Support your favorite spaces and get your dose of art in Wicker Park and Bucktown

Date: 
07/09/2020
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Marzena Abrahamik's piece in "From A Strange Place" at Heaven Gallery

With more galleries and spaces open and more exhibitions and shows popping up around the neighborhood and online, there's plenty to dig through in the latest WPB Weekend Arts Guide! See how you can support your favorite spaces and get your weekend dose of art!

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.

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
M/T/Th-S: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
W: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Su: Closed
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
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.
Shop Online: Shipping available  
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ESCAPE ARTISTRY
Reopened with Limited Booking
Support the Artists' Resource Mobilization Mask-ER-Aid or buy a mask
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Support by purchasing the gift of a future room escape 

 


EXIT
Reopened with Limited Capacity
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Support by making a donation or purchasing a print 

 


FIRECAT PROJECTS
Reopened for Regular Hours: Virtual Tour Available
M-S: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Current Exhibition: John Gnagy: You Are the Artist
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FIREFLY FIBER ARTS STUDIO
Reopened with Limited Hours

W-S: 2 to 6 p.m.
Su-T: Closed
Vulnerable Maker Hours
W/S - 2 to 3 p.m.
Shop Online and Explore Virtual & Private Lessons 
Current Trunk Show: Britty Rae Knits Ovis et Cetera 
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GALLERY CAFE
Reopened with Limited Hours
Daily: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Current Exhibition: Painted Pictures: Karin Konz & Sam Arnold
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HEAVEN GALLERY
Reopened for Regular Hours 
Current Exhibitions: From a Strange Place + Open 24 Hours
Weekly specials support the Arts & Local Business Relief Fund
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JACKSON JUNGE GALLERY
Reopened for Regular Hours
Current Exhibition: Euclid: Pedro Igrez
Shop Online: Shipping, pickup, and local delivery available
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Support purchasing a gift card with an extra 10% credit back 

 


LINE DOT EDITIONS
Reopened for Regular Hours
New Exhibition: Oscar Joyo: Nyasa
Opening Reception: Friday, July 10 - 6 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-Th: By appointment 
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 p.m.
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.
Shop Online: Delivery and pickup available
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SHUGA RECORDS 
Reopened with Limited Hours
Daily: Noon to 7 p.m.
Shop Online: Local pickup & delivery available
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SIDESHOW GALLERY 
Reopened for Regular Hours
Tarot for Beginners: Sunday, July 12 - 1 to 3 p.m.
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Support by purchasing a gift card 

 


VERTICAL GALLERY
Reopened with Limited Hours
T-S: Noon to 6 p.m.
New Exhibition: Collin van der Sluijs: A Garden of Trust
Opening Day: Saturday, July 11 - 11 a.m to 6 p.m.
Shop Online 
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VOLUMES BOOKCAFE
Reopened for 30 Minute Browsing Appointments Only
Virtual Storytime: Saturday, July 11 - 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
Sunday, July 12 - 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
This = That, 2020
 
Current Window Exhibition: Lights On by Rebeca Soto: A window and sidewalk display
Also Available: Art Grab Bags!
Explore online archives and social media content
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Support by becoming a patron 

 


AUDIOTREE
Staged: Ratboys: Thursday, July 9 - 8 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
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 Davenport's at Home Virtual Events on Social Media
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Support by making a donation 

 


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

 


THE HIDEOUT
Livestream Schedule

Friday, July 10:
     LP's Happy Hour - 5 p.m.
Shop Online
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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
On Display in the Window: Kasem Kydd and Johnathan Sangster, video projection
Watch: Charles Ryan Long Artist Talk - Welcome to the Death of White Manhood
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Support by making a donation 

 


LVL3 GALLERY
Gallery hosts a variety of online and virtual content 
Upcoming Exhibition: Direct Sunlight
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ROOTS & CULTURE 
Postponed Exhibition: In This House We Laugh: Chelsea A. Flowers & Jesse Meredith with Hex: Voyeur in the Window
Online content and archived exhibitions
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Support by making a donation

 


TOY DE JOUR: VINTAGE, TOYS, ARTS & FARTS
Shop Online
: Shipping and curbside pickup available

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Support by purchasing a gift card 

 


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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Support by making a donation 

 

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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Support by making a donation 

 


YOUNG CHICAGO AUTHORS
Hosting online and virtual programming 
Emcee Wreckshop: Saturday, July 11 - 4 p.m. on Zoom
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Support by making a donation 

 


Ongoing Fundraisers


CHOPIN THEATRE
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Support by making a donation 

 


THE COMEDY CLUBHOUSE
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CONCORD MUSIC HALL
Activity Pages

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Support by making a donation 

 


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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Support by making a donation 

 


RAINBO CLUB
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SUBTERRANEAN 
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Support by making a donationordering food, or buying a gift cardshirt, or print 

 


TRAP DOOR THEATRE
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