August 31, 7-9pm Free to OPAL members. $5.00 non-members. The history of the artist’s sketchbook chronicles the development of visual art and culture since the early days of the Renaissance…. Read more →
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JOIN IN THE FUN AND GET CREATIVE! Summer II Session JULY 19 – August 23 REGISTER ONLINE KID’S Classes HERE
The Oak Park Art League offers Summer ART Camps that provide budding artists the opportunity to explore creativity through multi-sensory, experiential art-based projects and activities, led by practicing artists and experienced art educators. For children ages 5-8 and 9-12 years old. One week camps run from mid June 15 to early August 7 and meet weekdays from 9:00 am until noon. Weekly… Read more →
As a hub for creativity, it is not surprising that Oak Park is a place called “home” for many artists and art educators and we at OPAL are very excited to be included in an upcoming creative place-making project spearheaded by Columbia College professor, artist and Oak Park resident – Sabina Ott. In August, Ott’s Terrain Biennial exhibition will partner… Read more →
Early 20th Century Oak Park Art, Architecture, and Literature Due west of Chicago, on its own urban grid, is the Village of Oak Park. At its center is the Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District. Dotted with broad lawns, ma jestic oak trees, and a ven- erable collection of Victorian-era homes, this three-quarter square mile swath was a proverbial playground for Wright… Read more →
Have some news to share? Exhibit, award, art related event? Please email the details to firstname.lastname@example.org with “MEMBER NEWS” in the subject line so we can include your news in our next newsletter. Thank you! EXHIBIT ANNOUNCEMENTS Keith Taylor’s drawing, “Stream_Anghiari” has been selected for the ARC’s Gallery’s “The Base Line: An Exhibition on Drawing” exhibition. June 24, 2015 – July 18, 2015Opening Reception: Friday, June 26th from… Read more →
Drop-In Schedule SUNDAYS, 1:00 – 4:00pm – On hiatus July 4th weekend through Labor Day TUESDAYS, 9:00 – noon – Figure Painting – ON HIATUS until after Labor Day 6:30 – 9:30pm – Figure Sculpting & Drawing – ONGOING through Summer. For decades the Oak Park Art League has recognized the importance of figure study to artists of all skill levels and media… Read more →