Art Galleries Tour, Chicago

Art Galleries Tour, Chicago
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You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the iOS app "Chicago Map and Walks" on iTunes App Store or the Android app "Chicago Map and Walks" on Google Play. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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The art world in Chicago is considered vast. There is a large number of art galleries in this city and each gallery has its own unique setup and outstanding exhibitions on display. The beautiful galleries feature works in a wide range of fields, from up-and-coming artists to famous artists like Pablo Picasso. Take this walking tour to explore some of the most famous galleries in Chicago.

Art Galleries Tour Map

Guide Name: Art Galleries Tour
Guide Location: USA » Chicago (See other walking tours in Chicago)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.3 km
Author: doris
Catherine Edelman Gallery

1) Catherine Edelman Gallery

Catherine Edelman Gallery is one of Chicago's top leading galleries specialized in modern photography. The gallery represents a wide range of photographers, including famous Sally Mann, Michael Kenna and Olivia Parker. This venue also offers gallery talks and book signings.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:30...   view more
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Marx-Saunders Gallery

2) Marx-Saunders Gallery

Marx-Saunders Gallery represents one of the top internationally recognized galleries that is focused on artists working with glass. It is home to the city's largest display of glass. The gallery presents both the works of world renowned artists and those of newcomers.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00...   view more
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ECHT Gallery

3) ECHT Gallery

ECHT Gallery opened about thirty years ago. It is regarded as one of the leading galleries focused on the finest works of contemporary glass. The advocate of new art forms, it is an absolute must-see for all the enthusiasts and collectors of glass art.

Operation Hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 11:00 am - 5:00...   view more
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Ann Nathan Gallery

4) Ann Nathan Gallery

Ann Nathan Gallery, situated in the heart of the River North district, features interesting sculptures made of wood, clay, and metal, as well as contemporary paintings. The gallery presents renowned and emerging international artists with a major focus on figurative painting and realism.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Friday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm; Saturday: 11:00 am - 5:00...   view more
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Jean Albano Art Gallery

5) Jean Albano Art Gallery

Jean Albano Art Gallery includes the great works of the nationally renowned artist as well as works by other Chicago area and West Coast artists. The art in this gallery varies from outstanding colorful paintings to challenging conceptual pieces. Jean Albano Gallery is a member of Art Dealers' Association.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm; Saturday: 11:00 am - 5:00...   view more
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Roy Boyd Gallery

6) Roy Boyd Gallery

Roy Boyd Gallery, located in the River North area, is a two floored exhibit space and a beautiful sculpture garden. It showcases contemporary sculpture and paintings of Illinois artists, mostly, who have high art degrees, and, in addition to their creative activity, hold positions as professors at different universities.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm; Monday is by appointment...   view more
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Addington Gallery

7) Addington Gallery

Situated in the historic center River North Gallery, Addington features works of American and international artists. It displays a wide range of beautiful contemporary paintings and sculpture. Addington gallery also offers restoration and conservation services of paintings.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 11:00 am - 6:00...   view more
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