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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
organization


   
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 classes with an educational tour of the gallery and studios, and an artist lead hands-on art project relating to the current exhibit. Art projects depend on the availability of the artists and the classroom. 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 & Workshops

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.

REGISTRATION

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' onsite. 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!

REGISTRATION

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).

REGISTRATION

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.