2023 Uptown Art Week
The 4th Annual Uptown Art Week returns June 1st – 4th, 2023. This event showcases Uptown’s public art scene and features new murals going up on walls around the neighborhood, art exhibits being hosted by local businesses, the two-day Uptown Art Fair, interactive art activities for all ages, and the Clifton Avenue block party.
Full details at exploreuptown.org!
NEW PUBLIC MURALS
27 new murals ranging from 3000 sq ft to 16 sq ft will be added to Uptown’s growing and unique public art scene. New locations include Cornerstone Community Outreach, The Lawrence House, Portrait, and the continuation of last year’s Graceland Walls and Yard Walls projects.
UPTOWN ART FAIR: June 3-4 | 10am-4pm
The Uptown Art Fair at Chicago Market will feature artwork for viewing and purchase from local artists. Drop by the Art Fair anytime between the hours of 10:00am – 4:00pm on June 3rd and 4th at 4620 North Broadway.
CLIFTON AVENUE BLOCK PARTY – June 3 | 11am-4pm
On June 3rd, Clifton Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic between Wilson Avenue and North Broadway and interactive and family-focused art activities, treats, live music, and games coordinated by Cornerstone Community Outreach and Uptown Church with contributions by Alden Lakeland and CircEsteem. *DON'T MISS* the interactive street mural led by Paint the City - all are invited to help create!
In case of rain, this party will be moved to Sunday, June 4 from 11:00am-4:00pm.
SMALL BIZ ACTIVATIONS – June 1-4 | Various times & locations
Uptown’s small business community will be offering a number of ways to engage with visual arts throughout the week. Full details at exploreuptown.org!
Thank you to our 2023 Uptown Art Week Event Sponsors!
If interested in becoming an Annual Sponsor, click here for more details!
This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.
Date and Time
Thursday Jun 1, 2023
Greg Carroll, 773-878-1184 ext. 2