The Center for the Arts at the Wilmette Park District offers a well-rounded curriculum including dance, music, theater and visual arts. Through classes, workshops, intensives and special events, the Center for the Arts provides ample opportunity for individuals to express ideas and emotions that cannot be communicated with language alone.

Come explore your creative side at the Center for the Arts, located at 3000 Glenview Road, in the Community Recreation Center.

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Contact Info

Center for the Arts Supervisor
Julie Nichols, CPRP
Email: Julie Nichols
p: 847-920-3927


Announcements for Tier 3, COVID-19

Dream up a (Virtual) Program

The Center for the Arts has open session times available throughout the remainder of the Fall session for virtual programming. Our in-person Dream Up a Program has been such a hit, we are bringing it directly to the comfort of your own home!

Morning, Day and Evening time slots are available to design a class, event or workshop in Art, Dance or Musical Theatre. We can tailor the program to the age group - from tots to adults, friends to family.

For one flat fee, our qualified instructor will customize the curriculum to your group interests. Simply fill out the form and let us do all the work!

We'll get in touch with you and arrange a program tailored just for you and your group!

Click Here to fill out the Dream Up A Program form!

NEW! Dream up a (Virtual) Lesson

The Center for the Arts has expanded our one-on-one offerings to encompass a wide variety of experiences. This exclusive training program is fully customized to the individual participant and includes:

  • Goal-setting
  • Personal feedback
  • Tailored development
  • Individualized attention

Joining the genres of dance, acting and music, the Center for the Arts will be offering private instruction in art and ceramics.

Click Here to complete the form and Dream Up the perfect Lesson!