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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, workshops, and presentations throughout the year led by local artists, art instructors, and art professionals. The gallery also offers free tours and interactive field trips in order to augment the missing arts education in the south suburbs.

Numerous higher education facilities use the Gallery to enhance their students understanding of contemporary art by hosting class at the gallery and presenting assignments to be completed by visiting the Gallery.

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


Field Trips & Tours

 

USG Field Trip Program

 

Union Street Gallery's Field Trip Program provides groups of up to 20 participants with an interactive tour of the gallery and art studios, and a hands-on art project relating to the current exhibit.

Art projects depend on the availability of the classroom and artist to lead the project .

Fees

Schools, Colleges, Not-For-Profits: FREE

Adult Groups: $30

Scheduling

Field Trips are scheduled during exhibits, Tuesday-Friday 10-5pm, and Saturdays 10-4pm. CLICK HERE to see the exhibit calendar.  Call gallery ahead of time to check availability.

Please download and fill out the field trip form below and email to unionstreetart@gmail.com no less than 2 week prior to the requested field trip date. Field Trips can also be scheduled over the phone 708-754-2601.

 

FIELD TRIP FORM

 


Tours

Tours of the gallery are free and open to everyone. Tours can accommodate up to 40 participants. Please call or email the gallery to schedule. Must be scheduled at least 2 weeks in advance.

 

Classes & Presentations

Young Artists Workshop Series

Painting Self Portraits

ages 6-12

 Date  Saturday September 27th
 Time  1-2:30pm
 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). In this particualr class, students will learn about about the color wheel and how to paint self portraits using warm and cool colors.

REGISTER

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

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

 

 

Mixed Media (ages 9-18)

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

 

  

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.

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.