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1527 Otto Blvd

Chicago Heights

IL 60411

Phone

708 754 2601

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Gallery Hours

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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Art Education at USG
Union Street Gallery offers several classes and workshops throughout the year led by local artists and art instructors. The gallery also offers interactive field trips to students to augment the missing visual arts in the immediate surrounding schools.

Many of the Studio Artists also participated in programs that bring art and artists to the elementary schools for a day of participation and demonstrations.

Numerous higher education facilities use the Gallery to enhance their students understanding of contemporary art & artists by offering field trips and presenting assignments to be completed by visiting the Gallery.

USG Field Trip Program

 

Union Street Gallery offers FREE field trips to schools and youth organizations.

Union Street Gallery's Field Trip Program provides groups with an educational tour of the gallery and studios, and a hands-on art project relating to the current exhibit. * Art projects depend on the availability of the classrooman and artist to lead the project . Projects are based on age group.

Please contact the gallery 2 weeks in advance to schedule field trips and tours. Schools or organizations must download and fill out the field trip form below and email to unionstreetart@gmail.com.

FIELD TRIP FORM

 

Classes & Presentations

Mixed Media (ages 9-19)

Instructor: Patricia Moore

 

Date

 Saturdays, October 4-25
Time  2:30-4pm
Fee  $40

 

In this exciting new class students will learn how to use a variety of media and how to have fun combining them into a single piece of art. Media will include painting, drawing, ink, pastels, markers, and collage.

All supplies provided. Students are encouraged to bring their own sketch book and are welcome to bring any of their own supplies they wish to work with.

Instructor Patricia Moore is a professional artist and art educator with over 25 years of experience. She has exhibited her art all over the nation and runs the Salon Gallery in Park Forest, IL. She has also taught at the Tall Grass Art Center in Park Forest, IL for many years.

REGISTER

unionstreetart@gmail.com or call 708-754-2601
To register please provide the student's name, age, and contact info for a

parent or guardian. 

Minimum 8 students / Maximum 20 students

 

 

Open Pottery Studio

With studio artist Madeline Henry

 

Date

Wednesdays; Dates Vary

Time 7-9pm
Fee $52, due at first session

 

The Open Pottery Studio is designed for those individuals that have some experience working with clay and have their own ideas of what they want to make. This is for hand building only, the pottery wheel is not offered at this time. Studio participants will have access to a wide variety of tools and will have instruction to learn new techniques. Class sizes will be limited.

The fee includes (4) hours of Studio time broken into two (2) hour sessions each, 1 session in the month of October and 1 session in the month of November. The fee also includes 10 pounds of clay, glaze to coat your pieces and kiln firings of your pieces. Additional clay can be purchased for $2 pound.

REGISTER

To register, call 708-365-9609 & leave a message
Payment in full to be made at the beginning of the first session.
Credit Cards accepted.

  

To Dye For

Fabric Dyeing Workshop with studio artist Dorita Fuller

   

 

Date  Saturday, TBD
Time  12-2pm
Fee  $5, due at workshop

 

Learn creative dye techniques to dye a favorite piece of clothing or fabric. Add hand painting and stamping. Bring your own fabric or clothing to dye or purchase 'blanks' on site. Dye workshop located in the common area on the 3rd floor. Wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty or bring a smock.  Participants are encouraged to bring finger food to eat and share!

REGISTER

Register at unionstreetart@gmail.com | (708) 754-2601

Fee due at workshop. Fee can be paid Cash or Check to Dorita Fuller.

 

Young Artists Workshop Series

ages 6-12

Date Saturday TBD
Time TBD
Fee FREE

 

In our Young Artists Workshop Series, children will learn about different techniques and styles from young art professionals (high school or college age).

REGISTER

Register at unionstreetart@gmail.com | (708) 754-2601

Please provide the child's name, age, and contact info for a parent or guardian

 

High School Exhibition Opportunity

Gallery exhibit experience gives the students opportunities to prepare a group exhibition complete with an evening reception. Gallery experience can be further expanded to include gallery talks, art workshops, music, and poetry readings. Must be booked one year in advance. For more information email the Gallery unionstreetart@gmail.com.


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, in order to provide a sustainable cultural presence in the Community.