Chicago Art Galleries Chicago art galleries, studios, and shows

You will find a number of Chicago art galleries and art museums throughout the city.

The Art Institute of Chicago, located on Michigan Avenue at Monroe Street, holds many great and famous pieces of art from around the world.

The Museum of Contemporary Art, which is located on Chicago Avenue just east of Michigan Avenue, features art that was created after 1945.

Another great art museum would be The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, located on the University of Chicago's Hyde Park campus, holds a permanent collection of over 7,000 objects, which span over five centuries of Western and Eastern civilizations.

Most of Chicago's special interest art museums include the Mexican Fine Arts Center located on Chicago's west side, the National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum, located just southwest of Soldier Field, and the Terra Museum of American Art, located on the Magnificent Mile.

Sponsored Chicago art galleries include the Illinois Art Gallery located in the Thompson Center, Gallery 37 located on Randolph Street near Michigan Avenue, and the City Gallery located at the Historic Water Tower.

If you are a person who loves art and enjoys seeing amazing masterpieces, then Chicago will not disappoint with providing you with all kinds of art museums, along with many kinds of art from many different cultures across around the world.

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Cocktails and clay - Every 2nd Friday of the month there is a clay-making gathering where you can go and have fun with others who enjoy this unqiue craft.

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If you love art and history, Chicago is a great place to be. There is so many different cultures presented at all the Chicago art galleries, so come to Chicago and enjoy the art of the world in one great place.