Art on the Mart Nightly
When: Nightly 9:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. through Sept 16, 2021. Then 7:30pm and 8:00pm Sept 17-Nov 25, 2021. See below or Check calendar
Where: Viewing on Wacker Dr. between Wells St. and Franklin St.
What is Art on the Mart
Art on the MART will be a first-of-its-kind, curated digital art installation across 2.5 acres (two football fields) of the MART’s river façade, adding to Chicago’s vibrant public art scene. The large-scale public launch event will reveal four contemporary, digital artworks using 34 projectors to illuminate the river façade of the MART. Watch here.
Where to enter The Riverwalk
The Riverwalk is accessible via any of the stairways along Wacker Dr. There are ADA compliant ramps providing Riverwalk access located at the east side of State St., the west side of Clark St., and the west side of Franklin St.
Art on the Mart Nightly 9pm and 9:30pm – The Art
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