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Lillstreet Art Center

4401 N. Ravenswood Ave., Chicago, IL 60640


Visit Chicago’s largest visual arts center. Founded in 1975, Lillstreet Art Center is a large community of artists and students working side-by-side in a friendly environment, which encourages and inspires artistic growth in the individual. Our center on Ravenswood Ave., boasts state-of-art equipment and more than 800 art classes and workshops to choose from each year. We support the arts through educational classes for adults and youth, an artist-in-residency program, a gallery with local and national work, studio space, an outreach program, and an arts-based professional development program. Join us for free events throughout the year such as, open houses, art fairs, and gallery receptions or stop by anytime to browse our unique artisan gift shop and have a bite in the café.

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