Oddball Art Labs Art Drop packs

First Art Drop test written up in the Tribune/Courier News

We recently decided to try something new. We created fifteen Art Pack that each contained an Original art print by a local artist and coupons to local businesses. A few businesses even gave us limited numbers of special rewards such as Elgin Public House gift certificates and Side Street Stdio Arts Small Wonders scholarships. It … Read more


See you next year

The gallery is cleaned up. Thank you everyone who joined us for “Robots”. See you in July 2018 for our next show… “Strange Imaginations and Other Perplexing Wonders”

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Humble Book Bundle – Lego Mindstorms and Robotics

Hey! Humble Bundle just launched a Lego Mindstorms and Robotics book bundle. Pay what you want to some great titles on robotics and surprise the evil mad scientists in your life. Plus an amount you choose goes to the Wikimedia Foundation. Get the Bundle



Have you ever played Machinarium? It’s a delightful point and click adventure from Amanita Design, a small indie game development company in the Czech Republic. Their games are full of lush visuals and quirky soundtracks. It came out in 2009, but it is so quirky and fun that it has aged well. You owe it … Read more

Exquisite Corpse - Rende-Boucher-Guerra

Drink and Draw – Exquisite Corpse

Drink & Draw! At the Martini Room Saturday, August 12, 2017 – 7pm-10pm Martini Room161 E Chicago St.Elgin, IL 60120 RSVP on Facebook The theme for this Drink and Draw will be Exquisite Corpse. Wait…What is Exquisite Corpse you ask? Wikipedia defines it as: Exquisite corpse, also known as exquisite cadaver (from the original French … Read more

The Orville - Model Filming

The Orville – I Can’t Wait

The Orville looks amazing! Smash a Star Trek homage together that feels like Galaxy Quest and include both CGI and Old School model making. The aliens look stunning so far too. Is this the show I’ve been waiting for?

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The Fermi Paradox 1&2 – Where Are All The Aliens?

Where are all the aliens? The universe is too big and too old, why have we not met aliens yet? Do they live in computers? Were they wiped out by an ancient super intelligence? Or are we just to primitive to understand their motives? Whatever the answer is, it is incredibly important for our own … Read more