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Chicago art organizations on Twitter

Collage of all 49 Chicago art organizations on Twitter

You might follow some of the top Chicago art museums on Twitter, like The @artinstitutechi or @mcachicago. But what about the other visual art organizations? I compiled a Twitter list of 49 visual art organizations in Chicago. Please feel free to subscribe to the list. I check it every day to stay on top of what’s happening in Chicago with art.

If there is any organizations missing on this list, please leave a comment below. Thank you.


  1. Statue Stories
    @StatueStories

    Starting Aug. 6, 2015, come hear statues talk throughout Chicago!

  2. TheBigDrawChicago
    @bigdrawchicago

    Citywide drawing festival

  3. Elmhurst Art Museum
    @ElmhurstArt

    EAM is a center for exploring the visual arts and provides a welcoming environment for art to be viewed, studied, created and appreciated.
  4.  
    ArtReach@Lillstreet
    @ArtReach

    Our mission is to bring the transformative power of art to under-served communities throughout Chicagoland.

  5. DePaul Art Museum
    @DePaulArtMuseum

    Mon-Tue Closed / Wed-Thu 11-7 / Fri 11-5 / Sat-Sun 12-5. May 14 2015 – August 9, 2015. Free Admission!

  6. SAIC Art and Tech
    @saic_artandtech

    SAIC’s Art and Technology Studies department provides a fresh and innovative forum for interdisciplinary research in the arts

  7. UIMA
    @UIMArt

    Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art is a non-profit Contemporary Art Gallery in Chicago’s Ukrainian Village.

  8. Sacred Art
    @SacredArtChi

    Sacred Art is located in Chicago’s Lincoln Square. We sell original artwork created by emerging artists from Chicago and around the US.

  9. CAC
    @CACoalition

    CAC empowering artists and all creatives. Insta:

  10. Art Burst Chicago
    @artburstchicago

    Art Burst Chicago is an online blog that promotes awareness, discussion, and engagement with Chicago art and artists.

  11. CAR▹ Chicago Artists
    @ChiArtResource

    Support CAR: donate today! Chicago Artists Resource (CAR) is a platform that educates and connects Chicago’s artistic community.

  12. BridgeportArtCenter
    @BridgeportArt

    Bridgeport Art Center is an inspiring place for artists, fashion designers, & creative professionals to find space to work, create, & share ideas.

  13. Penguin Foot Pottery
    @PFPottery

    Penguin Foot Pottery is a ceramics studio/gallery in Bucktown/Logan Square. We offer a wide variety of classes and workshops.

  14. Overheard At AIC
    @overheardAIC

    Bits and bobs overheard from visitors at the Art Institute of Chicago

  15. Smart Museum of Art
    @SmartUChicago

    The art museum of the University of Chicago. Always free.

  16. CorneliaArtsBuilding
    @CorneliaArts

    The Cornelia Arts Building: Where Art Works – since 1986. Over 40 artists working under one roof. Open studios events and exhibitions held throughout the year!

  17. Chicago Art Magazine
    @ChicagoArtMag

    is the twitter for Chicago Art Magazine. This is the twitter feed for Chicago art news we hear about.

  18. ARC Gallery
    @ARCGALLERY

    ARC Gallery is an internationally recognized exhibition space that has been an integral part of the Chicago art scene since its inception in 1973.

  19. EBERSMOORE
    @ebersmoore

    Contemporary Art Gallery 350 N. Ogden Ave

  20. UChicago Arts
    @UChicagoArts

    The University of Chicago’s robust cultural scene where scholars, students, artists and audiences converge, explore, and create.

  21. IllinoisArtsCouncil
    @ILarts

    Created as a state agency by the Illinois General Assembly in 1965 through legislation sponsored by Senators Paul Simon, Thomas McGloon, and Alan Dixon.

  22. Pop-Up Art Loop
    @popupartloop

    Pop-Up Art Loop™ transforms empty storefronts in the Chicago Loop into cultural activations open to the public. An initiative of .

  23. LillstreetArtCenter
    @Lillstreet

    Chicago’s home for ceramics, metalsmithing, painting/drawing, textiles, glass, digital arts, & printmaking classes for adults & kids. Artisan shop & gallery!

  24. Zhou B Art Center
    @zhoubartcenter

    The Zhou B Art Center is a private, non-government funded art center founded by the Zhou Brothers.

  25. Catherine Edelman
    @edelmangallery

  26. Chicago Art Review
    @chiartreview

    Chicago-based art reviews and hype.

  27. Ravenswood ArtWalk
    @RAWchicago

    The 2015 Tour of Arts & Industry is on 9/19 & 9/20, on Ravenswood Ave between Lawrence & Grace. Art, music, craft beer, food trucks, and more!

  28. The Post Family
    @postfamily

    Designers & Lovers.

  29. Columbia College
    @artdigcolumbia

    Events at Columbia College Chicago

  30. Bucktown Arts Fest
    @BtownArtsFest

    2015 fest dates: Saturday August 29 & Sunday 30! Chicago’s non-profit, all volunteer-run celebration of the arts. All proceeds go to fund arts education.

  31. Kathryn Born
    @ChiArtMachine

    Author of The Blue Kind and former editor of Chicago Art Magazine. Currently running and TINC Magazine.

  32. A+D Gallery
    @adgallery

    We are an art + design gallery at Columbia College Chicago

  33. Chicago Gallery News
    @ChiGalleryNews

    Chicago Gallery News publisher’s art news, links, + local gallery openings. The area’s most trusted, dynamic guide to art galleries, events, resources.

  34. F Newsmagazine
    @fnewsmagazine

    F Newsmagazine is a journal of art, culture, and politics produced by students at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Tweets by Sarah

  35. MCA Chicago
    @mcachicago

    Pop Art comes off the wall and into the home in Pop Art Design, opening Dec 19. Tweets by

  36. Chicago Art Dept
    @chicagoartdept

    Founded in 2004 as an Intermedia lab, Chicago Art Department is a 501(c)3 residency program focused on studio, exhibition, and learning.

  37. PechaKucha Chicago
    @pechakucha_ORD


  38. Art Institute
    @artinstitutechi

    The Art Institute of Chicago is the second largest art museum in the USA housing a world-renowned encyclopedic collection.

  39. SAIC Alumni
    @SAICAlumni

    School of the Art Institute of Chicago Alumni and friends

  40. SAIC News + Events
    @saic_news

    The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) has been a leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866.

  41. Paul Klein
    @artadvocate

    I believe in artists. I do what I can to make their careers bigger and bolder, and our lives richer.

  42. Threewalls
    @threewalls

    A nonprofit organization dedicated to contemporary art practice and discourse.

  43. Gallery 400
    @Gallery400

    A center for art exhibition and discourse at the University of Illinois at Chicago, founded in 1983.

  44. Lauren Weinberg
    @LDWeinberg

    Proprietor of and sometime art/design writer/editor. Ex–Time Out Chicago, MCA Chicago. Instagram: LDWeinberg

  45. LUMA
    @LUMAChicago

    The Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) is located on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile and has the mission of exploring the spiritual in art.

  46. chicagoart
    @chicagoart

    Blog covering Chicago artists, gallery openings and events.

  47. Hyde Park Art Center
    @Hairy_Who

    Hyde Park Art Center has been a leader in advancing contemporary visual art in Chicago since 1939.

  48. Bad at Sports
    @badatsports

    Bad at Sports is a weekly podcast and blog produced in Chicago that features artists talking about art and the community that makes, reviews and critiques it.

  49. Lumpen
    @edmarlumpen

    for all the weirdos: , -prosperity sphere,, ‘s

Again, if you know of any organizations to add to this list, please leave a comment below. I really appreciate it.

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