The Deer Path Art League strives to spark, nurture, and enhance creativity as well as raise awareness and appreciation for arts in the community.
For over 60 years, the Deer Path Art League has hosted ''Art Fair on the Square'', held Labor Day weekend in beautiful Lake Forest, Illinois. This festival was rated as one of the 100 Best Fine Art and Design Shows in the Nation by Sunshine Artist magazine (September 2010). Art Fair Sourcebook rated the 2015 Art Fair on the Square #62 of the top 600 shows in the nation. Art Fair on the Square is the Art League's signature event and helps the League fulfill its mission to bring high-quality visual arts to the community.
The Art League also fosters a connection to the arts through local schools and through the Art League's classes located in the Gorton Community Center in Lake Forest. Additionally, the Deer Path Art League hosts other external events featuring work by members and other local arts organizations through a variety of artistic mediums and design.
Art Classes, Art experiences for all ages, Kindergarten to Seniors, Workshops, Benefits for artists as well as those who appreciate art.