Galleries hosting numerous exhibitions in Wicker Park and Bucktown

Date: 
08/06/2020
HebruBrantley

"Lilac 23, 2020" by Hebru Brantley in Hebru Brantley: Editions at Vertical Gallery

The latest WPB Weekend Arts Guide is filled with plenty to do and see in the neighborhood arts as area galleries host numerous exhibitions and more spaces continue to reopen or expand their remote and virtual programming!

Please note that the current situation has a lot of businesses adapting quickly. Hours listed here may not be exact and are subject to change at any moment. Please check in with a business before visiting in person and be patient and understanding if hours differ from those here or a space has elected to change their reopening strategy.

And be sure to always wear a mask in public, in businesses, and while on public ways with others. Wash your hands frequently and remain properly distanced. Always respect a business' customer limit, health practices, and hygiene requirements. 

We also suggest visiting the ARTS FOR ILLINOIS website! 


Reopened 


BORDEL
Reopened for Regular Hours: Reservations Encouraged
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CHALLENGERS COMICS + CONVERSATION
Reopened with Limited Hours
Th-T: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
W: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Shop Online: Pickup and shipping still available
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Support by purchasing a gift card 

 


CHOP SHOP: 1st WARD EVENTS
Patio Reopened: Reservations required
Participating in Stage Hands fundraiser this weekend
Delivery and carry-out options available

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Support by making a donation or purchasing a gift card or a print

 


DAVID LEONARDIS GALLERY
Reopened for Regular Hours
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DUSTY GROOVE
Pickup Window Open with Limited Hours
Daily: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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ESCAPE ARTISTRY
Reopened with Limited Booking
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Support by purchasing the gift of a future room escape 

 


FIRECAT PROJECTS
Reopened for Regular Hours: Virtual Tour Available
M-S: 10 to 4 p.m.
Su: Closed

Current Exhibition: John Gnagy: You Are the Artist
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GALLERY CAFE
Reopened with Limited Hours
Daily: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Current Exhibition: Jillian Hampshire
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HEAVEN GALLERY
Reopened for Regular Hours 
Opening Exhibitions: Relic, Remedy and Ritual 
Relic, Remedy and Ritual Opening Event
: Sat., Aug. 8 - 1 to 6 p.m.
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Support by making a donation or support the Arts & Local Business Relief Fund

 


JACKSON JUNGE GALLERY
Reopened for Regular Hours
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Support purchasing a gift card with an extra 10% credit back 

 


LVL3 GALLERY
Reopened for Regular Hours and By Appointment
Current Exhibition: Direct Sunlight
Gallery hosts a variety of online and virtual content 
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LINE DOT EDITIONS
Reopened for Regular Hours
Opening Exhibition: Fourth Annual Juried Exhibition
Fourth Annual Juried Exhibition Opening
: Friday, August 7 - 6 to 9 p.m.
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LITTLE BROKEN THINGS
Reopened for Regular Hours
Current Exhibition: Pour Your Heart Out by Emily Zabel
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MYOPIC BOOKSTORE
Reopened with Limited Hours
Daily: Noon to 8 p.m. 
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NEIGHBORLY
Reopened with Limited Hours
W-F: 10 a.m. to noon, by appointment only
W-F: Noon to 6 p.m.
S: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Su: Noon to 5 p.m.
Shop Online: Local pickup & free domestic shipping on orders over $50
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Support by making a donation and purchasing a gift card or gift box 
Or sponsor a front line worker's care package 

 


QUIMBY'S BOOKSTORE
Reopened with Limited Hours
Th-M: Noon to 6:00pm
Shop Online: Curbside pickup and mail order available
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Support by purchasing a gift card or Quimby's schwag 

 


RECKLESS RECORDS
Reopened with Limited Hours
Daily: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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SHUGA RECORDS 
Reopened with Limited Hours
Daily: Noon to 7 p.m.
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SIDESHOW GALLERY 
Reopened for Regular Hours
Tarot for Beginners (sold out): Sun., Aug. 9 - 1 to 3 p.m.
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STORE B VINTAGE
Reopened with Limited Hours
W-S: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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TOY DE JOUR: VINTAGE, TOYS, ARTS & FARTS
Reopened by Appointment Only with Limited Hours
M-F: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
S-Su: noon to 5 p.m.
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: Shipping and curbside pickup available

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VERTICAL GALLERY
Reopened with Limited Hours
T-S: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Opening Exhibition: Hebru Brantley: Editions
Hebru Brantley: Editions Opening
: Sat., Aug. 8 - 11 a.m to 6 p.m.
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VOLUMES BOOKCAFE
Reopened with Limited Hours
T-Su: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
M: Closed

Virtual Storytime: Sat., Aug. 8 - 10:30 a.m. on Facebook Live
Shop Online: Limited shipping, pickup & delivery available
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Support by making a donation purchasing a gift card 

 


WICKER PARK FARMERS MARKET
Market Reopened in Wicker Park
Sun., Aug. 9 - 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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CELEBRATING 20 YEARS!



THE WINDY KITTY CAT CAFE AND LOUNGE
Reopened for Reservations
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Support by volunteering, fosteringmaking a donation, or purchasing a T-shirt 

 


Virtual Events/Exhibitions & Online Shopping


AGITATOR CO-OPERATIVE GALLERY
Current Exhibition: The Explosion is Here: Painting  by John Airo & Michelle Graves
Explore online archives and social media content
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Support by becoming a patron 

 


AUDIOTREE
STAGED: Michigander: Streaming Thurs., Aug. 6 - 9 p.m.
Shop online, explore digital archives, playlists, and stream live performances
Autiotree is collecting stories and artwork from recent and current protests at info@audiotree.tv
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COLLABORACTION
Crucial Connections: Streaming Thursday, August 6 - 8 p.m.
Hosting Virtual Events and Resources
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Support by making a donation or becoming a regular donor 

 


DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET
Hosting Virtual Events on Social Media
Davenport's at Home: Fri., Aug. 7 - 7 p.m. on Facebook Live
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DORIAN'S: THROUGH THE RECORD SHOP 
Order a Quarantine Care Package or Fundraiser Set for Pickup 
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Support by making a donation

 


EXIT
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FIREFLY FIBER ARTS STUDIO
On Break until 8/18/2020: 
Get free shipping with code SHIP2ME
Shop Online and Explore Virtual & Private Lessons 
Current Trunk Show: Coates and Co.
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THE HIDEOUT
Livestream Schedule

Thurs., Aug. 6:  Virtual Exquisite Crawl - 7:30 p.m.
Fri., Aug. 7: LP's Happy Hour - 5 p.m.
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Support by making a donation or purchasing Hideout "Bucks" 
OR purchase one of the above prints by Dmitry Samarov 

 


LANGER OVER DICKIE
Virtual Exhibition: Jackie Milad
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ROOTS & CULTURE 
Current Exhibition: Forget Me Not, Forgive Me Not: Caroline Liu & Moises Salazar
Online content and archived exhibitions
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SPRINGBOARD ARTS
Shop Online & Browse virtual content
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SUBTERRANEAN 
Mt. Joy Livestream: Thurs., Aug. 6 - 6:30 p.m.
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Support by making a donationordering food, or buying a gift cardshirt, or print 

 


TRAP DOOR THEATRE
ALAS Online: Thurs., Aug. 6 - 7 p.m.
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VIDEO GAME ART GALLERY
Shop Online and play:
     Consume Me 
     Everything is going to be OK 
     how do you Do It 
     Lieve Oma 
     This Is Just A Normal, Run-Of-The-Mill Walking Simulator And Everything Is Fine, Don’t Worry About It 
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VITTUM THEATER & ADVENTURE STAGE 
Hosting and Sharing Virtual Content
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Support by purchasing a ticket or making a donation 

 


WICKER PARK SECRET AGENT SUPPLY CO. & 826CHI
Shop Online: Pickup, shipping, and local delivery available
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YOUNG CHICAGO AUTHORS
Hosting online and virtual programming 
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Ongoing Fundraisers


CHOPIN THEATRE
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THE COMEDY CLUBHOUSE
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CONCORD MUSIC HALL
Activity Pages

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THE DEN THEATRE
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Support staff by making a donation or the venue as a regular donor  

 


FREE STREET THEATER
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RAINBO CLUB
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