Engagement.

  • Shoah (Part One) - Friday, Jan. 27, 6 p.m. (Holocaust Memorial Day)

  • Shoah (Part Two) - Saturday, Jan. 28, 6 p.m. (Holocaust Memorial Day)

  • After Life - Friday, March 3

  • Sakawa - Friday, April 7

  • The Destiny of Lesser Animals - Friday, May 5

WARNING: Films have adult content and are not suitable for children. Subtitled when necessary.

For information, contact Chris Cooling at or (847) 543-2623.

  • Fear No Art Auditions / Submissions - Tuesday, Jan. 24

  • 2023 Fear No Art Festival - Friday, Apr. 21 and Saturday, April 22


Regular: $12
Senior 65+ and Military: $10
Student: $10
Children under 12: $5

Buy tickets online

For more information contact Valerie Alpert at

Female CLC student during a dance performance on stage

CLC band conductor
  • Music Ticket Prices

Desdemona poster
  • Desdemona - February 24 & 25 and March 3 & 4

  • Play On! - April 7, 8, 14, 15, 16

  • Schoolhouse Rock, Live! - July 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23

Play On Logo

Cover of "Last Summer on State Street", A novel by Toya Wolfe
  • Re-scheduled Fall Reading Series - Creative Writing Workshop & Literary Reading: Toya Wolfe, Wednesday, Feb. 8 via Zoom

  • Spring Reading Series featuring Larry Starzec: Thursday, April 6

  • Willow Review Literary 50th Anniversary Launch & Reading - Thursday, April 20

  • Prairie Voices Reading & Reception - Thursday, May 4

Ticket Information

James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts
Located in the Rotunda Lobby (Room P112)

Additional Ticket Information

  • All patrons entering a JLC Theatre, regardless of age, must have a ticket.
  • All ticket sales are final. No refunds.
  • Many live performances, due to their quiet nature, are not suitable for children under age 3.
  • NOTE: All ticket prices listed include $2 JLC facility fee.

Safety Procedures

  • Masks are optional in public spaces for everyone at CLC and the JLC.
  • The JLC will have masks and hand sanitizer available.
  • CLC will continue its enhanced cleaning procedures in the theatre, restrooms and common touchpoints.
  • CLC and the JLC reserve the right to make changes based on health, safety and the ongoing pandemic.


The James Lumber Center is ADA compliant. It is wheelchair accessible and offers assistive listening devices, Braille signage and other amenities. To arrange for other accommodations, such as a sign language interpreter, please contact the Box Office at least two to three weeks in advance at (847) 543-2300.