Paint Out: Hutchinson Historic District

600-800 Hutchinson Street 600 Hutchinson Street, Chicago, IL

This district's mix of Prairie style designs and more traditional historical styles, such as Classical Revival, Queen Anne, and Richardsonian Romanesque, provides a unique perspective on the changes that took place in residential architecture between 1890 and 1920. If architecture is not your thing, another option is the Peace Garden across Marine Drive in Lincoln […]

Paint Out: Armitage Avenue

1000 W Armitage 1000 W Armitage, Chicago, Il

This main street is almost exactly as it was in the 1800's.  Historic buildings with great detail line the street. The CTA station is also picturesque. There is street parking.

Guest Artist: Frankie Johnson at Chicago Botanic Gardens

Chicago Botanic Garden 1000 Lake Cook Rd, Glencoe, IL

Today's guest artist is Frankie Johnson,  Her colorful, energetic work includes landscape, figures and still life, done in many media.  Frankie is the owner of the Main Street Art Center in Lake Zurich where she provides insightful help to her students.  She has won many awards and has published a work of her work, "Painting […]

Paintout: Michigan/Wacker Riverwalk

Riverwalk under Wabash Bridge at Wacker Riverwalk at Wabash and Wacker, Chicago, IL, United States

Get off to a good start on this pre 4th of July holiday by joining us for this fun paint out.  We will be meeting on the riverfront at Michigan and Wacker near O'Brien's Restaurant.  It's a wonderful river view, full of boats, people and many Chicago buildings and cafes.  There's also a beautiful view […]

Paint Out: Evanston Church Street Plaza

Located at the corner of Church Street and Maple Avenue on the western edge of Downtown Evanston, Illinois, Church Street Plaza is home to great shops, restaurants and services.  Lots to paint including people, storefronts and lively cafes.  Bathrooms in the numerous restaurants.

Paint Out: Bucktown Garden Walk

1850 N. Hermitage Avenue 1850 N. Hermitage Ave., CHICAGO, IL, United States

  This is a multi-event day!  We will meet at St. Mary of the Angels church, at the corner of N. Wood St. And W. Cortland St. Painters have many options: the church, charming side streets, outdoor dining a few blocks east on Cortland, and the 606 trail a block south on Wood. Painters have […]

Paint Out: Buckingham Fountain

Buckingham Fountain 301 S Columbus, Chicago, Il

Today you'll be able to paint one of Chicago's iconic fountains.  If you love cityscapes, people and fountains then this is your paintout. The Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain is a Chicago Landmark in the center of Grant Park. Dedicated in 1927, it is one of the largest fountains in the world. Architects: Edward H. Bennett, Daniel […]

Paint Out: Belmont Harbor. This is on a Sunday

Belmont Harbor 3154 Belmont Harbor, Chicago, IL

Belmont Harbor is located in the heart of beautiful Lincoln Park and is one of the largest harbors in the Chicago Harbors system.  A favorite among families and long-time boaters, the harbor is surrounded by acres of park space and a beautiful skyline view to the south.   A good place to meet is near the […]

No paint out this week

This is the perfect weekend to go back and paint at those locations you missed!  The year end exhibit will be here before you know it.

Paint Out: Humboldt Park Boat House

Humboldt Park Boat House 1301 N Humboldt Dr., Chicago, IL, United States

This paint out is a favorite for PAPC members.  If you like choices at your paint outs then this is the place for you.   The very active Humboldt Park offers a large boat house, water, paths and many plants and trees .  Often people are walking, bike riding and sometimes even peddling swan boats.  There […]