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


Second Tuesday of each month.  No meetings in July or August.

Prairie Lakes Community Center
515 E. Thacker
Des Plaines, IL  60016
View Map and get driving directions
(courtesy of MapQuest™)

May regular meeting

Tuesday, May 13, 2014  at Prairie Lakes Community Center, 7:00 p.m.

Due to a scheduling conflict, Gordon France will not be available do a Watercolor Cityscape.  His wife, Jacque France, will be our demo artist at the May meeting.

Jacque France web site.

Gordon France web site.

Des Plaines Art Guild Presents a Mini Art Fair

Our new Mini Art Fair will be held Thurs. June 19, 10am-6pm,   Fri. June 20, 10am-6pm,   Sat. June 21, 10am-5pm  and    Sun. June 22, 1pm-5pm   on the Des Plaines Library Plaza.   

Click here for more.

Art Guild 10
Art Guild 10 - DPAG Group Show

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.

  • Visiting public receives $1 raffle chance for $10 & over business Gift certificates and Gift Cards
  • Local businesses receive advertising opportunity
  • Winning artist receives a People’s Choice $100 Award of Excellence

Viewing times at the History Center are Wed-Fri 9am-6pm.   Click here for photos of the latest Artguild 10 exhibit

Des Plaines Art Guild 59th Invitational Fine Art Fair

The DPAG 59th Invitational Fine Art Fair was held June 1 and June 2, 2013.   Click here for more.

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.

Rhonda Popko
Rhonda Popko

The art of Rhonda Popko is displayed at the library during April.

Library Driving Directions and Hours
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US Bank Art Exhibit

US Bank exhibit

2014-2015 DPAG Art Scholarship Program

Art Scholarship Winner
Wendy Jimenez $500 Guild Scholarship

Please contact the Scholarship Chairman, Willard Strassburger, at 847-437-0725 if you would like to sponsor a scholarship.