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

Meetings

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™)



February regular meeting has been cancelled

Tuesday, February 16, 2016  at Prairie Lakes Community Center,

General meeting starts at 7:00 p.m.
Board meeting convenes at 6:30 p.m.

We will have a painting session. Members are requested to bring their own paints.


March regular meeting

Tuesday, March 8, 2016  at Prairie Lakes Community Center,

General meeting starts at 7:00 p.m.
Board meeting convenes at 6:30 p.m.

Brian Sauerland wil demonstrate pastel techniques.





Art Guild 15

The Art Guild 15 consists of members of the Des Plaines Art Guild.  Participating are Beverly Becker, Delores Kenny, Stan Kotecki, Kathy Passi, Liz Pawlik, Rhonda Popko, Dee Schuster, Thelma Cornell Spain, Elaine Tejcek, Louis & Bill Zima and John Taylor.

An exhibit of the Art Guild 15's original framed art will be on display and for sale throughout the month of December and January.   Stop by the Des Plaines History Center at 781 Pearson Street to view the the latest Des Plaines Art Guild Group Show - Art Guild 15.

The History Center is open Tuesday-Friday, 10am-5pm and Sunday, 1-4pm.




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.

 

A group show of DPAG artists is being displayed at the library during December and January.

Library Driving Directions and Hours
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Des Plaines City Hall Exhibit

DES PLAINES CITY HALL
1420 MINER STREET
DES PLAINES, IL

A group show of DPAG artists is being displayed in the council chambers for the months of December and January.



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.

A group show of DPAG artists is being displayed at the Frisbie Center for the months of December and January.



2015-2016 DPAG Art Scholarship Program

Art Scholarship Winner
   
Alexis A. Vasquez $500 Guild Scholarship


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