Explore art by international and local artists at these Chicago art galleries!
Chicago may be home to the Art Institute and Museum of Contemporary Art, but the city is also thriving with local galleries and exhibitions for any art lover! Stretching from Logan Square to the Loop to Hyde Park, explore sculptures, photography and paintings at any of these local galleries!
Visit a River North staple, the Catherine Edelman Gallery! Opening in 1987, Edelman Gallery has established itself as one of the leading galleries in the Midwest, featuring international and Chicago artists. Current exhibits include Liat Elbling: Proposals for Disorder and the featured artist Gregory Scott. Only an 11 minute walk from EnV Chicago.
Enjoy installations by students at the School of the Art Institute at Sullivan Gallery! Featuring emerging artists, the gallery allows students to curate their work in actual exhibition spaces. Current exhibitions include Shifting the Center and the light experimentation show Articulating Time and Space. Sullivan’s is located on SAIC’s loop campus and is free to the public, only a 9 minute walk from 73 East Lake
Stop by the Art Club of Chicago, the city’s local art hub! Open since 1916, the Art Club has been a premiere exhibitor of international art, along with features on local work. With a mission statement focused on sharing art to the public, the exhibitions are free to visit and the club hosts weekly talks, films, educational programs, and presentations. Check out their current exhibition by Roman Ondak, only an 8 minute walk from Grand Plaza
Explore the art of Dr. Seuss’ cartoon creations at the Art of Dr. Seuss Gallery. The gallery includes illustration art, sculptures, bronze statues, and cartoon sketches. You can even take home some Dr. Seuss artwork for sale! Only an 8 minute walk from State & Chestnut.