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. Enter from main lobby at 1711 W. Church Street, Freeport, IL. Occasionally, if special program dictate, meetings are held at other locations.  Please see the meetings listed below. PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE TO 6:30 INSTEAD OF 7:00

The Executive Board meets the 2nd Monday of each month at the Freeport Public Library in the Board Room at 1:30 p.m. These meetings are open and everyone is welcome.

MAG Brochure

2018 Meetings

March 19, 2018, at 6:30 at Parkview

Program: How to do an artist statement and photograph your work.
Business meeting to follow program
Members to pay annual membership dues

April 16, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. at Parkview

Program – Heidi Thorp, Art Glass
Business meeting to follow program

May 21, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. at Parkview

Program – Membership recruitment meeting.  Show and Tell of art work.  Members are  encouraged to invite friends who might like to join MAG and bring mini snacks (finger-foods) to share.
Business meeting to follow program

June 18, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. at Elliott Graphics

Program – Josh Elliot, Screen Printing Demo.
Held at Elliot Graphics, 653 W. Stephenson St., Freeport
Business meeting to precede program.

July 16, 2018, 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. Art swap.

August 20, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. at Parkview

Program: Critique night, art supply exchange.
Business meeting to follow program

September 17, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Parkview

Program - Ed Maglietta, Working with pastels. (Click on the name for more info.)
Business meeting to follow program

October 15, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. at Parkview

Program - Jane Goodspeed, Collage (Click on the name for more information and examples)
Business meeting to follow program

November 19, 2018, 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 2019 Season. Regular meetings will resume in March 2019.

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