Paint Out: Miami Woods

Miami Woods Forest Preserve N. Caldwell Ave and Oakton Street, Morton Grove, IL

The autumn colors should be in full force, offering wonderful landscape opportunities. There are open fields, river views, and easy parking.

Paint Out: Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Oak Park Historic District

Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio 951 Chicago Avenue, Oak Park, IL, United States

This is a new venue for us.  Oak Park offers great architecture amid lush tree lined streets. Street parking available. If the big homes aren't your thing, Oak Park does have a small downtown with shops and cafes.

Paint Out: Graceland Cemetery This is on a Sunday

Graceland Cemetery 41264 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL

Important information.  The main entrance to Graceland on Clark and Irving is still closed due to renovation.  You have to enter Greenwood entrance just south of Montrose Ave (one block south of Cullom) Graceland Cemetary opens at 9:00 am  on Sundays It's our last paint out of the Plein Air Season and we're spending it […]

Deadline for painting drop-off

Palette and Chisel Academy of Fine Arts 1012 N. Dearborn, Chicago

All paintings for the year end exhibit must be dropped off by November 29th. NO exceptions! See member portal for exhibition rules and details.

Year End Exhibition and Sale

Palette and Chisel Academy of Fine Arts 1012 N. Dearborn, Chicago

Over 100 paintings by PAPC members cover the galleries of the Palette and Chisel Academy. There will also be bins of unframed work for sale.

Museum Campus/ Field, Shedd, Adler

Museum Campus 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, United States

Hooray for Chicago's amazing museums.  We are fortunate tp be able to set up out easels and paint from them.  Choose from three museum buildings with architectural interest or try painting the city skyline from various aspects. The hardest part of the day will be deciding what to paint. Pay parking is available or check […]

Roscoe Village

Roscoe Village Chicago

Roscoe Village is a family friendly neighborhood and promises to be an active Saturday. Roscoe Street between Damen Avenue and Western is the home to shops and restaurants. Known to locals as a “village within the city,” Roscoe Village boasts a collection of laidback taverns, cozy cafes, plentiful dining options, and funky boutiques.

Dearborn Station

Dearborn Station 47 West Polk Street, Chicago, Il

This location offers the station with its clock tower and historic loft buildings. Once the center for the printing industry in Chicago, the look of industry is still present. Street parking; restrooms in Dearborn Station. Street parking.