Momentum Art Guild of Northwest Illinois
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We are a regional, nonprofit 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 located at 1234 S. Park Blvd. Freeport, IL. Drive into the south side parking lot; the entrance to the parking lot is on Empire St. Occasionally, due to special program topics, meetings are held at other locations.
List of Up-Coming Meetings:
Monday, March 16th 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at the Freeport Art Museum
"You Can Find That on the Website"- a presentation review of the MAG website by Carrie Baxter at the Freeport Art Museum.
The Freeport Art Museum is located at 121 N. Harlem Ave. The meeting will be held in the classroom on the lower level. Members and guests may enter through the back door, next to the parking lot.
Business meeting to follow program.
Members to pay annual membership dues.
Monday, April 20th 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at Parkview
Copyright: Legal Protection for Your Art : Presented by Ellie Bartels and Heidi Thorp, this presentation will cover basic information about copyrights for the visual artist, We will cover the most frequently asked questions: What is a copyright? What protections does a copyright provide? What is protected? When is a work covered? Who is the owner of the copyright? How long does it last? How do you register a copyright?
Resources: US Copyright Office
Monday, May 18th 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at Parkview
"Chocolate Sin" Membership Open House & Critique Night: This will be a special annual membership drive for current MAG members to contact and bring others who might enjoy joining the MAG organization. A "Chocolate Sins" refreshment time will follow a membership "show and tell" of of recent creations.
Monday, June 15th 2015, at TBA p.m.
Hot Glass Sculptures : with M.C. O'Neill
Monday, July 20th 2015, at 6:00 p.m. at Krape Park
Share a Dish Picnic at Krape Park: Details TBA
Art Swap: Details TBA
Monday, August 17th 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at Parkview
Critique Night: Details TBA
Monday, September 21st 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at Parkview
Embossing Workshop: with Ellie Bartels
Monday, October 19th 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at Parkview
Light & Dark, Chiaroscuro in Art: with Cindy Vondran
Monday, November 16th 2015, at 6:30 p.m. at Parkview
Pot-Luck Dinner and Critique Night: Last Meeting of the season
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 2015 Season. Regular meetings will resume in March.