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Membership is open to all; professional artists, amateur artists and those interested in art. The many activities, social programs and committees allow you to participate at the level you choose.
Membership Benefits:
Memberships are valid for one year and can be renewed. These benefits are available to members at any level:
  • Exhibition opportunities are available for artists of all experience levels at discounted member pricing
  • Discounted pricing on OPAL art classes, workshops, and special programs
  • Discounted pricing on Figure Drawing and Figure Sculpting Drop-In Sessions
  • Waived transaction fees for art classes and summer camp registrations
  • Monthly newsletter with information on upcoming events and exhibitions, as well as member accomplishments
Membership Levels:  :  JOIN HERE!
  • Student ($25/year) – Available to anyone under the age of 18 years old, as well as anyone over 18 years old with a valid student ID
    *Please provide the name and contact information for a parent/guardian for members under the age of 18 years old
  • Individual ($50/year) – Available to adults over the age of 18 years old
    *This membership provides benefits to one person only
  • Household ($75/year) – Available to families or groups of adults and children that occupy the same residence
  • Donor ($100/year) – A Standard Donor membership is the building block of our community and will provide benefits of the Household membership as well as free admission to all our Gallery Art Appreciation workshops.

  • Friend of the League ($500) - Friends of the League enjoy all the privileges of Standard Donor membership and want to contribute at a higher level.
  • Sustaining Fellow ($1,000/ year) - Sustaining Fellows enjoy all the privileges of membership and want to make a more significant contribution to the Art League's working budget.

  • Patron of the Art ($2,500/ year) - Patrons of the Arts enjoy all the privileges of Standard Donor membership and are among our strongest supporters and ambassadors.

  • Artist Memberships (Please see Artist Membership page for details)

Business Membership Levels: 


Sponsor of the Art League ( $1000/ year) - Sponsors of the Art League enjoy the following benefits and will be known as a supporter of the arts in Oak Park. 
- Full page color ad in the annual Spring Artist Member Catalog
- Logo on all promotional material for OPAL's 3 Summer exhibitions 
- Engraved brick in OPAL's Century Club courtyard 
- Invitation to the Summer Garden Party 

Standard Business Membership
($500/year) - Standard Business Memberships receive a full page color ad in the Spring Artist Member Catalog and an invitation to the Summer Garden Party. 

Business Ad ($100/year) - Business Ad includes a business card sized ad in the Spring Artist Member Catalog. 

To Purchase a business membership or ad please contact our office at (708)386-9853 or

By Mail:
  • Complete and print out the electronic Membership application and submit documentation and membership dues via check to: the Oak Park Art League at 720 Chicago Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60302 - Attn: Membership Coordinator.
In Person:
  • Gallery hours are Monday-Friday: 1-5pm, and Saturday: 1-4pm. Membership fees are accepted by cash, check, and credit card when paying in OPAL’s gallery business office.