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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.

South Park Fieldhouse
Talcott and Cumberland
Park Ridge, IL



September regular PRAL meeting

Friday, September 16, 2016  at South Park Fieldhouse.
Meeting starts at 7:00 p.m.

David Becker will be doing a watercolor demonstration.


October regular DPAG meeting

Tuesday, October 10, 2016  at Prairie Lakes Community Center,
General meeting starts at 7:00 p.m.
Board meeting convenes at 6:30 p.m.

Betty Burian Kirk will be doing a marbling demonstration.





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)




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.

Elaine Tejcek
Elaine Tejcek

The art of Elaine Tejcek is being 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

 
 

The mixed media artwork of Teresa Mussman and Karen Sako is being displayed in the council chambers for 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 oil paintings of Barbara Gonyo are being displayed at the Frisbie Center for the month of September.