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Date(s) - 07/08/2023
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Growing Place - Naperville


The Gardener’s Art Fest is back and better than ever! Explore one-of-a-kind art from 30 local makers and artists as you stroll under the trees and listen to live music.

It all happens on Saturday, July 8th on the historic grounds of The Growing Place in Naperville. Doors open at 10:00am. Talks are free to attend. The wandering is, too. 



Artist Marketplace: One-of-a-kind art from 30 local Makers & Artists (see lineup below)

Plein Air Painting: Artists from the DuPage Art League will capture colorful landscapes on canvas throughout the property.


Forest Bathing: Janie Macomber Grillo, a certified Forest Therapy Guide and founder of Midwest Forest Bathing, will introduce you to this guided outdoor healing practice based on the Japanese shinrin-yoku.


Chuck’s Wood Fired Pizzas will be serving up fresh, made-to-order pies until 5:00pm.


Biophilic Design: Bringing Nature Inside A talk and interactive workshop about how interior design and architecture can connect us with the natural world. Presented by Robin Randall, FAIA, ALEP, LEED BD+C of Legat Architects.


Live Music by singer/songwriter Aaron Kelly.



Pinecones & Stitches

When Not Gardening

Woolen Wonders 

Plaited Designs

Sweet Pea’s Stems

A Touch of Spring

Collinson Fine Art

Cheerful Greetings

I Do Windows by RettaGlass

Artful Treasures

Lucky Bug Co.

Jen by Jennifer

Sticks & Stones

A Garden Rose

Carla Baker

Mosaics by Eliza

Court & Spark Studio

Yumiko Ceramics

Michelle Kuo Ceramics

The Potters Apprentice

Forever Flowers by Melinda

The Flying Purple Pigs

CRW Design

Art by Rozanne

Second Hand Bloomers

Wisdom Lady Shop

Fantastically Glassy

Dyonne’s Painted Panes

Emrikson Studios

Serene Designs