See the Second City

The Chicago art scene deserves to be experienced in person, and our guide to the three must-visit districts will give you a hint of the wonderful work there is to see. The Michigan Avenue, River North and West Loop areas have the greatest concentrations of galleries, though the Wicker Park, North Side and Pilsen areas are emerging as art hot spots.

Museums

Art Institute of Chicago
www.artic.edu/aic

Museum of Contemporary Art
www.mcachicago.org

Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art
www.art.org

Organizations and Events

Chicago Gallery News
www.chicagogallerynews.com

ARTropolis
www.artropolischicago.com

International Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Exposition (SOFA)
www.sofaexpo.com

Art Dealers Association of Chicago gallery crawl
www.chicagoartdealers.org/starbuckssat.asp

Galleries

Michigan Avenue

Richard Gray
www.richardgraygallery.com

Valerie Carberry
www.valeriecarberry.com

KN Gallery
www.kngallery.com

River North

Russell Bowman Art Advisory
www.bowmanart.com

Carl Hammer
www.hammergallery.com

Portals Ltd.
www.portalsgallery.com

Roy Boyd
www.royboydgallery.com

Perimeter
www.perimetergallery.com

Ann Nathan
www.annnathangallery.com

Zolla/Lieberman
www.zollaliebermangallery.com

Alan Koppel
www.alankoppel.com

West Loop

Rhona Hoffman
www.rhoffmangallery.com

Donald Young
www.donaldyoung.com

Carrie Secrist
www.secristgallery.com

Kavi Gupta
www.kavigupta.com

Thomas McCormick
www.thomasmccormick.com

Monique Meloche
www.moniquemeloche.com

Read the whole article by Ruth K. Meyer in the April 2008 issue of The Artist’s Magazine.

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