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 programs 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

2019 Meetings

March 18, 2019, at 6:30 at Parkview

Program: Pottery demonstration and workshop at Stacey McDonald Studio, 12 W. Spring Street, Freeport. Wear older clothes because there will be an opportunity for hands-on.

Stacey Pottery 

Business meeting to follow program
Members to pay annual membership dues

April 15, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at Parkview All Purpose Room

Program – Deb Myers:  Clay and Fabrick figures
Business meeting to follow program.

May 20, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. at Parkview All Purpose Room

Membership Night POTLUCK Dish to pass. Bring your own table service - Show and Tell.  Business Meeting to follow.
 Besides the most important action of bringing a guest and celebrating our new members, you can:
 1. Bring your latest artwork to share.
 2. Create a 3.5” x 2.5” artist card to trade. Just do a pencil sketch or painting in the artist’s style or even mount a photo of your favorite artist’s work on a card.
 On the back, write the artist’s name, medium, and birth/death dates. You can take a minute to present the art and pass it around for a trade. 

June 17, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at H-201 Highland Community College Conference Center.  Note change.

Program – Cindy Vondran Program
Business meeting to follow program.

July 15, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at Krape Park

Program: Potluck picnic and art swap
Business meeting to follow program

August 19, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at Parkview All Purpose Room

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


September 16, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at Linda Vietmeier Studio

Program -Linda Vietmeier.  The studio is located above the 9East Cafe. 
Business meeting to follow the program.


October 21, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at Parkview All Purpose Room

Program - Diana Garrett program
Business meeting to follow program

November 18, 2019, 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 2020 Season. Regular meetings will resume in March 2020.