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Calendar

Immerse yourself in a kaleidoscope of artistic experiences with the Des Plaines Art Guild's exciting lineup of events! Captivating gallery exhibitions, diverse talents, and interactive workshops, our calendar is brimming with opportunities to explore, learn, and connect. Whether you're a seasoned artist or a curious newcomer, our events are designed to foster a sense of community, sparking conversations and forging connections that transcend the boundaries of canvas and brush. 

Online registration or RSVP required via email to dpartguild@gmail.com or call #847.293.8431.

Upcoming Events

  • Metal Cans become Artful Vessels
    Metal Cans become Artful Vessels
    Mon, Sep 09
    Frisbie Senior Center
    Sep 09, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Frisbie Senior Center, 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Sep 09, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Frisbie Senior Center, 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Learn how to transform a metal can into an object of beauty. Functional art!
  • Inspired by the Masters
    Inspired by the Masters
    Mon, Sep 30
    Frisbie Senior Center
    Sep 30, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Frisbie Senior Center, 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Sep 30, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Frisbie Senior Center, 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Learn about various artists and create a masterpiece based on his/her work.
  • Community Art Project - Late Blooms Displays
    Community Art Project - Late Blooms Displays
    THRU NOVEMBER
    Location is TBD
    THRU NOVEMBER
    Location is TBD
    THRU NOVEMBER
    Location is TBD
    Late Blooms comes to Life!
  • Closing Reception for Janet Thompson's artwork
    Closing Reception for Janet Thompson's artwork
    Fri, Jun 21
    Des Plaines History Center
    Jun 21, 2024, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Des Plaines History Center, 781 Pearson St, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Jun 21, 2024, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Des Plaines History Center, 781 Pearson St, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Come and see Janet Thompson's beautiful art at the History Center in Des Plaines. RSVP to jct216@gmail.com
  • Plein-air at Pesche's Tropical Greenhouse - DPAG - Members Only
    Plein-air at Pesche's Tropical Greenhouse - DPAG - Members Only
    Thu, Jun 20
    Pesche's Greenhouse
    Jun 20, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Pesche's Greenhouse , 170 S River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Jun 20, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Pesche's Greenhouse , 170 S River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    It is the first day of summer....come and be inspired by the beauty in the tropical greenhouse at Pesche's. Protected from the heat & sun - paint away for 3 hours.
  •  LAST LATE BLOOMS workshop!!!
     LAST LATE BLOOMS workshop!!!
    Mon, Jun 10
    Frisbie Center
    Jun 10, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Frisbie Center, 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Jun 10, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Frisbie Center, 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Learn to make flowers from plastic bottles instead of throwing them into the recycling bucket....
  • Silk scarf dyeing with tissue paper
    Silk scarf dyeing with tissue paper
    Mon, Jun 03
    Frisbie Center
    Jun 03, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Frisbie Center, 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Jun 03, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Frisbie Center, 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Learn how to create a most beautiful scarf, using tissue paper.
  • Monoprint workshop for members
    Monoprint workshop for members
    Sat, Jun 01
    Prairie Lakes Community Center
    Jun 01, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Prairie Lakes Community Center, 515 E Thacker St, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Jun 01, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Prairie Lakes Community Center, 515 E Thacker St, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Come and learn how to make mono prints (one print) without a press.
  • Mon, May 20
    Frisbie Center
    May 20, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Frisbie Center, 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    May 20, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Frisbie Center, 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Come and learn how to repurpose plastic bottles and make beautiful flowers.
  • Shrink Plastic Jewelry Event @ Frisbie
    Shrink Plastic Jewelry Event @ Frisbie
    Mon, May 13
    Frisbie Senior Center
    May 13, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Frisbie Senior Center, 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    May 13, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Frisbie Senior Center, 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Come and create some fun jewelry with shrink plastic, wire & beads. Workshop done by Rhonda Popko
  • Introduction to Watercolors
    Introduction to Watercolors
    Mon, May 06
    Frisbie Senior Center
    May 06, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Frisbie Senior Center, 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    May 06, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Frisbie Senior Center, 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Come and learn more about watercolors.
  • Crochet  A Vessel (using sustainable materials)
    Crochet  A Vessel (using sustainable materials)
    Mon, Apr 29
    Frisbie Senior Center
    Apr 29, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Frisbie Senior Center, 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Apr 29, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Frisbie Senior Center, 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Using plastic bags, create a vessel for just about anything,
  • Monoprinting - Printmaking without a press
    Monoprinting - Printmaking without a press
    Mon, Apr 22
    Frisbie Senior Center
    Apr 22, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Frisbie Senior Center, 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Apr 22, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Frisbie Senior Center, 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Learn how to create a mono print (one print0 without using a press.
  • Catch up day
    Catch up day
    Mon, Apr 15
    Frisbie Senior Center
    Apr 15, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Frisbie Senior Center , 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Apr 15, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Frisbie Senior Center , 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Come and work on your unfinished projects.
  • Late Blooms
    Late Blooms
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Apr 08
    Frisbie Senior Center
    Apr 08, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Frisbie Senior Center , 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Apr 08, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Frisbie Senior Center , 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Turn recycled plastic water bottles into flowers
  • Shrink Plastic Jewelry
    Shrink Plastic Jewelry
    Mon, Mar 25
    Frisbee Senior Center
    Mar 25, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Frisbee Senior Center, 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Mar 25, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Frisbee Senior Center, 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    You will learn to create stylish earrings & necklaces or pins using sharing plastic, beads and wire.
  • Member Night
    Member Night
    Mon, Mar 18
    Park Ridge
    Mar 18, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Park Ridge, 800 Devon Ave #10, Park Ridge, IL 60068, USA
    Mar 18, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Park Ridge, 800 Devon Ave #10, Park Ridge, IL 60068, USA
  • Silk Scarf Tissue Paper Dying
    Silk Scarf Tissue Paper Dying
    Mon, Mar 04
    Frisbee Senior Center
    Mar 04, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Frisbee Senior Center, 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
    Mar 04, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Frisbee Senior Center, 52 E Northwest Hwy, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
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