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PAL 2023 Calendar of Events

Event details will be updated periodically and are subject to change based on unavoidable circumstances. Hence, please check back for updates. Download calendar HERE.

January 9 – Members’ meeting (PAL hosting – Zoom) – Transcending Subject through Simplicity and Abstraction by Mitchell Albala

January 14 – February 25, Meet & Greet on Jan 28, 1-3pm – Nancy Thompson Memorial/PAL Wall Artist Solo Show Upstairs at the Firehouse Arts Center, Wei-Ting Chuang, East Asian Brush Painting

January 18 to March 25 – PAL’s 15th Members’ Show at Museum on Main Show “Imagination Expressed 2023”

  • Entries due: Tuesday, January 10
  • Receiving: Monday, January 16, 10am-1pm
  • Reception: Saturday, January 21, 1-3pm
  • Take down: Monday, March 27, 10:00am-1:00pm
  • 10 PAL Artists’ Demonstration Schedule available at https://www.pal-art.com/exhibits-events/

January 19 to April 20 – Art Circuit Rotation

February 13 – Members’ meeting (LAA hosting) – John Tullis

March 4 – April 15 – Nancy Thompson Memorial/PAL Wall Artist Solo Show Upstairs at the Firehouse Arts Center, Marc Casad, oils / acrylics

March 13 – Members’ meeting (PAL hosting – In-person) – Basket Weaving with Peeta Tinay at Pleasanton Cultural Arts Building

April 10 – Members’ meeting (LAA hosting) – Barbara Stanton

April 20 to July 20 – Art Circuit Rotation

April 22 – June 3 – Nancy Thompson Memorial/PAL Wall Artist Solo Show Upstairs at the Firehouse Arts Center, Claudette McDermott, Encaustic Hot Wax

April 29 & 30 – PAL’s Pals Youth Art Show for Middle & High School Students at Stoneridge Shopping Center

May 6 & 7 – Tri Valley Artist Studio Tour/TVAST 2023 – 9 PAL Artists will set up studios at the Firehouse Arts Center

May 13 – Workshop with Lisa Rigge

May 8 – Members’ meeting (PAL hosting – In-person) – Colored Pencil by Peggy Magovern at Pleasanton Cultural Arts Building

May 22 to July 13 – PAL John Muir Show “Healing Spaces” at Walnut Creek

  • Entries due: May 1
  • Artwork delivery: May 20, 10-10:30am
  • Reception: TBD
  • Artwork Pick up: July 14, 11:30am – 12:00 pm

June 10 to July 22 – Nancy Thompson Memorial/PAL Wall Artist Solo Show Upstairs at the Firehouse Arts Center, Melissa Mandagarian

June 12 – Members’ meeting (LAA hosting) – Art Market Booth Setup

July 20 to October 19 – Art Circuit Rotation

July 29 to September 9 – Nancy Thompson Memorial/PAL Wall Artist Solo Show Upstairs at the Firehouse Arts Center, Amy Greenberg

September 9 & 10 – PAL Paint Pleasanton Plein Air Competition

  • September 9 – Stamping
  • September 10, 1 to 3pm – Art display & Awards 
  • September 10, 4pm – Take Down

September 11 – PAL & LAA Potluck

September 16 to October 28 – Nancy Thompson Memorial/PAL Wall Artist Solo Show Upstairs at the Firehouse Arts Center, Tuan Karsevar

October 9 – Members’ meeting (PAL hosting – in-person) Sugar Flowers by Jan Loomis at Pleasanton Cultural Arts Building

October 19, 2023 to January 18, 2024 – Art Circuit Rotation

November 4 to December 16 – PAL’s 16th Annual Fall Members’ Show at the Firehouse Arts Center

  • Entries due:
  • Receiving: Friday, October 27, 2023, 11:00am – 1:00pm
  • Reception:
  • Take down: Tuesday, December 19, 2023, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
  • PAL Artists’ Demonstration Schedule will be available at https://www.pal-art.com/exhibits-events/

November 13 – Members’ meeting (LAA hosting) Acid Painting on Copper by Stephen Bruce

December – 2024 PAL Membership Renewal!