Free gallery tours Chicago River North.
When: Second Saturday of each month beginning June 12, 2021 11AM-12:30PM
Where: Tours depart from Addington Gallery, 704 N Wells St More info here.
Enjoy a free art gallery tour, led by an owner or representative, of at least three galleries in River North. The gallery roster and tour leader change weekly.
Tours run rain or shine. No reservations are required but appreciated. Please rsvp by text or phone to 312-664-3406 by 9am the date of the tour
Free gallery tours Chicago River North – About Chicago Gallery News
If you’re new to Chicago or our Gallery scene Chicago Gallery News is where to go for all the latest news and info.
Founded in 1983 Chicago Gallery News is the central source for information about the area’s art galleries, museums, events, and resources.
Chicago Gallery News was founded in the winter of 1982/83 as a way of centrally promoting the openings and exhibition of a handful of galleries located around Superior and Huron Streets in what is today known as River North.
Eventually the Original 16 galleries, expanded throughout River North, into the West Loop, Wicker Park, Bucktown, Lincoln Park, Humboldt Park, Bridgeport and Pilsen. New galleries continue to open their doors each year, and the city’s strong visual arts culture continues to thrive
CGN has evolved too. What began as a four-page black and white pamphlet today covers dozens of Chicago area galleries, artists, art centers and museums, as well as visual arts happenings and institutions throughout the region.
CGN aims to be a clear, accessible link to the creative world, as well as an advocate on behalf of our art community. Coverage continues to expand as new spaces open around the city and suburbs and as we partner with businesses, artists and organizations across our borders into the Midwest.
Published 3 times a year in January, May and September, both the magazine and website feature over 120 galleries and their openings, exhibitions and specialties. They list scores of art-related businesses and resources, nonprofit arts organizations and institutions, as well as alternative spaces, artist studios, and art centers.
CGN features an ongoing series of art profiles, highlighting the unique perspectives of Chicago’s art dealers, artists, and collectors.
Magazines are available in all listed galleries, art centers, and international art fairs like EXPO Chicago, and SOFA Chicago, as well as at the Randolph Street Market, the Chicago Cultural Center, at local art events and exhibition openings, and at most hotel concierge desks throughout Chicago. Subscriptions are also available.
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