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Our Purpose:   "To promote artistic activities and to encourage community interest in the field of creative art."

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DPAG Meetings
Second Tuesday of the month.  No meetings in July, August, or January.

Prairie Lakes Community Center
515 E. Thacker
Des Plaines, IL  60016


PRAL Meetings  Park Ridge Art League
Third Friday of the month.  No meetings in December or January.

Centennial Activity Center
(Formerly known as the P.R. SR. CENTER)
100 S. Western Avenue
Park Ridge, IL



October regular DPAG meeting

Tuesday, October 10, 2017  at Prairie Lakes Community Center,
General meeting starts at 7:00 p.m.  Board meeting convenes at 6:00 p.m.

Stan Kotecki will be presenting "Use your I-Phone for your art" - Tips and Ideas.


October regular PRAL meeting

Friday, October 20, 2017  at Centennial Activity Center
Meeting starts at 7:00 p.m.

Patricia Larkin Green - Sumi Artist





DPAG & PRAL demos for 2017-2018

The Des Plaines Art Guild and the Park Ridge Art League are combining their schedule of art demonstrations for the upcoming year. The monthly art demo will alternate between the DPAG meeting location and the PRAL meeting location. By joining the DPAG, you will automatically receive a reciprocal membership in the Park Ridge Art League, whose meetings are held at the Centennial Activity Center, 100 S. Western Avenue, Park Ridge, on the 3rd Friday of the month. The combined groups will take turns hosting demos, exhibits and special events in the upcoming season.

View the Proposed 2017-2018 Combined DPAG and PRAL meeting schedule (.pdf)




Library Exhibit

The artistry of DPAG members may be viewed in the third floor gallery (periodicals reading area) at the Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood Street.  The exhibit changes monthly.
The library exhibit area as depicted on 2001 DPAG Membership Directory cover by Gerd Renner.

Cheryl Zub artwork
Cheryl Zub artwork

The artwork of Cheryl Zub is displayed at the library during September.

Library Driving Directions and Hours



Des Plaines City Hall Exhibit
DES PLAINES CITY HALL
1420 MINER STREET
DES PLAINES, IL

 
 

A Maine Township Youth Commission Art Exhibit is on display in the City Council Chamber Gallery during the month of September.



Frisbie Center Exhibit
FRISBIE SENIOR CENTER
52 E NORTHWEST HIGHWAY
DES PLAINES, IL

Located in the Cumberland Commons shopping center at the northeast corner of the Mount Prospect Road and Northwest Highway intersection on the border of Mount Prospect and Des Plaines.

Monday and Thursday 8:30 am 8:00 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30 am 4:00 pm.

 
 

The art of John Mefford is on display at the Frisbie Center during September.