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Hopefully, these survive and start to reopen, but here’s the list anyway!

Art is an important thing in Chicago. Between music, dancing, fine arts, musical theatre, and art galleries, there are so many different art forms for you to absorb and learn while you are in Chicago. You may know of the many amazing murals in Chicago, but there are many beautiful art galleries that you need to check out as well. Here is a list of some must-see art galleries in different Chicago neighborhoods.

The Renaissance Society – Hyde Park

5811 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637

The Renaissance Society is a kunsthalle-style museum that presents about 4 exhibits a year from international artists. It focuses on contemporary art and is located at the University of Chicago.

The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture – Logan Square

3015 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60622

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The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture is dedicated to interpreting and teaching the arts and culture of Puerto Rican people. It has featured artwork from  Osvaldo Budet, Elizam Escobar, Antonio Martorell, Ramon Frade Leon, and Lizette Cruz.

Prospectus Art Gallery – Pilsen

1210 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608

If you like to support local Chicago artists, then you need to go to the Prospectus Art Gallery. The gallery features famous Chicago artists and up-and-coming artists as well.

Jackson Junge Gallery – Wicker Park

1389 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Jackson Junge Gallery was established by artist Jackson Junge as a way to exhibiting art from established and emerging artists. The gallery features a wide range of mediums of contemporary art and hand-made crafts.

DePaul Art Museum – Old Town

935 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614

You can find the DePaul Art Museum at DePaul University’s campus. The museum is open to the public and displays 4-9 exhibits each year the represent in international modern and contemporary art.