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1527 Otto Blvd

Chicago Heights

IL 60411

Phone

708 754 2601

Gallery Hours

Wednesday
12-5pm
Thursday
12-5pm
Friday
12-6pm
Saturday
11-4pm
Receptions
6-9pm






 

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2011 CALENDAR
View archived events from  2011 | 2010 |  2009  |  2008 |  2007

Jan 12-Feb 12 |

2011

Reception

Fri | Jan 14 | 6-9

DIALOGUE:

Contemporary Regional Sculpture and the Paintings of

Patricia Moore

Regional Juried Sculpture Exhibit and a Solo Exhibit featuring local artist Patricia Moore.

Sculpture Juror | Bob Emser  www.bobemser.com

Patricia Moore Paintings Curator | Marikay Peter-Witlock

 

March 2-April 2

Opening | March 4

6-9 pm

WORDS & NUMBERS

Spring National Juried Exhibit

Juror | Aron Packer, the Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago IL

$1000 in awards

 

April 15-May 14

Opening | April 15

6-9 pm

INTO BHUTAN

(First Floor)

Photographs, Artifacts, Art, and other Items Representative of Bhutanese Culture.

April 15-May 14

Opening | April 15

6-9 pm

IN HARMONY

(2nd Floor)

Exhibit featuring art from Union Street Studio and Guild Artists

April 23

12-2pm

To "Dye" For

Learn to dye your own clothing or fabric. Lead by Studio Artist Dorita Fuller.

Free; Donations to the gallery appreciated

April 29

7-9 pm

BHUTANESE FEATURE FILM: Travelersand & Magicians

Event is FREE Admission.

Donation to the gallery appreciated for this event.

April 30

May 14

10-11 am

YOGA UNDER THE PRAYER FLAGS

Practice Yoga in the main gallery space, lead by qualified instructor Cecily Hunt.

 

May 6

7-9 pm

ARTIST LECTURE: RUSSEL ELLIS

Russ Ellis, a bead artist and staff member at the Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center in Bloomington, Indiana, creates thangkas. Russ will present his life’s journey; discussion will follow.

 

May 7

1-3 pm

THANGKA BEADING DEMONSTRATION

Russ Ellis will talk about and work on his current thangka, set up in our exhibit, inviting all who are interested to sew in some beads.

May 14

12-3 pm

YOUR GUIDE TO BHUTAN

Take a tour of the exhibit with the guide who lead the Kabney Peencha (Scarf Sisters) throgh Bhutan.

May 18-20

Opening | May 20

6-9pm

Homewood-Flossmoor High School AP Art Student Exhibit

Current works from the AP Art Students at Homewood Flossmoor High School.

May 21

12:30-2:30pm

To "Dye" For

Learn to dye your own clothing or fabric. Lead by Studio Artist Dorita Fuller.

$2 donation to the gallery appreciated.

 

June 10-12

ANNUAL GARAGE SALE

HUGE sale with tons of stuff from everyday items to unique antiques and vintage clothing.

PLEASE bring in your unwanted items for the gallery to sell! All donations are tax deductible and a receipt will be provided. Proceeds benefit Union Street Gallery exhibits and art education programming.

We do not accept clothes (except vintage clothes), TVs, or large heavy furniture. Thanks!

 

June 10-12

VINTAGE CLOTHING SALE

Come shop unique vintage clothing and acceossories!

Union Street is asking for donations of vintage clothing and items to sell. All donations are tax deductible and a receipt will be provided.

 

June18

DRIVING THE DIXIE

Union Street is a stop on the famous and historic "Driving the Dixie" event. Hundreds of people from all over Illinois and Indiana come to drive historic Dixie Highway in their classic cars.

 

July 6-August 6

Opening | July 8

6-9pm

Voyages | SERGIO GOMEZ

Solo Exhibit

http://www.sergiogomezonline.com/

July 9 | 9-3

Ticket Prices

$20 | $25 day of

A LITTLE GARDEN ART GARDEN WALK

Join us for a beautiful day in the gardens! Watch artists in the gardens create original art inspired by the gardens and garden lovers. Ticket Prices: $20 before, $25 the day of.

Aug 24-Sept 24

Opening | Aug 26

6-9pm

COLLECTIVE

Annual Studio and Guild Artists Exhibit.

 

Aug 24-Sept 24

Opening | Aug 26

6-9pm

DEBUT

Union Street Gallery Artist Members Exhibit

Sept 17-18

PARK FOREST ART FAIR

Come see USG and studio artists Pam Eberlin and Marikay Peter-Witlock at the Park ForestArt Fair in downtown Park Forest, Saturday and Sunday from 10-5.

Sept 21-Dec 7

THE ARTISTS WAY WORKSHOP

Workshop Facilitator | Renee Klyczek Nordstrom

12 week course, $120

Oct 12-Nov 12

Opening | Oct 21

6-9pm

BEING HUMAN

FALL NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBIT

65 Figurative works of art from all over the country

Juror | Dan Addington, Addington Gallery, Chicago

Oct 15

12:30-2:30 pm

3rd Floor

To "Dye" For

Learn creative new techniques to dye your own clothing or fabric. Lead by Studio Artist Dorita Fuller.

Fee: $3, to cover Dye and other supplies

Nov 12

7-11 pm

Closing Reception & Spoken Word open mic

BEING HUMAN | Fall National Juried Exhibit

Featuring local poets/spoken word artists, and open to others who want to share their work. Free and open to the public

Nov 19

12:30-2:30 pm

3rd Floor

To "Dye" For

Learn creative new techniques to dye your own clothing or fabric. Lead by Studio Artist Dorita Fuller.

Fee: $3, to cover Dye and other supplies

Nov 30 - Dec 30

Opening | Dec 3

12-4

TWELFTH MONTH

Exhibit & Holiday Art Sale

Dec 4 | 1-3

MEMBERS & VOLUNTEERS APPRECIATION EVENT

Lunch reception to acknowledge and thank Union Street Gallery Members and Volunteers.

Mission

Union Street Gallery fosters creative expression and appreciation for the arts through diverse exhibits in a vibrant gallery space; accessibility to open studios and a working artists’ collective; and engaging classes, workshops and outreach activities, to provide a sustainable cultural presence in the Community.

 
Vision
Union Street Gallery & Studios is open to all artists, emerging, mid-career and established. The purpose is to support artists by providing a professional environment for the development of creative expression, exhibition opportunities, promotion, and education of artists in the business of art. The goal is to link art with private, business, and educational communities to enhance awareness and education of the arts and culture.