Art League


The Art League supports educational and fund raising activities, exhibitions, acquisitions and programs of the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette.  The Art League provides members with the opportunity for individual, creative, and artistic experiences, and fosters art and artists in the community.

Membership Dues

$15 Membership renewals are due each year by September 1

General Information

Luncheon cost is $15 for members and guests.  
Refunds will not be given for cancellations after the reservation deadline, 
but reservations may be transferred to a friend.

Luncheons by Judi's Catering in the Mickey Shook Room, unless otherwise noted.

Art League Officers

President:  Linda Sorensen
1st Vice President:  Judy Loudon and Mary Jo Sparrow
2nd Vice President:  Kathy Busch and Carol Czaja
Recording Secretary: Winnie Adler
Corresponding Secretary:  Candace Larson and Mary Losey
Treasurer:  Pat Short
Membership:  Grayce Lechtenberg

2013 - 2014 Art League Events: 

September 10
2:00 Welcome Reception for members and guests of the Art League
2:30 Program: Local artist and instructor James Werner speaking on  Alla Prima Portraits while painting Art League member, Sheri Helmkamp

October 1
11:00 Field trip to Delphi Opera House, Art Gallery and lunch
Speaker: Rena Brower, Watercolor Artist

November 12
11:30 Catered luncheon served at the Art Museum
12:00 Program: Indiana Now, current Gallery Exhibit
Speaker:  Lorie Amick, Watercolor Artist and Guest Curator of Indiana Now 2013

December 10
2:00 Holiday Tea at Westminster Village
3:00 Bling on a Budget (proceeds benefit the Scholarship Fund and Westminster Wishes)

January 14
11:30 Catered luncheon served at the Art Museum
12:00 Program:  Art League in the Community
Speaker: Trish Maxwell, Director of Lafayette Adult Resource Academy, on the Art League sponsored mural at LARA

January 14
9:30 - 11:30 am  Artsy Snacking
A pottery workshop for 12 Art League members (plate and mug will be made)  
Instructors:  Jeff and Jane Boswell, Art Museum teachers

February 11
10:00 Books, Bagels, and Beverage
Program:  Discussion of Stealing Athena, a novel by Karen Essex
Moderator: Nick Schenkel, Director West Lafayette Library

February 18
9:30 - 11:30 Making a Splash
A watercolor workshop for 12 Art League members (painting a collection of personal greeting cards)
Instructors:  Lorie Amick and LaDonna Vohar, Art Museum Teachers

March 11
11:30 Catered luncheon served at the Art Museum
12:00 program:  Inspiring the next generation of artists
Speaker:  Heather Beasley, Chair of  Tri Kappa Presents New Artists 2014 exhibition

April 1
7:30 pm Coffee and Dessert at the Black Cultural Center
Joint Program with the Lafayette Symphony Guild
Black Voices of Inspiration

April 12
Fashion Show, Brunch and Raffle at the Best Western Hotel, Lafayette
9:00    Shopping at Heathcliff, Inc. in the Best Wester
9:30    Registration and Raffle
10:30  Doors open for brunch

May 13
11:30 Catered luncheon served at the Art Museum
12:00 Program: Wild Things, current exhibit
Speaker:  Michael Crowthers, Curator of Collections, Exhibition and Education at the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette