You'll enjoy visiting these 15 mighty independent art galleries in Chicago

by Carrie Bradon | Mar. 8, 2018, 6:36am |

 As everything in our world changes, so does art and it will continue to evolve with the human experience.

Art has always been one of the most valuable forms of human expression; so much so that during World War II artwork was stolen by the Germans and it took years of searching to recover the lost treasures. As everything in our world changes, so does art and it will continue to evolve with the human experience. 

Chicago is well known as being an artistic city, but many people do not realize how much non-literary art can be found in the city. Here are 15 mighty independent art galleries in Chicago that will wow you.

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Prospectus Art Gallery

1210 W. 18th St., Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 733-6132
Prospectus is a small gallery that is great for a relaxing afternoon outing.

The Leigh Gallery

3306 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 472-1865
The Leigh Gallery is eclectic, featuring all kinds of art and many artists' works.

Jackson Junge Gallery

1389 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 227-7900
Jackson Junge is unique and quirky for those looking for a less conventional type of gallery.

Galerie F

2415 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60647
(872) 817-7067
Galerie F is a wonderful expression of Chicago art and many of the pieces are for sale.

Art Institute of Chicago

111 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 443-3600
This museum, gallery and art school is a great experience and a true landmark in the Chicago art scene.

NYCH Art Gallery

643 W. 18th St., Chicago, IL 60616
(773) 413-9565
NYCH features loads of local artists.

Mars Gallery

1139 W. Fulton Market St., Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 226-7808
Mars Gallery is an art gallery that can be rented out for events, making it a versatile space.

Catawampus Gallery

1579 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60622
(708) 253-2094
Catawampus is a lovely gallery in the Wicker Park area.

David Leonardis Gallery

1346 N. Paulina St., Chicago, IL 60622
(312) 863-9045
David Leonardis features lots of modern pop art.

Vertical Gallery

1016 N. Western Ave., Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 697-3846
Vertical Gallery is yet another modern art space for those who enjoy eclectic expressions.

Morpho Gallery

5216 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 878-4255
Morpho will have you inspired by the many creations that they have to exhibit.

Lawrence & Clark Gallery

4755 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60640
Lawrence & Clark constantly rotates its art, giving you a different experience to explore on any given day.

Gallery Guichard

436 E. 47th St., Chicago, IL 60653
(773) 791-7003
Guichard will blow your mind thanks to the skill of the artists who have their pieces on display.

The Studio 312

3520 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago, IL 60647
(312) 453-9392
The Studio 312 is a fun art studio meets gallery in Logan Square.

Chicago Art Exchange

1530 S. State St., Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 808-1958
The Chicago Art Exchange features high-end artistic creations.

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