Art Galleries Tour, Chicago

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.
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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
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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

Walking Tours in Chicago, Illinois

Create Your Own Walk in Chicago

Create Your Own Walk in Chicago

Creating your own self-guided walk in Chicago is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Best Jazz & Blues Clubs Tour

Best Jazz & Blues Clubs Tour

Chicago is considered to be one of the most important destinations where Jazz & Blues developed. In the 1920s this city became a center of hot jazz. At the same time blues started to invade Chicago. So if you are a fan of Jazz and/or Blues or you simply like listening to great music, take this walking tour and don't miss the chance to visit some of the best Jazz & Blues clubs in Chicago.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 km
Souvenir Shopping Part 2

Souvenir Shopping Part 2

It would be a pity to leave Chicago without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Chicago, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 9.9 km
Nightlife Tour, Part 1

Nightlife Tour, Part 1

Legendary Cocktail Lounges play an important part in Chicago's nightlife. Here you can feel the city pulsing with the beat of extraordinary performances of live jazz, blues, rock, folk and country. At Chicago's cocktail lounges you can meet the trendiest people and relax over the magnificent cocktails. Take this walking tour to discover the most famous cocktail lounges that Chicago has to offer.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 km
Shopping Tour

Shopping Tour

Chicago offers a wide variety of shopping experience, from upscale boutiques, unique shops to discount outlet malls, and everything in between. Don't miss a great entertaining experience. Take this walking tour to discover the most famous shopping destinations in Chicago.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km
The Magnificent Mile Area Walk

The Magnificent Mile Area Walk

The Magnificent Mile is located between the Chicago River and the Lake Shore Drive. It is considered one of the great avenues of the world, being Chicago's version of the Champs-Elysees. Take this walk to explore the Magnificent Mile boulevard and the surrounding area, that features a wide selection of amazing shops, world-known museums, restaurants and spectacular architecture.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 km
Nightlife Tour Part 2

Nightlife Tour Part 2

Legendary Cocktail Lounges play an important part in Chicago's nightlife. Here you can feel the city pulsing with the beat of extraordinary performances of live jazz, blues, rock, folk and country. At Chicago's cocktail lounges you can meet the trendiest people and relax over the magnificent cocktails. Take this walking tour to discover the most famous cocktail lounges that Chicago has to offer.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 km

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