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West Town Art Walk admission is FREE!

Please donate so the West Town Chamber of Commerce can continue to support small businesses!

*Self Guided Public Art Tours*

*By Reservation Shopping & Dining*

*Art Featured within Small Businesses*

*Virtual Art & Design Programming*

Where:

The West Town Art Walk takes place inside of West Town Small Businesses (virtually or in person) within the West Town Chamber of Commerce Service Area (Halsted to Kedzie, Hubbard to Division.) 

When: 
Over 10 days from September 25th to October 3rd. Times and Dates at each participant location will vary. Appointments may be necessary. Please see Art Walk Event schedule below.
How: 
Use the map below to explore West Town! Peruse the small business participants and public art on this website, plan out your stops and events, make your reservations, and go!
 
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West Town Small Business Participants

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West Town Art Walk Map

 Use the map below or click this link to locate the small business participants and to explore West Town! Review the participants, plan out your stops and events, make your reservations, and go!
*Please note that the map is best viewed in a browser (on desktop or mobile), not the Google Maps App.*

West Town Public Art

Create your own safe distanced and self guided West Town Public Art Tour.

  1. Use the information below and the map above to check out West Town public art pieces in person.

  2. Snap a selfie with a mural and post to social media.

  3. Tag #WestTownMurals, #WestTownArtWalk, and @WestTownChicago

Welcome to West Town

Welcome to West Town

Artist: Amuse 126 Location: Chicago & Lessing Painted: 2018

Peregrine Falcon

Peregrine Falcon

Artist: Justin Suarez Location: 1708 W. Chicago Ave. Painted: 2019

West Town in Bloom

West Town in Bloom

Artist: Ouizi Location: 1914 W. Chicago Ave. Painted: 2019

Radial Fields

Radial Fields

Artist: Anthony Lewellen Location: 1838 W. Chicago Ave. Painted: 2018

Untitled

Untitled

Artist: Sick Fisher Location: 1529 W. Chicago Ave., Fry The Coop Facade Painted: 2019

Untitled

Untitled

Artist: Lauren Asta Location: 1913 W. Chicago Ave., School of Rock Facade Painted: 2017

Reckless Behavior

Reckless Behavior

Artist: Pursue Location: 1601 W. Chicago Ave., Reach Fitness Painted: 2017

Embracing Life

Embracing Life

Artist: Miguel Del Real Location: 1613 W. Chicago Ave. Painted: 2018

Rise and Shine

Rise and Shine

Artist: Lie and Lucx Collaboration Location: 1742 W. Chicago Ave. Alcala's parking lot Painted: 2016

Swellelegant

Swellelegant

Artist: Lauren Asta Location: 1602 W. Chicago Ave. Painted: 2016

Otherwordly

Otherwordly

Artist: Key Detail and Yu Baba Collaboration Location: 1745 W. Chicago Ave., El Taco Veloz Painted: 2017

Nutter Butter

Nutter Butter

Artist: Jim Bachor Location: Chicago & Oakley Painted: 2017

V2 Wolverine

V2 Wolverine

Artist: Greve Location: Chicago & Lessing Viaduct Painted: 2018

Kraft Mac & Cheese Box

Kraft Mac & Cheese Box

Artist: Jim Bachor Location: 1625 W. Chicago Ave. Painted: 2017

Calmness and Serenity

Calmness and Serenity

Artist: CERA Location: 1103 N. Ashland Ave. Painted: 2018

Untitled

Untitled

Artist: Eelco Location: 1741 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago Truborn Gallery Facade Painted: 2017

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Artist: Atlases Location: 1819 W. Chicago Ave., Alley West Town Chamber of Commerce Garage Door Painted: 2018

Temperance

Temperance

Artist: Antonio Beniquez Location: 701 N. Damen Ave., Damen Tavern Painted: 2018

Untitled

Untitled

Artist: Amuse 126 Location: 1916 W. Chicago Ave., West Town Bakery Facade Painted: 2019

Untitled (Detail)

Untitled (Detail)

Artist: Amuse 126 Location: 1916 W. Chicago Ave., West Town Bakery Facade Painted: 2019

Protective Bookshelf

Protective Bookshelf

Artist: Sick Fisher Location: 1625 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago Public Library Painted: 2017

Protective Bookshelf

Protective Bookshelf

Artist: Sick Fisher Location: 1625 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago Public Library Painted: 2017

Untitled

Untitled

Artist: Ruben Aguirre Location: Chicago & Lessing Viaduct Painted: 2019

Untitled

Untitled

Artist: JB Snyder Location: Chicago & Lessing Viaduct Painted: 2019

Fly Me To The Moon

Fly Me To The Moon

Artist: Justin Suarez Location: Chicago & Lessing Viaduct Painted: 2019

Untitled

Untitled

Artist: Birdcap Piece: Untitled Location: Chicago & Lessing Viaduct Painted: 2019

Lizard

Lizard

Artist: Bird-0 Location: Chicago & Lessing Viaduct Painted: 2018

Fox & Bird

Fox & Bird

Artist: Eelco Location: Chicago & Lessing Viaduct Painted: 2018

Ya Can't Win If Ya Don't Play

Ya Can't Win If Ya Don't Play

Artist: StukOne Location: Chicago & Lessing Viaduct Painted: 2016

Dissemination

Dissemination

Artist: Ill Des Location:Chicago & Lessing Viaduct Painted: 2018

 

West Town Art Walk Event Schedule

Friday, September 25
  • Catherine Edelman Gallery

    • Virtual Artist Talk: Keliy Anderson-Staley, Omar Imam, and Rubén Martín de Lucas from 12-1PM

    • Join Catherine Edelman Gallery via Zoom for a live conversation between artists Keliy Anderson-Staley, Omar Imam, and Rubén Martín de Lucas, who are all featured in the exhibition "What is Home?". The artists will be discussing their work as it relates to the concept of home. Viewers will have the opportunity to ask the artists questions as well. This event is free, but RSVP is required to access Zoom information. 

    • Registration at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/artist-talk-keliy-anderson-staley-omar-imam-ruben-martin-de-lucas-tickets-116668052285

  • ARC Educational Foundation

    • ARC Gallery will be open from 3-7pm and will feature artist Bryana Bibbs' "Power Trip" Exhibition and "Reality & Art" group exhibition.​

Saturday, September 26
  • Catherine Edelman Gallery

    • Virtual Gallery Tour from 10-11AM 

    • Director Juli Lowe will be giving a virtual tour of the exhibition "What is Home?" while discussing the work of the artists in the show, which includes Keliy Anderson-Staley, Omar Imam, and Rubén Martín de Lucas. Viewers will have the opportunity to ask the director questions about the artwork as well as questions regarding the gallery in general.

    • This event is free and will be held over Instagram Live at @edelmangallery 

  • Mara Baker

    • Open house of "Chameleon Blind" at 1821 W Chicago Ave from 3-5PM

    • Masks required, limited to 3 guests at a time.

  • Dynamic Salon Studios

  • Neighborly

    • Live Painting by Mary Fedorowski from 12-4.
    • The painting will be raffled off with 50% of the proceeds benefiting local arts organization SkyArt
  • Design Inc.​
    • ​Featured artist Chris Drenth will be at Design Inc (1317 W Grand Ave) on Saturday, September 26th from 12:30 – 2:00PM.
Thursday, October 1
Saturday, October 3
  • Catherine Edelman Gallery

    • In-Person Gallery Tour with Juli Lowe from 10-11AM

    • Director Juli Lowe will be giving a private tour of the exhibition "What is Home?" while discussing the work of the artists in the show, which includes Keliy Anderson-Staley, Omar Imam, and Rubén Martín de Lucas. This tour is free and is limited to 10 people. Registration is required. Physical distancing guidelines will be followed, and all visitors are required to wear a face mask to enter the gallery.   

    • Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gallery-tour-with-director-juli-lowe-tickets-116642257131

  • Mara Baker

    • Open house of "Chameleon Blind" at 1821 W Chicago Ave from 3-5PM

    • Masks required, limited to 3 guests at a time.

  • ARC Educational Foundation

    • ARC Gallery will be open from 12-4pm and will feature artist Bryana Bibbs' "Power Trip" exhibition and ARC Gallery Members' Exhibition "Still Here".​

  • Dovetail

  • Design Inc.​

    • Featured artist Chris Drenth will be at Design Inc (1317 W Grand Ave) on Saturday, September 26th from 12:30 – 2:00PM.

 

West Town Art Walk F.A.Q.

Where is the West Town Art Walk located?

Throughout the West Town Chamber of Commerce service area (Division to Hubbard, Halsted to Kedzie). Checkout the map above to view participating businesses. Please note that this year’s event has both virtual and in-person elements, depending on each participating business.

 

Is the West Town Art Walk in person?

It’s a hybrid event this year with in person and virtual elements. 

 

Where does the Art Walk start?

This year there will be no "headquarters" or printed map. Digital maps, schedule, local specials and participants list will be available online, at this very website. The 2020 event is taking place over ten days and you can start and end your experience online or in person wherever and whenever you like.

 

COVID-19 Safety Precautions 

Please wear masks and follow COVID-19 safety guidelines for anything in person. This event is purposely spread out over ten days to accommodate social distancing and allow for enough time to check out the self-guided activities and reservation-only gallery viewings.

 

Is there parking?

There is no street closure for West Town Art Walk and plenty of street parking. There are no designated parking areas.

Is there a cost for attendance or suggested donation?

No. Attendance is free. We are asking for a $10 donation to help support the West Town Chicago Chamber of Commerce so we can continue to bring you events in the future. 

 

Can I bring my dog?

Due to the nature of the event this year, we recommend you only bring your pet for the self-guided public art walking tour. #WestTownMurals

More questions? Please contact the West Town Chamber of Commerce. 312-850-9390 info@westtownchamber.org.

 

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1819 W. Chicago Ave.

Chicago, IL 60622

312-850-9390

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