Paint out: Riverwalk

Riverwalk Wabash and Wacker, Chicago, Il

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 of the Wrigley Building. There are public bathrooms along the riverwalk.

Paint out: Old Town with Guest Artist Errol Jacobson

Old Town 1655 N. Sedgewick St, Chicago, IL, United States

Old Town is a busy thriving neighborhood which offers us many choices. You can paint at Twin Anchors Restaurant, 1655 N. Sedgwick Street. This is an old fashioned restaurant with a 1940’s look. If you walk west, you’ll find the historic St. Michael’s Church at 1633 N Cleveland Street or the Midwest Buddhist Temple at […]

Paint out: Dempster Avenue, Evanston

Dempster and Chicago Avenue, Evaanston Dempster and Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States

Dempster and Chicago Avenue. This paint out happens during the Evanston Plein Air Festival. Dempster Ave has fun storefronts and colorful graffiti west of the train tracks. Beautiful homes line the north/south streets of Judson and Hinman, east of Chicago Ave.

Paint out: Sheffield Garden Walk

Sheffield and Armitage Avenues

From 9-12, we will paint along Sheffield and other side streets such as Fremont, Dayton and Seminary, where front gardens are easy to view. The neighborhood offers many interesting side streets. The garden walk ranges from Armitage to Fullerton and Halsted to Clybourn. Please check our Facebook page for details on painting in backyard gardens […]

Paint out: Humboldt Park. This paint out is on a Sunday

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 is […]

Paint out: Little Italy/Taylor Street

Little italy Taylor and S. Laflin Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Taylor Street is one of the most historic neighborhoods in Chicago. From the late 1800s to about the 1950s, this area was a hub for Italian immigrants to settle and establish their families. It soon became Chicago’s “Official” Little Italy for southern Italians. Main area of the neighborhood is east of Ashland to Loomis. If […]

Paint out: Buckingham Fountain

Buckingham Fountain 301 S Columbus, Chicago, Il

The Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain, one of the largest in the world, is located at Columbus Drive (301 East) and Congress Parkway (500 South) in Grant Park and runs from 8 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. daily,  While in operation, the Fountain produces a major water display for 20 minutes every hour.  During the major display, a […]

Paint Out: Armitage Avenue

1000 W Armitage 1000 W Armitage, Chicago, Il

This main street is almost exactly as it was in the late 1800’s. Historic buildings with great detail line the street. The CTA station is also picturesque. There is street parking and a Starbucks at Sheffield/Armitage with restrooms.