AFA 2009 BEST OF THE BEST Exhibit at Mayslake/Peabody Estate. PAL's Best of the Best entries will be on their way to Mayslake / Peabody in Oak Brook, IL on September 19th and will be on exhibit through Sunday, November 8, 2009. For gallery hours call (630) 850-2363.
MEMBERSHIP - ANNUAL RENEWAL. PAL is streamlining its membership renewal procedures. All members will renew on October 1st of every year beginning 2009. Letters will be mailed to all members this month explaining the change and enclosing a new and improved membership application. Membership dues will not be increased.
PAL's NEXT BEST OF THE BEST exhibit to select its 2010 entries will be November 14 through Saturday, December 5, 2009. Members will be able to vote for the 10 BEST during gallery open hours or at the December 5th reception before final votes are tallied and the winners are announced. The reception will be held on a Saturday evening to make it a gala event. This exhibit will replace the currently scheduled "Celebrate Art" exhibit. Art on exhibit for BEST OF THE BEST will be taken home from the gallery after the December 5th reception or as may be arranged during the week following. This will leave the walls empty for the holiday art show/bazaar.
HOLIDAY ART SHOW & BAZAAR on Saturday, December 12th (Noon to 6 pm) will be limited to 10 artists (PAL members only). A $20 fee is required and must be paid before a space is considered "reserved." No bake sale. No admission fee for visitors. A second show may be scheduled for December 19th depending on interest.
NO DECEMBER DEMO will be scheduled.
PAL GALLERY WILL GO DARK for January and early February, followed by the high school exhibits in February and into early March. Member exhibits will resume in March. Classes and other activities will continue as announced during these months.