1st Friday Art Shows Schedule

1st Friday Art Show At The Dole was voted 2014 – 2016 Best Gallery in McHenry County by the Northwest Herald Readers’ Choice Awards!

Nine months of the year, Lakeside Arts Park At The Dole host a 1st Friday Art Show from 5:00 – 8:00pm. We invite the community, including the suburbs and all of Chicagoland, to enjoy a fabulous evening in the Sage and Dole galleries. Guests view and purchase art, enjoy music, light fare, cash bar, and tour the historic Dole Mansion. These openings are family friendly and all are encouraged to attend.  The galleries include: the expansive Sage Gallery, the intimate Dole Gallery and the unique installation spaces in the second and third floor Dole Galleries.

$5 Suggested Donations – Your financial contribution supports the historic preservation of the Dole Mansion and Lakeside Programs.








January 27th | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Closing Reception

  • 4rd Annual D155 Art Show
  • Central | South | Cary-Grove | Prairie Ridge | Haber Oaks

February 3rd

  • Dole: C Glen Richardson: A Career in Design, A Life in Art
  • Sage: Patty Bell I Love (Blank) More Than You


  • Dole: Belgin Yucelen
  • Sage: Immanuel Lutheran, Creative Arts
  • Hall: Messiah Lutheran


  • Dole: Johana Moscoso
  • Sage: Arts in Action


  • Dole: D47
  • Sage: D47