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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Barrels of Hope Artist Applications Now Open

Barrels of Hope

Are you ready to showcase your artistic talents? Applications are now open for the Flossmoor Art Commission's Barrels of Hope project! Artists selected to participate will be notified at the end of April.

The Barrels of Hope project engages local art enthusiasts to paint whiskey barrels, donated by Flossmoor Station, with messages of hope and inspiration. Painted barrels will be displayed in Flossmoor from July to September and a live online auction will take place at the end! More details for the live auction to come! 

The Public Art Commission previewed the program with six barrels in 2020 featuring local artists. Like Flossmoor’s statues and parks, the painted barrels were eye-catching pieces of art that help attract people to our beautiful community!

Visit for additional details or submit your application here!

If you're interested in being a part of this spectacular community program, we look forward to your application. Here's the schedule for the fundraiser: 

  • April 7 - April 25: Submit an application (while barrels last)
  • April 26 - May 1: Artists pick up barrels
  • June 15: Deadline to return painted barrels
  • July 5: Barrels unveiled in Flossmoor
  • July 5 - September 11: Barrels on display and online auction open

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