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Illinois Artisans, Chicago

Illinois Artisans, Chicago Roger Grimes

Established in 1985, was the first shop of its kind in the state, showcasing one of the most diverse collections of handcrafted work in the Midwest. One of three locations of the Illinois Artisans Program.

Visitors can browse work by over 350 artisans from throughout the state, and learn more about the process and materials from our knowledgeable staff. On display are jewelry, ceramics, metal, painting, wood, glass wearables and much more!

 


 

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Illinois Artisans, Chicago
James R. Thompson Center
100 W. Randolph Street,
Suite 2-200
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-814-5321
Monday - Friday 9AM-5PM
El: Clark/Lake

 


 

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Address
James R. Thompson Center
Chicago, IL 60601-3219
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 PM
Contact Information
Telephone: 312-814-5321
FAX:
Email: illinoisartisans@museum.state.il.us
Parking/Accessibility
Directions
Located inside of the James R. Thompson Center, on the second floor level. Visitors can ride a public elevator or escalator to the 2nd floor.
Location on MapQuest.

Visitor Information

Visitors can browse work by over 350 artisans from throughout the state, and learn more about the process and materials from our knowledgeable staff. On display are jewelry, ceramics, metal, painting, wood, glass wearables and much more!

Monthly Illinois Artisans, Chicago hosts an Art Spree featuring the work of 12-25 local Illinois Artisans. Watch live artisan demonstrations, speak to the artisans about their work and purchase one-of-a-kind handmade fine art and craft. Full event listings here.

 

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Welcome to the ISM Chicago Gallery.

The Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery exhibits and promotes the work of contemporary and historical Illinois artists. The changing exhibition schedule presents Illinois art to a statewide as well as a national and international audience.  For further details, please click again on "Visitor Information" on the menu to the left. Admission is FREE.

The Illinois State Museum opened its doors in Chicago in May, 1985, with the inauguration of the distinctively post-modern James R. Thompson Center, designed by Chicago architect Helmut Jahn. Our recently renovated spacious galleries have for twenty years specialized in showcasing contemporary and historical fine artists such as Edith Altman, Don Baum, Phyllis Bramson, Rodney Carswell, Tom Czarnopys, Ruth Duckworth, Julia Fish, Judith Geichman, Theodore Halkin, Richard Hunt, Mr. Imagination, Michiko Itatani, Vera Clement, and Frank Piatek, along with important historic artists such as Gertrude Abercrombie, Manierre Dawson, G.P.A. Healy, Nathan Lerner, Lazslo Moholy-Nazy, and William Schwartz, to name a few.

Our exhibition schedule ranges across mediums, including our outstanding quilt collection in the Decorative Arts area to electronic art, installations, and collaborative exhibitions wilth community organizations. 

We provide free group tours and special programs upon request. Please call 312.814.5322 for an appointment. 

 

Address
James R. Thompson Center
Chicago, IL 60601-3219
Hours
Mon. - Fri. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Contact Information
Telephone: 312-814-5322
FAX: 312-814-3471
Email:
Parking/Accessibility
There are several public parking lots available within a block or two of the James R. Thompson Center. Metered street parking is limited. The Chicago Transit Authority's Clark & Lake station is served by the Blue, Brown, Orange, and Purple line trains The gallery is handicapped accessible.
Directions
Located on the second floor of the James R. Thompson Center in downtown Chicago
Location on MapQuest.

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