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Chicago Heights

IL 60411


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Jan 14-Feb 7



Fri Jan 16




Art By Art Educators

Featuring work by select faculty members from: Prairie State College, South Suburban College, Governors State University, and Moraine Valley Community College


Feb 25-Mar 28


Fri Feb 27



You Art What You Eat

National Juried Exhibit

Juried by Shannon Stratton


Feb 28-Apr 18



Art Basics Class,

for ages 6-12

Instructor: Patricia Moore

Sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, South Suburban Alumnae Chapter.


Register by February  21, 

unionstreetart@gmail.com or (708) 754-2601

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Feb 21



To Dye For

fabric Dye Workshop with Dorita Fuller

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Mar 4-Apr 1


Women in Art, Tribute to Women's History Month

Featuring art by local female artists

Pam Eberlin, Dorita Fuller, and Allison Kortokrax

City Hall, 1601 Chicago Rd, Chicago Heights IL


Mar 7



Artist Talk: Eric May

Eric is a chef and artist and will talk about his work. This talk coincides with the "You Art What You Eat" exhibit.

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Mar 21




Let's Create

Mixed Media Painting workshop with Diane McGarel

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Mar 25


Professional Women's Network

Business After Hours Event

In honor of Women's History Month, the Professional Women's Network is hosting a business after hours event at Union Street Gallery! Guests will enjoy a glass of wine as they relax, view the exhibit and art studios, and mingle in good company with other professional women from the greater Chicagoland area.

Interested in attending? Contact the gallery!


Mar 27


Union Street Beat: Open Mic night

hosted by Midwest Action!

must register with gallery ahead of time to perform


Apr 1-30


Use Your Words

Exhibit at Flossmoor Library in honor of National Poetry Month

featuring art by USG studio and guild artists

Flossmoor Library

1000 Sterling Ave, Flossmoor, IL 60422


Apr 11



To Dye For

Fabric Dye Workshop with Dorita Fuller

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Apr 15-May 9


Sat Apr 18



BioSynthesis(1st floor)

Aviva Alter, Angela Dieffenbach, Vesna Jovanovic

art inspired by science, medicine, and the human body


Apr 15-May 9


Sat  Apr  18



Journey,The Art of Healing (2nd floor)

Regional Juried Exhibit

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Apr 22- May 16

Independence School Student Exhibit

classroom gallery, 2nd floor


Apr 25


$60 / $70


Color Mixing: Watercolors
Instructor: Ed Brickler
This all day workshop offers a practical hands-on approach to color mixing with water color paints.
$60 members, $70 non members  (lunch included)



May 2


Tickets: $65

Union Street Gallery Annual

Derby Day

A Kentucky Derby themed fundraiser and the premier social event of the spring! Hosted at the beautiful and prestigious Olympia Fields Country Club.

This event helps raise funds for building repairs and ensures the gallery can maintain its free programming for the community.


May 9




Comic Book Crash Course

For Ages 10-18

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May 12-15


Fri May 15



Homewood Flossmoor High School

Student Art Exhibit


May 29-31


USG Annual Pop-Up Thrift Shop 

& Vintage Clothing Sale


June 17-July 18


Insider Art

Annual Exhibit of art by Union Street Gallery Studio & Guild Artists


June 17-July 18


Art from the Cancer Support Center

classroom gallery, 2nd floor


June 27


Color Mixing Workshop: Oil & Acrylic

Instructor Ed Brickler

for ages 18+

Fee: $60 members / $70 non-members

lunch included


July 11


Union Street Gallery Annual

A Little Garden Art   Garden Walk

Join us for a beautiful day as you watch artists create in stunning garden get-a-ways right here in our own back yard.


Aug 5-Sept 5

The Urban Box Project by Luis Sahagun  (1st floor)

Luis Sahagun, a Chicago based artist along with two Bloom Township high school students will be creating street interventions, paintings, and sculptures entirely made out of materials excavated from Chicago Heights.

In addition, a site-specific installation will be created with debris and objects collected from the city. The community is encouraged to visit and experience this live process every THURSDAY in August.


Aug 5-Sept 5



Art as Artifact  (2nd floor)

Regional Juried Exhibit

An exhibition that presents contemporary art within a visual context, which authorizes us to examine the work through an ethnographic lens.  The Paintings, Sculptures and Installations in the exhibit are made from both organic materials that derive from nature and inorganic modern-day materials such as plexi-glass, plastics, and metals.    


Aug 22





Make Your Mark

Lecture and Demo on Drawing Materials and Techniques

Presented by Ed Brickler


Sept 23-Oct 24


Re-Picturing Photography National Juried Exhibit

In a fast moving world where current events are fed to us digitally and instantly, photography has gained massive exposure in our contemporary climate.  Union Street Gallery believes a still image has power that resonates beyond a domestic and digital platform and seeks to address a renaissance of visual narratives.  We are looking to exhibit a diverse range of photographic processes and techniques, which effectively documents stories and/or intensify unobserved or ignored realities.


Participating art works may include but are not limited to: documentary photography, conceptual photography, candid portraiture, photojournalism, time-lapse photography, environmental portraits or landscapes among others.


Nov 11 - Dec 23

Twelfth Month

Annual Exhibit of Fine Art & Craft made by local artists

Nov 11 - Dec 23

Annual Members Exhibit

exhibit of select work from Union Street Gallery artist members



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.


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.