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.
Starting Aug. 6, 2015, come hear statues talk throughout Chicago!
Citywide drawing festival
Elmhurst Art Museum
EAM is a center for exploring the visual arts and provides a welcoming environment for art to be viewed, studied, created and appreciated.
Our mission is to bring the transformative power of art to under-served communities throughout Chicagoland.
DePaul Art Museum
Mon-Tue Closed / Wed-Thu 11-7 / Fri 11-5 / Sat-Sun 12-5.
#IdolStructures #AndyArchetype May 14 2015 – August 9, 2015. Free Admission!
SAIC Art and Tech
SAIC’s Art and Technology Studies department provides a fresh and innovative forum for interdisciplinary research in the arts
Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art is a non-profit Contemporary Art Gallery in Chicago’s Ukrainian Village.
Sacred Art is located in Chicago’s Lincoln Square. We sell original artwork created by emerging artists from Chicago and around the US.
CAC empowering artists and all creatives. Insta:
Art Burst Chicago
Art Burst Chicago is an online blog that promotes awareness, discussion, and engagement with Chicago art and artists.
CAR▹ Chicago Artists
Support CAR: donate today! http://goo.gl/Ecmiq7 Chicago Artists Resource (CAR) is a platform that educates and connects Chicago’s artistic community.
Bridgeport Art Center is an inspiring place for artists, fashion designers, & creative professionals to find space to work, create, & share ideas.
Penguin Foot Pottery
Penguin Foot Pottery is a ceramics studio/gallery in Bucktown/Logan Square. We offer a wide variety of classes and workshops.
Overheard At AIC
Bits and bobs overheard from visitors at the Art Institute of Chicago
Smart Museum of Art
The art museum of the University of Chicago. Always free.
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!
Chicago Art Magazine
@chiartmachine is the twitter for Chicago Art Magazine. This is the twitter feed for Chicago art news we hear about.
ARC Gallery is an internationally recognized exhibition space that has been an integral part of the Chicago art scene since its inception in 1973.
Contemporary Art Gallery 350 N. Ogden Ave
The University of Chicago’s robust cultural scene where scholars, students, artists and audiences converge, explore, and create.
Created as a state agency by the Illinois General Assembly in 1965 through legislation sponsored by Senators Paul Simon, Thomas McGloon, and Alan Dixon.
Pop-Up Art Loop
Pop-Up Art Loop™ transforms empty storefronts in the Chicago Loop into cultural activations open to the public. An initiative of
Chicago’s home for ceramics, metalsmithing, painting/drawing, textiles, glass, digital arts, & printmaking classes for adults & kids. Artisan shop & gallery!
Zhou B Art Center
The Zhou B Art Center is a private, non-government funded art center founded by the Zhou Brothers.
Chicago Art Review
Chicago-based art reviews and hype.
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!
The Post Family
Designers & Lovers.
Events at Columbia College Chicago
Bucktown Arts Fest
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.
Author of The Blue Kind and former editor of Chicago Art Magazine. Currently running http://DIY-film.com and TINC Magazine.
We are an art + design gallery at Columbia College Chicago
Chicago Gallery News
Chicago Gallery News publisher’s art news, links, + local gallery openings. The area’s most trusted, dynamic guide to art galleries, events, resources.
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
Pop Art comes off the wall and into the home in Pop Art Design, opening Dec 19. Tweets by
Chicago Art Dept
Founded in 2004 as an Intermedia lab, Chicago Art Department is a 501(c)3 residency program focused on studio, exhibition, and learning.
The Art Institute of Chicago is the second largest art museum in the USA housing a world-renowned encyclopedic collection.
School of the Art Institute of Chicago Alumni and friends
SAIC News + Events
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) has been a leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866.
I believe in artists. I do what I can to make their careers bigger and bolder, and our lives richer.
A nonprofit organization dedicated to contemporary art practice and discourse.
A center for art exhibition and discourse at the University of Illinois at Chicago, founded in 1983.
@OpenSesameKW and sometime art/design writer/editor. Ex–Time Out Chicago, MCA Chicago. Instagram: LDWeinberg
The Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) is located on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile and has the mission of exploring the spiritual in art.
Blog covering Chicago artists, gallery openings and events.
Hyde Park Art Center
Hyde Park Art Center has been a leader in advancing contemporary visual art in Chicago since 1939.
Bad at Sports
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.
for all the weirdos:
#lumpen #lumpenradio #mashtunjournal, #co-prosperity sphere, #versionfest, #maria‘s #marzbrewing #kimski
Again, if you know of any organizations to add to this list, please leave a comment below. I really appreciate it.