"To promote artistic activities and to encourage community interest in the field of creative art."
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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.
South Park Fieldhouse
Talcott and Cumberland
Park Ridge, IL
November regular PRAL meeting
Friday, November 11, 2016 at South Park Fieldhouse.
Meeting starts at 7:00 p.m.
Susan Coleman & Kiristen Provost will be doing a photography demonstration.
December regular DPAG meeting
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at Prairie Lakes Community Center,
Festivities begin at 6:00 p.m.
Pot Luck Holiday Dinner - Members bring Pot Luck Dish
*Peer Critique – bring a work for the critique.
*Grab Bag (optional)– bring a wrapped ‘gently used’ gift for the Grab Bag.
Please bring a canned or non-perishable food for the Self-Help Pantry food drive for the holidays.
More details here (pdf file)
DPAG & PRAL demos for 2016-2017
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 South Park Rec Center, 833 Talcott Avenue (at Cumberland) 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 2016-2017 Combined DPAG and PRAL schedule (.pdf)
Art Guild 10 for 2016 - Holiday Sale & Reception - Sunday, November 13 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The Art Guild 10 consists of ten members of the Des Plaines Art Guild.
An exhibit of the Art Guild 10's original framed art will be on display and for sale November 10 through the end of the 2016.
Stop by the Des Plaines History Center at 781 Pearson Street to view the the latest Des Plaines Art Guild Group Show - Art Guild 10.
The History Center is open Tuesday-Friday, 10am-5pm and Sunday, 1-4pm.
|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
The art of Dee Schuster is being displayed at the library during October.
Library Driving Directions and Hours
Des Plaines City Hall Exhibit
DES PLAINES CITY HALL
1420 MINER STREET
DES PLAINES, IL
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.