Art League Events

News on upcoming events, and photos and videos from recent events, including our popular annual Patrons’ Show Fundraiser, biennial Ikebana Show, Artfête, and Art on the Rocks. To view our calendar, visit The Art League homepage.

Get in on the Patrons’ Show Fun With a First Choice Raffle Ticket

With all 644 pieces now hung in the gallery and up on Flickr, ticket-holders to the Patrons’ Show are picking out their favorites — and back-up choices — for when their number is called at Sunday’s drawing. But what if there was a way to increase your chances of getting your very top pick? Read more →

Playing with Paint

From relative humidity to polymer chains, the discussion was technical at Tuesday’s free lecture on acrylic paints. Liquitex representative Tony Zatzick answered questions from the sizable crowd — why not paint with latex house paint? — and demonstrated the differences between kinds of paint and how to read the fine print on the labels. Read more →

Tales from the Patrons’ Show: Sara’s Story

At 45 years old and going strong, the Patrons’ Show — The Art League’s beloved annual fundraiser and art sale — has a long and storied history. We’ve asked show veterans to share their memories of shows past. Earlier, we heard from Todd about his chance introduction to the show. Longtime attendee Sara Glendinning Read more →

Tales from the Patrons’ Show: Todd’s Story

At 45 years old and going strong, the Patrons’ Show — The Art League’s beloved annual fundraiser and art sale — has a long and storied history. We asked repeat visitor Todd Webb, who generously hosted a site for Patrons’ Show ticket-holders before The Art League’s flickr page, to share his memories of shows Read more →

Free Workshop For Artists: Art*iculation

The Art League often hosts free lectures for artists, which are posted on our lecture series and enrichment page. One of January’s three workshops is a guide to writing about your artwork, led by writing coach David Hazard, which promises to be useful and fun. Art * iculation A 3-hour free workshop on finding Read more →

Patronize the Patrons’ Show

The Patrons’ Show drawing on February 19 has been moved up one hour to 4:00 pm! Donations for the 2012 Patrons’ Show are already pouring in from artists — but like the lawn flamingos in Nancy Garcia’s colored pencil donation, Sweet Dreams Til Spring, these works of art are hibernating until February, when hundreds Read more →