Free Hyde Park 57th Street Art Fair in Chicago – June 7-8, 2014

Come out on June 7 & 8 for the FREE 2014 57th Street Art Fair as once again artists and art lovers reunite at Chicago’s oldest juried art fair in the streets of the historic Hyde Park neighborhood. Spend a relaxing day enjoying the fair, meeting and talking with artists from around the country at our annual event. Designed and dedicated to those that create and appreciate quality pieces of all varieties, we know you will find art to capture your heart in this family friendly, alcohol free environment. free 57th street art fair in chicago 2012Whether you are looking for glass, jewelry, leather, photography, printmaking, painting, sculpture, wood, ceramics or fiber – you are sure to find something special at this one of a kind event. Hands on activities and playgrounds for the kids, along with food to please everyone’s palate available from multiple venues, will make for a pleasurable day.

 

The 57th Street Art Fair is a two-day outdoor celebration of the visual arts held in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago, adjacent to the University of Chicago campus and the home of President Barack Obama.  Once again as artists and art lovers reunite at Chicago’s oldest juried art fair in the Midwest, our fair typically features the work of 200-250 exhibitors. Most are returning artists, but each year between 50 and 75 new exhibitors are invited to participate by a jury made up of collectors, critics, curators and artists.

The goal of the 57th Street Art Fair is to provide a venue for creators of quality fine art and fine craft to meet with the art-buying public. Whether you are looking for glass, jewelry, leather, photography, printmaking, painting, sculpture, wood, ceramics or fiber — you are sure to find something special at this one of a kind event.

 

The 57th Street Art Fair takes place on 57th Street in the historic Hyde Park neighborhood (around vicinity of William H Ray Elementary School at 5631 S Kimbark Chicago, IL 60637), six miles south of the Chicago Loop off Lake Shore Drive. The Art Fair is FREE and open to the public. In addition to over 250 artist booths, visitors will find a family friendly and alcohol free environment. There are hands on activities and playgrounds for the kids along with food to please everyone’s palate available for purchase at multiple venues.free 57th street art fair

Hyde Park is home to the University of Chicago as well as many unique independent bookshops, cafes and a plethora of other cultural events, activities and venues. Hyde Park is a lovely neighborhood setting for the Midwest’s oldest art fair!

 

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