Elkhart Art League News & Events

Membership News

Classes, Workshops and Fall Kid’s Camp all set up and ready to begin in September.   Get your registrations in early.

Calling All Art for the 2019 EAL Art for All Seasons Calendar.   Go to the Home Page for Instructions and Submission Form.

If you need to renew your membership and haven’t yet, you may want to do now.  There will be a small price increase beginning in January 2019.

Standard Membership:   $40.00  (as of 1/1/2019)

Senior Membership:        $20.00  (as of 1/1/2019)

Student Membership:      $15.00

Membership benefits include reduced pricing on all classes, email updates on activities and programs,  and access to all the learning tools available at the Elkhart Art League.   You are also able to show off your works at our Member Shows.  Additionally,  instructors are always more than willing to help with your creative endeavors.


Are YOU interested in assisting with promotion of the Arts in our Michiana Community?   We are looking for individuals willing to share a bit of their time and energy to help with programs, events, classes and with the general direction of the League.    Please let us know by contacting Karin Frey at 574-350-7970.




Schedule of 2018 Events



“Shout it Art”  October 7th – 2 to 4 pm at Elkhart Art League

Juried Art Show –November 9th – 30th at Arts on Main







Pics of Collagraph Workshop, April, 2018














Thank you Ellen Ridenour for a great workshop.  Nancy Woltman and “Tulip” came to visit the workshop.   What fun!

Check out our Gallery for Pictures of 2018 Spring Student Show

Better yet, come to the Art Walk on April 11, 2018,  5 to 8 pm, Elkhart Art League at “The Depot” to see them all in person.   Buy one for your home or as a gift.  You’ll love the quality of student’s work!

Pictures of Batik Fun with Ellen Ridenour at Old Bag Factory Studio

2018 Spring Student Show Results

Beginner Category – Students with less than 5 years of classes:

1st Place:     Janie Williams  “Tidepool Turmoil”  Mixed Media

2nd Place:   Joan Mathias Midnight Bloom”  Watercolor

3rd Place:    Janet Redding “Let Your Heart Take Courage”  Pastel

Advanced Category – Students with more than 5 years of classes:

1st Place:     Pat West “Bojangle” Acrylic

2nd Place:   Roni Balthes “At Long Point Bay” Acrylic

3rd Place:    Roni Balthes “Crazy Chrysanthemums” Acrylic

Congratulations to these winners and to all our entrants.  The quality of work submitted gets better each year.  We look forward to more next year.

Art In Elkhart since 1925

As of January 2017, we moved to our new location:

“The West Wing”

131 Tyler Street, Elkhart, IN


We are so excited about our “new digs”.   For the first time there are separate areas for painting classes, pottery classes,  workshops, offices and more.   Check out all the classes and workshops coming your way!