What is the Nampa Art Guild?
We are a non-profit organization of artists of all levels who meet weekly to enjoy painting together and learning about the fine arts. Our members range from beginners to professional and enjoy creating in various mediums. Members reside throughout the Treasure Valley and other nearby areas.
Meetings: September through May:
First Monday of each month – 7:00-9:00 p.m. – demonstration by a regional artist
First Wednesday – business meeting — 10:00 a.m. - followed by open-paint until 4:00 p.m.
Third Wednesday – 10:00-through afternoon – a paint-along led by a Guild member
All other Wednesdays –open-paint day - 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Workshops – lead by artists who work in a variety of mediums, scheduled monthly
Where we meet:
1012 – 11TH Ave. No. Ext., Nampa, Idaho 83687 (Fleet Reserve Building)
Exhibits and Shows: Open to all interested members
Washington Federal Bank, Nampa – an exhibit featuring a Guild member
Initial Point Gallery, Meridian - group exhibit scheduled periodically
Meridian Public Library on Cherry – group exhibit scheduled periodically
Nampa Festival of Arts, Lakeview Park – open to all members, yearly in August
Nampa Public Library – our annual group spring show, usually held in May
Anyone who has an interest in the fine arts is encouraged to join us! No, you don't have to be able to draw a straight line! Our members are friendly and encouraging. We draw inspiration from each other.
Taking a Break
We love to get together for food and fellowship. We celebrate at our annual Christmas party and May picnic as well as some monthly specials such as pizza or soup day.