Great art in Chicago isn’t limited to its world-class museums. Take the road less traveled and check out these one-of-a-kind galleries and seasonal art festivals.
Hyde Park Arts Center
5020 S Cornell Ave, Chicago, IL 60615
Offers a comprehensive roster of programs that work in concert to make contemporary art more approachable
1741 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622
Community based “anti” gallery dedicated to supporting all mediums of artistic creation with an emphasis on street/urban/graffiti/outsider art
220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is a contemporary art museum near Water Tower Place in downtown Chicago in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The museum, which was established in 1967, is one of the world’s largest contemporary art venue
UPCOMING ART SHOWS IN THE CITY:
Friday Art Markets at Daley Plaza
This Friday art market show is set in Chicago’s famous Daley Plaza in the “Loop”, the heart of downtown Chicago. More than 500,000 people live in, work in, and visit this dense area every day. Standing 50 ft. tall, the Chicago “Picasso” located in Daley Plaza is one of the most famous sculptures in Chicago.
Old Town Art Fair
June 9 and June 10, 2018
In the heart of the charming Old Town Triangle Historic District. There will be 250 nationally acclaimed artists, an estimated 30,000 art lovers, a Garden Walk, Live Music, Food Court and Children’s Corner. Gates open Saturday 10:00 am to 7:00 pm and Sunday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, rain or shine.