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1527 Otto Blvd

Chicago Heights

IL 60411


708 754 2601

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Union Street
Gallery is a
501 (c)3


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 .


Schools, Colleges, Not-For-Profits: FREE

All Other Groups: $30


Field Trips are scheduled during exhibits, Tuesday-Friday 9-5pm, 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.





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

*New Courses and Descriptions Coming DECEMBER 2015*

Beginning Hand Building Pottery Class

Instructor: Madeline Henry, USG studio artist



 Wednesdays September 9th- November 4th

 Time  7-9 pm
 Fee  $170 for 8 week class

 includes a 12 lb. bag of clay.


This class meets once a week and explores various timeless hand building techniques such as pinching, coiling, slab work, sculpture, as well as surface decorative techniques. This course is open to students of all experience levels. New students should plan to purchase a clay tool kit.

Class fee includes one 12-pound bag of clay. Fee is paid to Madeline Henry and can be paid in cash, check or credit card.


Register with Madeline Henry at

henrymjane@gmail.com or 708-365-9609 (leave a message)



To Dye For

Fabric Dyeing Workshop with studio artist Dorita Fuller


 Date  TBA
 Time  12-2pm
 Fee  $5, due at the door



Learn creative dye and surface design techniques to enhance clothing or accessories, or make a work of art. Bring your own fabric or clothing to dye or purchase 'blanks' from instructor Dorita Fuller. 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 at unionstreetart@gmail.com or (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.


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.