Artist In Residence: Jeanette Andrews



The Arlington Heights Memorial Library is pleased to welcome magician, artist and sensory illusionist Jeanette Andrews, our Artist in Residence for July 2020. We have an exciting lineup of interactive virtual events planned for you, including a performance, a workshop, meet the artist home studio visits, and Instagram Live coffee chats with exciting experts in diverse fields.

Each week find new blog posts and reading lists curated by the artist. Follow the @ahml Instagram page for exclusive content from Jeanette throughout the month of July, plus access to unique Instagram Live events with the artist all month long. We hope you will join us as we explore our summer of magic.


Welcome to Week 1! This week Jeanette explores the science of magic during her first week as artist in residence. Register now to experience Pretext, her interactive virtual...

“My goal has always been to use magic as an artistic tool to create moments of constructed amazement to then shed light on truly amazing things.” Learn how Jeanette combines...

Join Jeanette to delve into the intersection of magic and design during week three. Register now for Designing the Impossible, a one-of-a-kind workshop giving you a peek at...

Learn about the intersection of magic and nature in Jeanette's fourth blog post, coming Monday, July 27. Then enjoy your last chance to connect with her via Instagram Live....

Meet Our Guests Here

Each week Jeanette welcomes experts in one of our four themes - Science, Art, Design and Nature - for Friday morning chats. Meet our special guest...

Magician and artist Jeanette Andrews is hailed as one of the most innovative illusionists in the world today. She has presented for The Smithsonian's Cooper Hewitt, the...

Recommended Reading

As part of her residency, artist and magician Jeanette Andrews has curated booklists to accompany each of her weekly themes. Click each title to explore the full list and read along.

Artist-in-Residence Events

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