• WINTER  Session

    WINTER Session

    Jan 19 – Feb 22 This holiday season give those creative members of your family a gift they will enjoy, by registering them for an art class at OPAL.  The Winter… Read more →

  • AnyThinG GoEs! Exhibit

    AnyThinG GoEs! Exhibit

    Artist Demo – We have four artists and OPAL instructors Jesse Howard, Jackie Lakely, Kathy Hirsh and Dianne Martia sharing the studio to demonstrate their Winter class offerings. Judge – Professor… Read more →



    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 →

  • 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 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 →

POSES Exhibit

POSES Exhibit

UP NEXT: Kicking off the new year is our Open Call exhibit featuring figurative works and portraiture in any medium. Judged for 1,2,3 place



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 Gina Lee Robbins work has been accepted into the Water Street Studios Fifth Anniversary Show, juried by Monique Meloche. Opening Reception, Friday, Nov. 14, 6-10 p.m., Artist Talk… 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 →