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Illinois Artisans Shop

  Illinois Artisans Program   


The Illinois Artisans Program:

Fine Craft Made in Illinois

The Illinois Artisans Program focuses national attention on the rich heritage of the fine crafting that exists in Illinois. Our juried artists participate in art sprees, craft festivals, exhibitions and other events held at our locations in order to promote their work. The Illinois Artisans Program markets crafts through four locations: (Directory not visible to the right? Click here)

  • The Museum Store, Illinois State Museum, Springfield: Museum Events

 

Fall Jury

Become an Illinois Artisan

The Illinois Artisans Program is continually looking for talented new artists to join the Program. Artisans jury in a range of media including art, fine craft and traditional crafts. We showcase work in over 26 categories including jewelry, glass, ceramics, painting, fiber, baskets, furniture and quilts.

The Illinois Artisans Program provides venues for local artisans to display and sell their work. We have sales galleries throughout Illinois, as well as exhibition opportunities including the Wine & Art Festival in Southern Illinois & monthly Art Spree in Chicago. As part of the Illinois State Museum, we are re-envisioning both museums stores and educating the public on craft. Learn More & Apply

 



  Illinois Artisans, Chicago   

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!

 


 

Map Illinois Artisans Chicago

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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