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OTTA New Mission, Vision and Values

Barbara Guttmann
April 6, 2023

The Strategic Planning Committee submitted a new Mission, Vision and Values statement to the Board of Directors which was approved on Tuesday, April 11, 2023.

The new statements will guide all of our activities will flow from these statement.

Our Mission is: We enable all who live or work in the Old Town Triangle to connect, collaborate, and care for our community.

Our Vision is: The Old Town Triangle Association will build on its history of success to become recognized by residents and businesses as the center for engagement, information, collaboration, and advocacy to maintain and improve our quality of life. We will foster a sense of community and belonging by connecting neighbors, collaborating on issues of common concern promoting safety, art and preservation.

Our Values are:

  • Community
  • Welcoming People and Ideas
  • Stewardship
  • Integrity
  • Respect and Collaboration


Oktoberfest – Prost!

Barbara Guttmann
January 1, 2023


Celebrate Oktoberfest Saturday, September 30, at the Triangle! A nod to Old Town’s original German settlers, this neighborhood street festival will be catered by Glunz Tavern (a family-run tavern established in 1888) and will feature polka hall-of-famer and Grammy award-winning Keith Stras and his band Polka Confetti, presented by GigRoster.com. Pretzels, brats, beer, wine, polka, and German festivities! 
Grab your lederhosen and dirndl, do some push-ups, and brush up on the history of Old Town & Oktoberfest . . . you could win the Costume, Steinholding, or Trivia Contest! Prizes to follow.
All are welcome! However, if you would like food & drink (costing  $15), you must register ASAPThe event is free for those under 18 (use “kidsfree” code at checkout).

When: Saturday, September 30, 2023
Where: Old Town Triangle, Menomonee & North Park
Time: 5pm to 9:30pm
Click here to sign up and/or volunteer ($15 per person for food & drink)

Save the Date:
Sunday, October 29: The Halloween Parade & Party! Time & details to be announced soon.

Manage Your Membership

Barbara Guttmann
November 10, 2022


On Exhibit at Participating Venues

Barbara Guttmann
September 16, 2022

Palette & Palate at Madron Gallery

Above photo credits:
B & W: Installation of The Seven Lively Arts at Riccardo’s Restaurant and Gallery. Image courtesy of Film Police.
Installation of The Seven Lively Arts from Riccardo’s Restaurant and Gallery, on loan from the Estate of Seymor H. Persky. (Literature by Rudoph Weisenborn, Painting by Vincent D’Agostino, Drama (Mephistopheles) by Ivan Albright, Architecture by Aaron Bohrod, Sculpture by Malvin Marr Albright, Dance by Ric Riccardo, and Music, by William S. Schwartz). Image courtesy of Madron Gallery

Josh Moulton Fine Art Gallery


Above photos:
Josh Moulton – Selections of paintings currently on view.


Leslie Wolfe Gallery / Old Town Art Center


Above photos:

Sandra Holubow – Aspirations, 2022, 36″ x 24″, Acrylics on Canvas

Shel Howard Beugen – AoK, 2022, 40″ x 40″, Mixed Media with Rescued Objects


gallery 1871


Connie Noyes – On The Horizon (triptych) Wax, oil, pastel & charcoal on paper
39 x 39″ unframed
45.5 x 45.5″ framed


Mary Rousseaux, Series 37 (diptych), 2022
Mary Rousseaux, Series 37 (diptych), 2022
Mixed Media on tar paper, 60 x 72″ unframed, 69.5 x 86″ framed

DePaul Art Museum


Krista Franklin – Out of Love But Maybe There’s Still Some Romance, 2019. Ink, watercolor, pencil, pen, and collage on handmade paper. Photo: Latitude.
Joiri Minaya, Container #7, 2020. 60 x 40 in. Courtesy of the artist


Wrightwood 659


Roberto Montenegro, Retrato de un anticuario o Retrato de Chucho Reyes y autorretrato, 1926, oil on canvas, 102.5 x 102.5 cm, Colección Pérez Simón, Mexico.

Michiko Itatani, “Collection Sol III” painting from Celestial Maze 22-B-1, 2022, 78” x 96,” oil on canvas, courtesy of Michiko Itatani

Old Town Times goes DIGITAL

Barbara Guttmann
August 1, 2022

The Old Town Times is now Digital

The Old Town Times Newsletter has ended its run as a hard-copy, USPS mailed newsletter. It went digital for the February/March/April 2021 edition. If you haven’t provided an email address or you  clicked unsubscribe to Old Town Triangle emails, you likely missed it. If you would like to receive the newsletter but did not see it in your email in-box please send an email to info@oldtowntriangle.com and we will work with you to correct your email status. If you would like to see the most recent newsletter – click here. To see an archive of past newsletters – click this link. You can view newsletters going back to 2009 on the OTTA website.

Leslie Wolfe Gallery

Barbara Guttmann
July 14, 2022


And that’s a WRAP!

Barbara Guttmann
June 14, 2022

Thank you neighbors, volunteers, vendors, friends for all you do to make the Old Town Art Fair a truly unique, welcoming and successful event! The artists were thrilled, the guests loved everything about the Fair and, of course, the Old Town Triangle Association is thrilled to be able to share the proceeds with our grant recipients and our neighbors through committee works. We could not do any of this without you.

Please do plan to join us on Friday, June 17th from 6 – 9:30 as we celebrate YOU! This is our way of thanking you for your time, your kindness, your inconveniences, and for being you!

Friday, North Park from Willow to Menomonee! (Think Disco…)

Art Fair Tent Rental

Barbara Guttmann
June 4, 2022


Garden Walk Tees

Barbara Guttmann
April 15, 2022


2023 Art Fair Sponsorship

Barbara Guttmann
April 8, 2022