Momentum Art Guild


Momentum Art Guild of Northwest Illinois

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We are a regional organization dedicated to enhancing interest in the visual arts, and supporting the development of individual artists.  Our members recognize needs, foster opportunities, provide mutual support and work for the general promotion of art and the advancement of those who create it. 


All artists are welcome, regardless of age or experience.


Monthly meetings are March through November, held in the Parkview Community Room. Due to the construction, enter from main lobby at 1711 W. Church Street, Freeport, IL. Occasionally, due to special program topics, meetings are held at other locations.  Please see the meetings listed below.

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MAG events

March 20, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. at Parkview

Program – Jay Castro, The Young Lincoln Statue

Business meeting to follow program

Members to pay annual membership dues

April 17, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. at Parkview

Program – “Wish You Were Here” Critique Night 

Business meeting to follow program


May 15, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. at Parkview

Program – This month's program is an idea exchange and critique for the Mini Masterpieces exhibition at the Freeport Art Museum. Bring your finished, in progress, or ideas for your mini masterpieces artworks. The group will critique and share ideas with each other. Members are also encouraged to invite friends who might like to join MAG and bring mini snacks (finger-foods) to share.

Business meeting to follow program


June 19, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. at the Freeport Art Museum

Program – Jessica Modica, Museum Tour

Business meeting to follow program

July 17, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. at Krape Park

Pot-Luck Picnic- Members will meet for a picnic meeting in Krape Park at the shelter near the band-shell.  Everyone should bring a dish-to-pass...and don't forget your plate, utensils, cup, and napkin.  In the event of rain, the meeting will be held in the regular location at Parkview. 

September 18, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. at Parkview

Program: Program - Mary Alice Hart – Portrait Quilts Trunk Show. This program is open for public attendance and free will offerings to help cover the program fee are appreciated. More information about Mary and her process can be found on her website,

Business meeting to follow program

August 21, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. at Parkview

Program - Critique Night

Business meeting to follow program

October 16, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. at Parkview

Program - Fun with Duck Tape by Larry McCoy. Larry will lead the group in the creative process of using colorful and decorative duck tapes to make fun items. Each attendee only needs to supply their own cutting board and an X-Acto Knife (with standard #11 blade), and Larry will supply the tape and all of the rest.

Business meeting to follow program

November 20, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. at Parkview

Pot-Luck Dinner and Critique - Members will bring a dish to pass and guests.  Invited guests are encouraged to become members of MAG.

Committees are asked to schedule their own meetings and prepare for the 2017 Season. Regular meetings will resume in March 2018.


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