New Institutional Partners

For our upcoming 2018 edition, GWC has invited several major institutional galleries & museum spaces which play in important role in the neighbourhoods in which they are located- anchoring areas which are decentralised from the more mainstream Lake Shore institutions. Since 2016, the mission of GWC is to map the complex topology of the Chicago art & gallery scene. First, by reconnecting the more established galleries and the thriving off-space arts scene which often pushes into areas not so often traveled except by artists looking for cheaper rents further West and South…

Ralph Arnold Gallery- Loyola (Edgewater/Rogers Park)

Chicago Artists Coalition (West Town)

Depaul Art Museum (Lincoln Park)

Gallery 400 – UIC (West Loop)

Hyde Park Art Center (Hyde Park)

Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center (Noble Square)

Sector 2337 (Logan Square)

Stony Island Arts Bank (Woodlawn)

SR Crown Hall (Bridgeport)

Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art (UK Village/West Town)



Gallery Weekend Chicago is a partner (and co-founder) of the GWdotOrg platform which unites various ‘weekends’ and art organizations from 17 international cities.