The 5th Annual Uptown Art Walk returns Saturday, June 8th - 2024. 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 Uptown Art Fair, interactive art activities for all ages, and the Clifton Avenue Block Party.
NEW PUBLIC MURALS
30 new murals will be added to Uptown’s growing and unique public art scene. Please use this form to indicate your interest in painting a mural during this year's event: https://forms.office.com/r/QWLcZTEhN7
UPTOWN ART FAIR
The Uptown Art Fair at Wilson Abbey 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 8th at 935 W Wilson Avenue.
CLIFTON AVENUE BLOCK PARTY
On June 8th, 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.
SMALL BIZ ACTIVATIONS
Uptown’s small business community will be offering a number of ways to engage with visual arts throughout the week. More details coming soon!
This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.