• Courtyard Concert Series

    Courtyard Concert Series

    A garden setting dotted with tiny white lights, acoustic music, a bite of dessert and an art-filled gallery…the perfect date night! The Oak Park Art League presents: Courtyard Concert Series with music by… Read more →

  • Sylvia visits OPAL

    Sylvia visits OPAL

    Nicole Hollander, creator of “Sylvia”, will be bringing her Graphic Memoir Workshop and five-week class to the Art League, where participants will reflect on childhood memories and through quick charcoal drawing sketches, create… Read more →

  • Creatures Among Us Exhibit

    Creatures Among Us Exhibit

      Exhibit runs August 8–September 5 Opening Reception Friday, August 8, 7-9 pm Judge: Jose Agustin Andreu, M.F.A. Adjunct Professor SAIC and Columbia College Judged Show: First, Second, Third Place… Read more →

  • 2014 WORKSHOPS

    2014 WORKSHOPS

    For those who want to learn a new art skill but do not have the time to take a class that lasts several weeks….a new series of workshops with top Chicago… Read more →

  • Become A Member!

    Become A Member!

    Support one of the longest continually operating arts organizations in the Chicago area, the Oak Park Art League. OPAL is a gem in the community that not only offers art… Read more →

ART Parties @ OPAL

ART Parties @ OPAL

We are committed to providing art-based parties, scout/youth group activities for children and  parties, showers and team building for adult groups that will be remembered by all for years to come. Our party fees include the use of a private space in our historic coach house, an artist-instructor and supplies and materials.   Kids’ ART Birthday Party Package We provide our… Read more →

Works on Paper Exhibit

Works on Paper Exhibit

  UP NEXT. Paper, Paper, and more Paper. Works of all medium On Paper, Of Paper, About Paper…Drawings, Collage, Books Arts, Constructions, Hangings, Printmaking, Watercolors, Gouache, Pastels…EXHIBIT IT! Drop off: Sept. 6–10 (up to 3 pieces) Reception Friday, Sept.12, 7–9 p.m. Runs from Sept. 12–Oct. 3.    

FALL SESSION of Classes

FALL SESSION of Classes

      CLASS OFFERINGS  <>  REGISTER HERE!  Oil + Cold Wax Painting with Dianne Martia  Mondays 9:30 – 12:00pm The Beauty of Pastel with Mike Latala  Mondays 1:00 – 3:00pm KID’S CLASS   Frieda’s Free Form Flying Machine  Kids ages 9-12  8 wk program starts Mon Sept. 22,  Mondays 3:15-4:45 pm Beginning Drawing with Jesse Howard   Mondays 6:00-8:00pm Painting Choose Your Medium… Read more →

MEMBER NEWS

MEMBER NEWS

Have some news to share?  Exhibit, award, art related event? Please email the details to oakparkartleague@gmail.com with “MEMBER NEWS” in the subject line  or use the form below so we can include your news in our next newsletter. Thank you! EXHIBIT ANNOUNCEMENTS Sugar Beet Co-op Pop Up Art Show & Open House JUNE 28, 2014; 1-4 PM812 W. Madison Ave. Oak Park, IL Meet, mingle and shop for one-of-a-kind… Read more →

Draw the Figure

Draw the Figure

  For decades the Oak Park Art League has recognized the importance of figure study and offers an array of live model figure drawing and painting sessions that are open to the public on a drop in basis.  Please note, no paper or art materials are supplied. These self-instructed sessions are ongoing throughout the year. We welcome you to join us! OPAL Members… Read more →

3rd Thursdays @ OPAL

3rd Thursdays @ OPAL

You can plan on something happening each month on 3rd Thursdays. Every other 3rd Thursday we host Dinner & Discuss in the Main Gallery where participants bring up to 3 works to get feedback on from the group and also  a dish to share for a great meal with fellow artists and OPAL members. Join us! On the other alternating 3rd Thursdays join us at Prairie… Read more →