The Coeur d'Alene Art Association meets the third Thursday of each month at St. Luke's Episcopal church located at 501 Wallace Avenue in Coeur d'Alene. Exceptions to regular meetings are the months of August and December. No meeting in August or December and in December we have our annual Christmas Party.

When: 3rd Thursday of each month
All meetings will have an art contest and a demo or special presentation.
  • January and February: 10:30 a.m. (morning meeting)
  • March: 6-9 p.m. (evening meeting)
  • April and May: 10:30 a.m. (morning meeting)
  • June: 6-9 p.m. (evening meeting)
  • July and August: 10:30 a.m. (morning meeting)
  • September: 6-9 p.m.(evening meeting)
  • October and November: 10:30 a.m. (morning meeting)
  • December: Daytime Fun Meeting
Where: St. Luke's Episcopal Church
5th and Wallace
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814-2955
Who: We are a group of very friendly people who make our Club a fun place to be. Each of us tries to introduce new members to all of our activities and events, and make everyone feel comfortable. All of the officers are ready and willing to help at any time. Sign up and enjoy the fun!
Monthly Paintings: Members are encouraged to bring a framed painting to each general meeting to be voted on by those members in attendance. The first place paintings will be displayed at the Frame of Mind Gallery for one month.
Board Meetings: The club's open board meetings are held at 10:00 a.m. the Thursday prior to the monthly general meeting at St. Luke's Episcopal Church.
Club Brochure
Paint With A Friend - on Thursdays

Every week on Thursday, between 10:30am and 3pm, many club members gather at St. Luke's Episcopal Church to paint and visit. Many bring their lunches. It is a good idea to bring a plastic sheet to protect the church's tables.
Membership in the Coeur d'Alene Art Association is open to all persons interested in visual arts, from beginner to professional. If you are interested in joining, please come to one of our meeting. You may fill out a membership application at the meeting, or fill out an printable membership application here and bring it to the next meeting.
  • Regular Membership is $35.00 per year plus $5.00 if you want the Brushtalk mailed.
        Any person actively engaged in producing fine art works and wishing to participate in all aspects of membership, including exhibits may become a member by (1) Filling out an application form supplied by the Association; (2) Paying dues at the time of the application and annually thereafter.
  • Associate Membership is $15.00 per year.
        Any person interested in the visual arts may join as an Associate Member at lower annual dues. Associate Members shall not have voting privileges and shall not be eligible for election as a Director or an Officer of the Association, but may serve upon Committees if appointed by action of the Board. Associate Members shall not be entitled to exhibit at the exhibitions of the Association or receive scholarship discounts on Association workshops.
For inclusion in the Membership Book, dues must be paid by the Jan. meeting of the current year. All members have opportunities to volunteer and participate throughout the year.
Membership Benefits
Benefits of Regular Membership
  • Bi-monthly newsletter, Brushtalk, plus annual membership book. The Brushtalk newsletter is online in PDF format here.
  • Meetings, educational programs, and voting privileges.
  • Access to the Association Library of books and videos
  • Equipment Lending Program (panels for shows, tent)
  • Various exhibit opportunities at local businesses.
  • Three show opportunities sponsored by the association each year:
       Coeur d'Alene Artist Showcase
       Art on the Green/Taste of CDA
       Artwalk on the 2nd Friday of selected months between March-December.
  • Association sponsored workshops/demonstrations (in all media) including scholarship discounts for members when available.
  • Field trips, plein air painting, and weekly Paint with a Friend days.
  • discounts at select, local venues with current membership.
Benefits of Associate membership
  • All of the above except they cannot vote or participate in any exhibits or shows or receive scholarship discounts on workshops.
History of the Club
The Coeur d'Alene Art Association was founded in 1961 by Ruth Willoughby and Node Meyers with thirteen original members and incorporated in 1971 as a 501(c)7 non-profit under the laws of the State of Idaho.