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Uptown Art Week
June 1, 2022 @ 8:00 am - June 5, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Various locations | June 1st – 5th
The 3rd Annual Uptown Art Week will feature over 150 pieces of existing public art as well as more than 50 new works painted live around the neighborhood, art exhibits being hosted by local businesses, and interactive art activities for all ages. Activities include:
UPTOWN ART FAIR: June 4-5 | 10am-4pm
The Uptown Art Fair at Chicago Market will feature artwork for viewing and purchasing from local artists. Drop by the Art Fair anytime between the hours of 11:00am – 4:00pm on June 4th and 5th at 4620 North Broadway. ARTISTS & MAKERS WANTED! Uptown United is looking for a variety of artists and makers to vend at the two-day Uptown Art Fair taking place on Saturday, June 4 and Saturday, June 5 from 10am-4pm inside the Chicago Market (4620 N. Broadway). To apply, sign up here.
CLIFTON AVENUE BLOCK PARTY – June 4 | 10am-4pm
The Clifton Avenue Street Art Gallery is an outdoor art gallery developed by Uptown United. The Gallery is a partnership with community members and with artists from all over the globe. It’s a unique street art destination, currently showcasing 70+ murals by 70+ artists – and growing! On June 4th, Clifton Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic between Wilson Avenue and North Broadway and interactive art activities will be hosted by Uptown Church and Cornerstone Community Outreach.
MAJESTIC WALLS PROJECT – June 4-5 | all day
The Majestic Walls project pairs twelve Black artists with twelve Black business owners in Uptown. Each artist will be painting a unique wall mural at Leland and Broadway inspired by the business owner they are paired with.
UPTOWN SIDEWALK SOCIAL – June 4-5 | 12-6pm
Enjoy beer, wine, and seltzer from local breweries and wineries! This pop-up beer garden will be open from 12:00-6:00pm on June 4th and 5th at 4620 North Broadway.
GRACELAND WALLS – June 4-5 | all day
Over fifty artists will paint 4’x4′ panels live during Uptown Art Week on the sidewalk of North Broadway between Leland and Sunnyside Avenues. Once complete, these panels will be installed on the east facing wall of the historic Graceland Cemetery.
YARD WALLS PROJECT – June 4-5 | all day
The Yard Walls project pairs nine women artists with nine women business owners in Uptown. Each artist will be painting a unique wall mural at Sunnyside Avenue and North Broadway inspired by the business owner they are paired with.