Its like no other art experience you've ever encountered.
Starline Factory is home to "4th Fridays" a regional art event that has become on of the most dynamic art attractions in the region.
The event is grounded in the idea of joining artists, buyers and art enthusiasts for a unique experience in an artistically crafted, historical location. Held on the fourth Friday of the month from January through August, with a year-end finale in October, the event features a juried mixed art exhibit, photos contest, vendor artists, open Starline Factory artist studios as well as a featured solo artist exhibit. In addition the event offers live music and cash bars for beer, wine, coffee, and mixed drinks on two levels.
Spend your 4th Friday strolling throught an art event, nibble on dellicious hors d'oeuvres, and listen to live music in a venue thst is "unlike any other". What could be better?
October 26th, 2018
The Theme for the night is "Costume Party"
and we hope you come dressed to impress(or Scare!).
$10 admission (17 and under free)
300 W.Front St. Harvard IL
Enjoy a juried mixed art exhibit, photo contest, vendors artists, and our featured artist this month is Mary Hilger! We invite you to take part in the people's choice vote. For voting you are entered to win a Gift Basket. Visit our resident artists in their open stuidios and enjoy live music. We are excited to welcome the following perormers this Friday!
-The Moods Official will be prerforming on the main stage from 7 to 10 pm.
This award-wining tro has been performing since 1995 & opened for a major groups including The Temptations.
-Jim Green will be in the loft from 6-9pm.
Jim was named one of the best independent artists in the midwest by Billoard Magazine
-The Soft Shoe Shufflers will be playing beyon the blue door from 6-9pm
The Rockford based group play recognizable songs from the 60's through today
-Art Karagianis will playing in the railside from 6-9pm
Folk Rock Soloist has been performing all kinds of music over fifty years
Love good food too?
Our Stanchion Pub Restuarant will be open with
a limited menu from 4-10pm & a Buffet from 5pm-8pm
please call 1 815 -887- 4805 to make a Reservation.
-The Gift Basket includes a Starline Crock, 3 bottles of wine, 2 Starline wine glasses, an authentic Starline wooden pulley, a $50 gift card to the Stanchion Pub and 2 Free admissions to a future Starline 4th Friday.
A destination for creativity. With designated studio space located throughout, Starline Factoy is home more than 35 regional artists, artisans, and propietors. History abounds around each corner with numerous, carefully preserved reminders of the building's previous life. The large windows supply the studios with natural light and the exposed brick walls, cast iron fittings, and large timber columns provide a raw industrial backdrop where artists find inspiration to create.
The Historic Starline Factory is the perfect backdrop to bring your creative vision to life.
Contact us to learn more about how you can become a part of the Starline Factory artistry.
300 W. Front St. Harvard, IL 60033
Tel: 815 943 4805
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Built in 1883, Starline Factory, orignally Hunt, Helm, Ferris and Company, has been transformed into a historic, event and studio space. copyright 2012-2018Starline Factory, Inc.