• Guest Lecture - Ron Grossman

    Guest Lecture – Ron Grossman

    Time for Another Art World Revolution? The Oak Park Art League Presents A Guest Lecture with Chicago Tribune Writer  Ron Grossman Monday, November 17th – 7:00-9:00 pm

  • Holiday Boutique for Under One Hundred

    Holiday Boutique for Under One Hundred

      Featuring artist-made objects and one-of-a-kind gifts for the holiday season Boutique Hours: Gallery Reception: Friday, November 14, 6-9 PM Gallery Reception: Friday, December 12, 6-9 PM Open during gallery… Read more →

  • Art in the Atrium

    Art in the Atrium

    The Oak Park Art League welcomes a new partnership with the Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, in a special exhibition of works by OPAL Artist Member Jennifer… Read more →

  • Celebration of Life Exhibit

    Celebration of Life Exhibit

    Oak Park Art League celebrates Illinois Arts and Humanities MonthThis October, Oak Park Art League (OPAL) salutes the game changers who put art and humanities on the map in Oak… 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…. 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 →

Holiday Short Session

Holiday Short Session

    Nov 24 – Dec 20 We have a select number of great classes offered for a short 3-4 week session at the end of the year. Make gifts for the holidays or escape the mania of the season in our studio. Some really great classes for both adults AND kids for the Holiday Short session. NOTE: These are… Read more →

Lou Malnati's Fundraising Event

Lou Malnati’s Fundraising Event

  CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FULL FLIER TO PRESENT AT PURCHASE Wednesday Oct. 29, 11am – 11pm at the 1040 Lake Street Oak Park location Dine in, Carry out, Delivery 708.358.0800    

Artist Member Exhibit

Artist Member Exhibit

Nov. 14–Dec. 5 Opening Reception onFriday, Nov. 14, 7–9 pm Judged Show–1st, 2nd, 3rd, 2 Honorable Mentions and a People’s Choice Theme: Open Call work of any subject matter or medium by OPAL artist members Drop off work Nov. 8-12 (up to three pieces) | Pick up work Dec. 6–10



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 The Oak Park Area Arts Council is very proud to announce the artists selected to exhibit their work in the 2014 Regional Art Exhibition. Congratulations to: Keith Taylor, Kesia Jordan, Greg Johnson,… Read more →

Draw the Figure

Draw the Figure

For decades the Oak Park Art League has recognized the importance of figure study to artists of all skill levels and media and offers an array of live model figure drawing and painting opportunities that are open to the public on a drop in basis. We welcome you to join us! Please note – No paper or art materials are supplied. These self-instructed sessions are… 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 →