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Welcome to the ISM Chicago Gallery and Artisans Shop

  ISM Chicago Gallery & Illinois Artisans, Chicago   


CONTACT:  Ed Cross, IDNR Director of Communications, (217) 557-1240 or

Illinois State Museum 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 "Exhibitions" on the menu to the left. Admission is FREE.

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




The Illinois Artisans, Chicago 

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. The Shop is located on the 2nd Floor of the James R. Thompson Center in downtown Chicago, adjacent to the Illinois ISM Chicago Gallery. For current feature artisan & upcoming events click "Shops & Artisans" here or on the menu to the left.

To learn more about the state wide: Illinois Artisans Program







ISM Chicago Gallery
Illinois Artisans, Chicago
2nd Floor James R. Thompson Center
100 W. Randolph
Chicago, Il 60601 
Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm

Gallery: 312.814.5322
Illinois Artisans: 312.814.5321 



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