Pacific Art League

A passion for art and community since 1921

GENERAL INFORMATION

CLASSES  

PAL offers art classes for all levels, ages and in most media. Local professional artists and instructors teach all classes.  

YOUTH CLASSES & SUMMER CAMPS

PAL offers semester-long classes, week-long summer camps and holiday camps for youth and teens. All levels welcome.

WORKSHOPS

Try something new, expand on previous knowledge or just have a good time doing art. PAL instructors and guest artists teach one to three day workshops in all media. This is a good way to investigate new materials and meet PAL instructors.

EXHIBITIONS

The Pacific Art League organizes and presents monthly themed, juried by Bay Area arts professionals, and an annual members exhibitions. 

Gallery Hours are Monday - Friday 10 am to 5 pm and Saturday 10am to 2pm. Gallery visitors are welcome during times classes are in progress unless otherwise stated. 

FIRST FRIDAYS AT PAL

Every First Friday of the month is an opening reception for exhibitions from 5:30 – 8:00pm.  Meet the artists, chat with other art appreciators, enjoy light refreshments and drink.

OPEN STUDIOS & UNINSTRUCTED CLASSES WITH MODEL 

These courses are designed for artists of all levels who wish to work from a model in their own media. You work independently without an instructor in an encouraging atmosphere. Models appear for multiple classes and poses are chosen by class participants. Drop-ins are welcome.

GALLERY RENTAL

The Pacific Art League of Palo Alto offers our Corridor Gallery for a period of one month to individual artists and groups of artists for the purpose of exhibiting their work. For more information please contact Donny Foley, Gallery Manager, at 650-321-3891 or donny@pacificartleague.org.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

After School Programs:  PAL provides after school art classes for students in grades K-2 and 3-5 at Encinal Elementary School and grades K-3 at Laurel and Oak Knoll Elementary schools in Menlo Park. To consider PAL for your after school program, please call 650-321-3891.

Corporate Offerings:  PAL can help your employees to find their passion, unlock their potential and develop their team/group relationships through a menu of classes, workshops and customized corporate creativity sessions.  Offerings can take place at your site or in the PAL studios.

Art Rental:  Our team can help you create a beautiful and inspiring workplace with artwork by local professional artists.  We work with you to identify artwork tailored to your business’ unique culture, needs and taste.

FACILITY RENTAL

The Pacific Art League is a unique space in the heart of downtown Palo Alto. Hold your meeting or event in one of our light-filled galleries where your participants will enjoy original work by regional artists from California while you conduct business. The Pacific Art League has two galleries and one classroom space.