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1527 Otto Blvd

Chicago Heights

IL 60411

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708 754 2601

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

 





 

 

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Union Street
Gallery is a
not-for-profit
501 (c)3
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2014 CALENDAR
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Jan 15-Feb 8

Reception

Jan 17, 6-9pm

FUSED
encaustic art by members of FUSED Chicago

first floor

Jan 15-Feb 8

Reception

Jan 17, 6-9pm

earth and sky

six artists interpret nature's beauty, mystery and majesty

second floor

Jan 31

6:30-9pm

Fractured Fairytales

read or act out your original fairytale or a re-do on a classic one. Family friendly, both adults and children welcome to read or perform.

Feb 26-Mar 29

Reception

Feb 28, 6-9pm

Who We Aren't

Spring National Juried Exhibit

Jurors: Paul Klein and Patrick Earl Hammie

Mar 1-Apr 5

1-2:30pm

Art Basics

A 6 week class for children ages 6-12 teaching the basics of art. Both 2-D and 3-D media will be explored.

March 21

6:30-9pm

Union Street Beat: Open Mic Night

April 16-May 10

Reception

Apr 25, 6-9pm

Entrances & Exits

Photographs by members of Gallery 7 in Joliet, IL

 

April 16-May 10

Reception

Apr 25, 6-9pm

Minute Musings

Regional Juried Exhibit

May 1

6-8pm

SouthSTAR Services Presents

Express Yourself: an exhibit of work by

adults with disabilities

Reception and Business After-Hours

May 3

3-7pm

USG Derby Day Social

USG is hosting a Kentucky Derby-themed social event to help raise money for building repairs. Guests who buy tickets will enjoy food and beverages including a cash bar, artist made derby hats, photo opportunities, and of course watching the race!

More details to come soon!

May 9

6:30-9:30pm

Union Street Beat: Open Mic Night

May 14-17

Reception

May 16, 6-9pm

Homewood-Flossmoor High School Student Art Exhibit

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

May 30-June 1

8:30am-2:30pm

Pop-Up Thrift shop

USG Annual Indoor Rummage Sale Fundraiser

HUGE rummage sale with tons of stuff including everyday household/kitchen items, home decor, holiday decor, books, toys, electronics, furniture, tools, sports equipment, linens, accessories, jewelry, antiques, vintage items, art supplies, and much MUCH more!

PLEASE HELP USG by donating your unwanted items for the gallery to sell! All donations are tax deductible and a receipt will be provided. Proceeds benefit Union Street Gallery, a not-for-profit arts organization.

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

May 24-June 1

May 24-29

during regular gallery hours

May 30-June 1

8:30am-2:30pm

Vintage Clothing Sale

Come shop unique vintage and artist made clothing and accessories!

Union Street is currently accepting donations of vintage clothing and accessories. All donations are tax deductible and a receipt will be provided.

June 18-July 19

Insider Art

Annual Studio and Guild Artists Exhibit.

-- CANCELLED DUE TO BUILING REPAIRS

Most artist studios will still be open to the public

May 22 -
June 22, 2014

Neighbors

Exhibit of work by Union Street Gallery Guild Artists

at the Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery,

901 N. Entrance Avenue, Kankakee, IL 60901

 

July 12 | 9-3

rain or shine

 

"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 their surroundings. Tickets: $20 before, $25 the day of.


Aug 6-Sept 6

Reception

Aug 8, 6-9pm


Stokin' V: Chicago Pastel Painters

Biennial Juried Members Exhibit

Aug 16

1-3pm

FREE

must register

Understanding Paper

Free Presentation by Ed Brickler

This presentation will cover everything you ever wanted to know about paper-- its history, materials, and how to determine which paper or surface is appropriate for your medium of choice.  Each participant will receive a set of paper samples for your own evaluation.  

 

Aug 23

12-3pm

FREE

no need to register

 

Pastel Demo: Chicago Pastel Painters

Artists Nancie King Mertz & Carol Strock Wasson will demonstrate their process creating pastel works of art right here at Union Street Gallery! Come watch, learn, and ask questions.

 

Aug 29

6:30-9:30pm

Union Street Beat: Open Mic Night

Performers- please register ahead of time

Sept 24-Oct 25

Reception

Sept 26, 6-9pm


Material Matters: National Juried Fibers Exhibit

Jurors: Joan Livingstone & Kraig Rasmussen

Nov 12 - Dec 20

Reception

Nov 22, 12-3pm




Twelfth Month

Annual Exhibit of Fine Art & Craft made by local artists

Nov 12 - Dec 20

Reception

Nov 22, 12-3pm


Annual Members Exhibit

exhibit of select work from Union Street Gallery artist members

Dec 7

12-3pm

 

Members & Volunteers Appreciation Event

Lunch reception to acknowledge and thank Union Street Gallery Members and Volunteers. This event is FREE for members, volunteers, and gallery staff.

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.