West Town Art Walk

 

About

10th Annual West Town Art Walk

September 25th-October 3rd, 2020

  • Self-Guided Public Art Walking Tour of #WestTownMurals

  • By Reservation Shopping & Dining

  • Art Featured within Small Businesses

  • Virtual Art and Design Programming

#WestTownArtWalk @WestTownChicago

The West Town Chamber of Commerce is bringing the 10th Annual West Town Art Walk to consumers as a "hybrid" event this Fall with in-person and virtual experiences from September 25th through October 3rd, 2020. Guests can celebrate art in all forms - visual, musical, culinary, design, and more - through a mix of socially distanced in-person experiences, as well as new virtual elements, hosted by West Town small businesses. 

The event will feature ten days of art openings and happenings, a self-guided public art walking tour of #WestTownMurals, local business specials; plus all new virtual exhibitions, gallery tours, and artist talks.

Admission is free. We are requesting a $10 donation to help the West Town Chamber continue to produce events such as these. 

Established in 2011, the West Town Art Walk is organized by the West Town Chamber of Commerce and a committee of West Town business owners to celebrate the diverse community of businesses in West Town while highlighting Chicago artists. The mission is to showcase West Town as a rich cultural hub that has much to offer residents, visitors, and business owners alike.

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Participants

West Town’s diverse businesses participate in the Art Walk and showcase all that the West Town neighborhood has to offer.

West Town Business Directory

2020 West Town Art Walk Participants, Events & Local Specials will be visible and available right here after September 14, 2020! Please check back soon!

Email the chamber for more information on participating

info@westtownchamber.org.

 

Public Art

The West Town SSA Public Arts Initiative values cultural diversity and takes art out of designated space and places it in the public context to create full accessibility. Through highlighting local, emerging, and established artists; the goal is to culturally invigorate our vibrant community by enriching the neighborhood with pieces of public art, which will help to stimulate the local economy and establish West Town as a unique cultural destination.

 

The West Town Art Walk features a self guided tour #WestTownMurals with map of the public art in West Town to discover.

#WestTownMurals Public Art Map Coming Soon, please check back after September 14th, 2020 for the google map. 

 

Get Involved

Local West Town Chamber member businesses are encouraged to participate.

Contact: info@westtownchamber.org for more information.

Artists interested in the Public Art grants available through the West Town SSA please click here for more information.

For West Town Art Walk sponsorship opportunities please contact ksalgado@westtownchamber.org.

 
 

Sponsors & Partners

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FAQs

Where does the Art Walk start?

West Town Art Walk maps are typically available at any participating business. There is also typically a headquarters location with maps and information. However, in 2020 there will be no "headquarters" and the 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 where ever and whenever you like! Please wear masks and follow COVID safety guidelines for anything in person.

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?

Certain businesses are dog friendly! Some businesses are not.

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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Contact

West Town Art Walk is organized by the West Town Chamber of Commerce.

312-850-9390

info@westtownchamber.org

 

1819 W. Chicago Ave.

Chicago, IL 60622

312-850-9390

info@westtownchamber.org

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