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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™)



January regular meeting

Tuesday, January 13, 2015  at Prairie Lakes Community Center

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

A Dick Blick representative will advise members and guests on usage of the newest art supplies.





Art Guild 10
Art Guild 10 - DPAG Group Show

The Art Guild 10 consists of ten members of the Des Plaines Art Guild.  Participating are Paulina Pawelczyk-Metzger, Kathy Passi, Mary Olson, Nancy Lejman, Dee Schuster, Liz Pawlik, Joan Fortner, Stan Kotecki, John Taylor and Darlene Stahl.

An exhibit of the Art Guild 10's original framed art will be on display and for sale throughout the month of October.   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.




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 member artists is being displayed at the library during December and January.

Library Driving Directions and Hours
View Map and get driving directions
(courtesy of MapQuest™)


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 member artists is being displayed at the Frisbie Center for the months of December, January and February..



US Bank Art Exhibit
US Bank exhibit
US BANK CONVENIENCE CENTER
750 LEE STREET
DES PLAINES, IL



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.