108 S Jackson St, Janesville, WI
Phone: (608) 754-4544
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The Janesville Art League (JAL)


The Janesville Art League is open to anyone with a desire to support the arts and have art enhance their lives.

Meetings are held monthly with programs and speakers devoted to art interest, appreciation and recognition of artists.  The Art League’s Collection is housed in the gallery on the second floor of the Woman’s Club Building.

The Janesville Art LeagueThe Janesville Art League (JAL) was established in 1894. Monthly meetings are held at the Janesville Woman’s Club building from September through May on the third Thursday of the month.

Our purposes are to further community interest in art, develop appreciation and recognition of artists, and to view, study, display, collect and conserve art works. The club is open to anyone with a desire to support the arts, and have art enhance their lives. The club maintains a rotating display of members’ art work in the multi-purpose room at the Janesville Performing Arts Center.

JAL encourages interest in the arts within the community. JAL strives to develop appreciation and recognition of artists. JAL collects, displays, educates, and conserves works of art.

Board of Directors

  • Co-Presidents – Julie Dieterle and Jane McBride
  • 1st Vice Presidents – Gina Helgesen and Pat Tobin
  • 2nd Vice President – Barb Tapovatz
  • Historian – Clarice Chicks
  • Secretary – Dava Dahlgran
  • Treasurer – Maureen Thornton
  • Curators – Susan Borden, Nancy Belle Douglas, Kay Jelinek, Jan Hoopes, Alicia Reed
  • Membership – Barb Tapovatz
  • Past President – Arra Lasse and Elaine Wood


For information on the art league or membership, please call 608-754-4544. We would love to have you join us!

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The Janesville Woman's Club Association (JWCA)
Phone: (608) 754-4544
108 South Jackson Street
Janesville, WI 53548
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