Our Purpose: "To promote artistic activities and to encourage community interest in the field of creative art."
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.
Des Plaines Chautauqua Art Festival
The Des Plaines Art Guild and the Park Ridge Art League, in partnership with Shift2Green, will host the annual Des Plaines Chautauqua Art Festival at the Historic Methodist Campground in Des Plaines, IL on Saturday, May 13th from 10:00AM to 5:00PM.
This festival is expected to attract hundreds of visitors, features a juried gallery exhibition, live entertainment and food concessions in a variety of indoor and outdoor venues. Children and Youth Day activities include free arts and crafts activities in the Red Gable Hotel.
Parking is free and onsite for your convenience.
Sponsorship and concession opportunities available.
Call for Artists form is available at www.dpag.org/APPLICATIONartfest2017.pdf Deadline for submission is April 1, 2017.
A group show of DPAG members is being displayed at the library during December and January.
Des Plaines City Hall Exhibit
A group show of DPAG members is being displayed at the Des Plaines City Hall chambers during the months of December and January.
Frisbie Center Exhibit
A group show of DPAG members is being displayed at the Frisbie Center during the months of December and January.