Events

This Event List shows all types of McMurray Art League events in list view. You can change the view to Calendar then Week, Month, or Year. Click on an event to see more details and register.

Members should first log in to be offered the member price. You must register for the series or separately for each day you plan to attend.

For a list of upcoming classes, click here.
For a list of upcoming exhibits, click here.

Upcoming events

    • Monday, August 20, 2018
    • Peters Township Public Library, 616 E. McMurray Rd., McMurray, PA. 15317
    Register

    Peters Township Library show change. Register online or contact Sandy Conley by email at conley1973@verizon.net or phone at 724-942-0553 with artist's name, title, medium and price or NFS or POR.

    You may enter 3 paintings (or photos) unless they are very large, then perhaps only two.  We don't get many extremely large works.  Information is needed by the deadline to provide time to design and print a brochure for the show. 

    There is no entry fee but a 10% commission on sold works is donated to the library.

    • Monday, August 20, 2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • MAL Studio
    Register

    Hope you can attend. If not please provide a report we can share at the meeting. 

    • Monday, August 20, 2018
    • 3:00 PM
    • MAL Studio

    After the board meeting. We need to scrape damaged area, spackle/fill the area, then let it dry. Only need a couple folks at most for this task.

    • Tuesday, August 21, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • MAL Studio
    Register

    Come to the studio to help get it ready for our new year. Wall repair and painting.

    Register online or call to let us know you are coming to lend a hand. 

    • Wednesday, August 22, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • MAL Studio
    • 16
    Register

    Bill teaches watercolor painting techniques.

    Maximum students: 16
    Minimum students: 10

    Outline, supplies.

    (Register for the series here or for 8/22 and 8/29 sessions separately.) 

    • Wednesday, August 22, 2018
    • Wednesday, August 29, 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • MAL Studio
    • 9
    Register

    Bill teaches watercolor painting techniques.

    Maximum students: 16
    Minimum students: 10

    Outline, supplies.

    (Register for the series here or for 8/22 and 8/29 sessions separately.) 

    • Friday, August 24, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • MAL Studio
    Register

    Come work on your latest project with your friends. $3 studio fee.

    • Tuesday, August 28, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • MAL Studio
    Register

    Come to the studio to help get it ready for our new year. 

    Register online or call to let us know you are coming to lend a hand. 

    • Wednesday, August 29, 2018
    • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Peters Township Public Library, 616 E. McMurray Rd., McMurray, PA. 15317

    Peters Township Library show change. Register online by clicking Peters Twp. Library registration due 8/20 "Mismatched" or contact Sandy Conley by email at conley1973@verizon.net or phone at 724-942-0553 with artist's name, title, medium and price or NFS or POR.

    You may enter 3 paintings (or photos) unless they are very large, then perhaps only two.  We don't get many extremely large works.  Information is needed by the deadline to provide time to design and print a brochure for the show. 

    There is no entry fee but a 10% commission on sold works is donated to the library.

    • Wednesday, August 29, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • MAL Studio
    • 16
    Register

    Bill teaches watercolor painting techniques.

    Maximum students: 16
    Minimum students: 10

    Outline, supplies.

    (Register for the series here or for 8/22 and 8/29 sessions separately.) 

    • Friday, August 31, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • MAL Studio
    Register

    Come work on your latest project with your friends. $3 studio fee.

    • Tuesday, September 11, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • MAL Studio
    • 7
    Register

    Each student will learn how to design & create a Cut-Paper Collage on a 9”x12” gallery wrapped canvas

    Student Supply List:

    2-3 Magazines - Suggestions: Architectural Digest, Interior Design, Garden Design, Vanity Fair, Fashion, Animals & Birds, Calendars, etc. Please avoid mail order & plant catalogs. (Note: Half Price Books sells back issues of magazines for 50c per copy.)

    Scissors

    Xacto Knife

    Tweezers

    2-3 Flat Paint Brushes or Foam Brushes 1”-2” wide

    Water Container

    Sketch Paper & Pencils

    Color Wheel

    Paper Towels

    INSTRUCTOR will supply 9” x 12” Gallery Wrapped Canvases, Matte & Gloss Mediums, assorted Mulberry & Rice Papers and other source papers and materials.

    Prior to class, students are encouraged to Google ‘Collage Artists’ for inspiration on possible themes for their individual project.


    Register here for the series or for 9/11 and 12 sessions separately.

       

     

    • Tuesday, September 11, 2018
    • Wednesday, September 12, 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • MAL Studio
    • 6
    Register

    Each student will learn how to design & create a Cut-Paper Collage on a 9”x12” gallery wrapped canvas

    Student Supply List:

    2-3 Magazines - Suggestions: Architectural Digest, Interior Design, Garden Design, Vanity Fair, Fashion, Animals & Birds, Calendars, etc. Please avoid mail order & plant catalogs. (Note: Half Price Books sells back issues of magazines for 50c per copy.)

    Scissors

    Xacto Knife

    Tweezers

    2-3 Flat Paint Brushes or Foam Brushes 1”-2” wide

    Water Container

    Sketch Paper & Pencils

    Color Wheel

    Paper Towels

    INSTRUCTOR will supply 9” x 12” Gallery Wrapped Canvases, Matte & Gloss Mediums, assorted Mulberry & Rice Papers and other source papers and materials.

    Prior to class, students are encouraged to Google ‘Collage Artists’ for inspiration on possible themes for their individual project.


    Register here for the series or 9/11 and 12 sessions separately.

       

     

    • Wednesday, September 12, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • MAL Studio
    • 8
    Register

    Each student will learn how to design & create a Cut-Paper Collage on a 9”x12” gallery wrapped canvas

    Student Supply List:

    2-3 Magazines - Suggestions: Architectural Digest, Interior Design, Garden Design, Vanity Fair, Fashion, Animals & Birds, Calendars, etc. Please avoid mail order & plant catalogs. (Note: Half Price Books sells back issues of magazines for 50c per copy.)

    Scissors

    Xacto Knife

    Tweezers

    2-3 Flat Paint Brushes or Foam Brushes 1”-2” wide

    Water Container

    Sketch Paper & Pencils

    Color Wheel

    Paper Towels

    INSTRUCTOR will supply 9” x 12” Gallery Wrapped Canvases, Matte & Gloss Mediums, assorted Mulberry & Rice Papers and other source papers and materials.

    Prior to class, students are encouraged to Google ‘Collage Artists’ for inspiration on possible themes for their individual project.


    Register here for the series or for 9/11 and 12 sessions separately.

       

     

    • Thursday, September 13, 2018
    • MAL Studio, 4069 Washington Rd., McMurray, PA 15317
    Register

    The MAL Studio Gallery theme is "What Makes Me Happy."

    Please sign up and register online or send tag information (artist, title, medium, price, size) to Linda Saksa at saxa3@msn.com or 724-941-6413.

    You may enter up to 3 pieces, depending on number of entries and size.  Information is needed by the deadline to provide time to design and print tags and a list for the show book. 

    There is no entry fee but a 15% commission on sold works is retained by MAL.

    Drop off is 5:00-6:00, Tuesday 9/18.

    • Thursday, September 13, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • MAL Studio
    Register

    McMurray Art League general membership meeting. Speaker Heather Heitzenrater.

    https://fineartamerica.com/profiles/heather-heitzenrater.html

    Plus giveaways from Dick Blick!

    • Tuesday, September 18, 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • MAL Studio

    The MAL Studio Gallery theme is "What Makes Me Happy".

    Please sign up and register online by clicking here MAL Studio Themed Exhibit Registration Due or send tag information (artist, title, medium, price, size) to Linda Saksa at saxa3@msn.com or 724-941-6413.

    You may enter up to 3 pieces, depending on number of entries and size.  Information is needed by the deadline to provide time to design and print tags and a list for the show book. 

    There is no entry fee but a 15% commission on sold works is retained by MAL.


    • Wednesday, September 19, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • MAL Studio
    • 16
    Register

    Oil painting techniques (can also work in pastel).

    Outline, supplies.

    Maximum students: 16
    Minimum students: 10

    (Register for the series here or for 9/19 and 9/26 sessions separately.) 

    • Wednesday, September 19, 2018
    • Wednesday, September 26, 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • MAL Studio
    • 15
    Register

    Oil painting techniques (can also work in pastel).

    Outline, supplies.

    Maximum students: 16
    Minimum students: 10

    (Register for the series here or for 9/19 and 9/26 sessions separately.) 

    • Friday, September 21, 2018
    • 11:59 PM
    • The Galleria Mt. Lebanon
    Register

    Register for the fall show by registering online or mailing registration forms and check postmarked by this date. For links to the Prospectus, Standards, Registration Form and Inventory Form, click (coming later).

    • Monday, September 24, 2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • MAL Studio
    Register

    Hope you can attend. If not please provide a report we can share at the meeting. 

    • Wednesday, September 26, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • MAL Studio
    • 16
    Register

    Oil painting techniques (can also work in pastel).

    Outline, supplies.

    Maximum students: 16
    Minimum students: 10

    (Register for the series here or for 9/19 and 9/26 sessions separately.) 

    • Wednesday, October 03, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • MAL Studio
    • 14
    Register

    This Watercolor Workshop is a casual class, all questions are welcome. Learn techniques in Watercolor; getting the maximum use of your brushes 

    This class is geared for students interested in learning the wonderful world of watercolor. Some drawing ability preferred, for beginners to intermediate painters.

    Materials needed are:  Good watercolors, such as Winsor Newton or Daniel Smith (colors: yellow- lemon, cadmium medium yellow, red- alizarin, permanent rose, blue- ultramarine blue, cerulean, viridian , sap green, hookers green medium); Watercolor palette; Flat chiseled edged brushes, 1/4" & 1/2"; Round brushes, numbers 4,8,10 or 12. Good watercolor paper, Arches 140 lb. cold press is preferred; Small spray bottle; Artists tape;  Board  to tape the paper onto; Container for water; Paper towels.

    Bring reference photos or magazine pictures to paint from. Sue also has photos to work from.   

    Maximum class size: 16
    Minimum class size: 10

    (Register for Oct. 3, 10 and 17 sessions separately or click here to register for the series.)  


     

    • Wednesday, October 03, 2018
    • Wednesday, October 17, 2018
    • 3 sessions
    • MAL Studio
    • 16
    Register

    This Watercolor Workshop is a casual class, all questions are welcome. Learn techniques in Watercolor; getting the maximum use of your brushes 

    This class is geared for students interested in learning the wonderful world of watercolor. Some drawing ability preferred, for beginners to intermediate painters.

    Materials needed are:  Good watercolors, such as Winsor Newton or Daniel Smith (colors: yellow- lemon, cadmium medium yellow, red- alizarin, permanent rose, blue- ultramarine blue, cerulean, viridian , sap green, hookers green medium); Watercolor palette; Flat chiseled edged brushes, 1/4" & 1/2"; Round brushes, numbers 4,8,10 or 12. Good watercolor paper, Arches 140 lb. cold press is preferred; Small spray bottle; Artists tape;  Board  to tape the paper onto; Container for water; Paper towels.

    Maximum class size: 16
    Minimum class size: 10

    (Register here for the series or register for 10/3, 10/10 and 10/17 sessions separately.)  


     

    • Friday, October 05, 2018
    • 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • The Galleria Mt. Lebanon, 1500 Washington Rd, Mt Lebanon, PA 15228
    Register

    Fall show artists drop off work at venue.

    Register for the event to receive email reminder.

    Be sure to come to the reception on Saturday October 6 7:00-8:30!

    • Friday, October 05, 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • Sunday, October 14, 2018
    • 9:00 PM
    • The Galleria Mt. Lebanon, 1500 Washington Rd, Mt Lebanon, PA 15228

    Be sure to come to the reception on Saturday October 6 time TBD!

    Show hours the same as mall hours, Mon-Sat 10-9, Sun 12-5.

    • Saturday, October 06, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • The Galleria Mt. Lebanon, 1500 Washington Rd, Mt Lebanon, PA 15228
    Register

    Join us for food and great art!

    Register to get an email reminder.

    • Wednesday, October 10, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • MAL Studio
    • 14
    Register

    This Watercolor Workshop is a casual class, all questions are welcome. Learn techniques in Watercolor; getting the maximum use of your brushes 

    This class is geared for students interested in learning the wonderful world of watercolor. Some drawing ability preferred, for beginners to intermediate painters.

    Materials needed are:  Good watercolors, such as Winsor Newton or Daniel Smith (colors: yellow- lemon, cadmium medium yellow, red- alizarin, permanent rose, blue- ultramarine blue, cerulean, viridian , sap green, hookers green medium); Watercolor palette; Flat chiseled edged brushes, 1/4" & 1/2"; Round brushes, numbers 4,8,10 or 12. Good watercolor paper, Arches 140 lb. cold press is preferred; Small spray bottle; Artists tape;  Board  to tape the paper onto; Container for water; Paper towels.

    Bring reference photos or magazine pictures to paint from. Sue also has photos to work from.   

    Maximum class size: 16
    Minimum class size: 10

    (Register for Oct. 3, 10 and 17 sessions separately or click here to register for the series.)  


     

    • Thursday, October 11, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • MAL Studio
    • 16
    Register

    Christine will be teaching pastel portraits of both people and animals. Click here for an outline and supply list. 

    Maximum students: 16
    Minimum students: 10

    (Register for the series here or for 10/11, 10/18 and 10/25 sessions separately.) 

    • Thursday, October 11, 2018
    • Thursday, October 25, 2018
    • 3 sessions
    • MAL Studio
    • 14
    Register

    Christine will be teaching pastel portraits of both people and animals. Click here for an outline and supply list. 

    Maximum students: 16
    Minimum students: 10

    (Register for the series here or for 10/11, 18 and 25 sessions separately.) 

    • Thursday, October 11, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • MAL Studio
    Register

    McMurray Art League general membership meeting. Speaker TBD.

    • Sunday, October 14, 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • The Galleria Mt. Lebanon, 1500 Washington Rd, Mt Lebanon, PA 15228
    Register

    Fall show artists pick up work at venue.

    Register for the event to receive email reminder.

    • Wednesday, October 17, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • MAL Studio
    • 16
    Register

    This Watercolor Workshop is a casual class, all questions are welcome. Learn techniques in Watercolor; getting the maximum use of your brushes 

    This class is geared for students interested in learning the wonderful world of watercolor. Some drawing ability preferred, for beginners to intermediate painters.

    Materials needed are:  Good watercolors, such as Winsor Newton or Daniel Smith (colors: yellow- lemon, cadmium medium yellow, red- alizarin, permanent rose, blue- ultramarine blue, cerulean, viridian , sap green, hookers green medium); Watercolor palette; Flat chiseled edged brushes, 1/4" & 1/2"; Round brushes, numbers 4,8,10 or 12. Good watercolor paper, Arches 140 lb. cold press is preferred; Small spray bottle; Artists tape;  Board  to tape the paper onto; Container for water; Paper towels.

    Bring reference photos or magazine pictures to paint from. Sue also has photos to work from.   

    Maximum class size: 16
    Minimum class size: 10

    (Register for Oct. 3, 10 and 17 sessions separately or click here to register for the series.)  


     

    • Thursday, October 18, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • MAL Studio
    • 16
    Register

    Christine will be teaching pastel portraits of both people and animals. Click here for an outline and supply list. 

    Maximum students: 16
    Minimum students: 10

    (Register for the series here or for 10/11, 10/18 and 10/25 sessions separately.) 

    • Monday, October 22, 2018
    • Peters Township Public Library, 616 E. McMurray Rd., McMurray, PA. 15317
    Register