Local artists show off their creativity to downtown Elgin Posted in: Lifestyle Last weekend, downtown Elgin turned into a giant art studio for a festive two days. Local artists of all kinds—painters, musicians, sculptors and many more—showed off their work and gave live demonstrations of their crafts to curious visitors. The event even featured blacksmithing, screen printing and painting in virtual reality. ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!