There's a heatwave in the Wicker Park and Bucktown art scene

Date: 
03/12/2021
HaerimLeeGraypainting

Object and subjective painting by Haerim Lee in "Autoethnography" at Heaven Gallery

This early March heatwave continues with the neighborhood art scene! Get the latest updates with our WPB Weekend Arts Guide.

Please note that the current situation has a lot of businesses adapting quickly. Hours listed here may not be exact and are subject to change at any moment. Please check in with a business before visiting in person and be patient and understanding if hours differ from those here or a space has elected to change their reopening strategy.

Be sure to always wear a mask in public, in businesses, and while on public ways with others. Wash your hands frequently and remain properly distanced. Always respect a business' customer limit, health practices, and hygiene requirements. 


WEEKEND HAPPENINGS


AUDIOTREE
Retirement Party: Live Stream from Lincoln Hall: Thursday, March 11 - 8 p.m.
Growing Concerns Poetry Collective Live Stream: Friday, March 12 - 1 p.m.
Shop online, explore digital archives, playlists, and stream live performances
Follow on FacebookInstagramTwitter, and YouTube 

 


BORDEL
Open for Limited Hours 
Vaudeville: Thursday, March 11 - 7 p.m.
Flamenco: Friday, March 12 - 7 p.m.
Follow on Facebook and Instagram
Support by purchasing a gift card 

 


CHOP SHOP: 1st WARD EVENTS
Open for Limited Hours
The Pandamnits: Friday, March 12 - 6:00pm to 9 p.m.
Brunch & Beats
: Saturday, March 13 - 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 
Support by making a donation or purchasing a gift card or a print 

 


ESCAPE ARTISTRY
Offering Limited In-Person & Virtual Experiences & Escapes
Six Room Interactive Mystery: Friday, March 12 - 6 p.m.
Support the Artists' Resource Mobilization Mask-ER-Aid or buy a mask
Follow on FacebookInstagramLinkedInTripadvisorTwitter, and YouTube 
Support by purchasing the gift of a future room escape 

 


FIREFLY FIBER ARTS STUDIO
Open By Appointment Only
Current Trunk Show: Blu Fibers Co.
Virtual Stitching Hour: Saturday, March 13 - 2 to 4 p.m.
Shop Online and Explore Virtual & Private Lessons 
Follow on Facebook and Instagram 

 


HEAVEN GALLERY
Open for Limited Hours 
Opening Exhibitions: Autoethnography & The View From Above/Below  
     Opening Day Friday, March 12 - 1 to 6 p.m.
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 
Support by making a donation 

 


THE HIDEOUT
Hideout Online Livestream

Friday, March 12:
     LP's Happy Hour - 5 p.m.
Shop Online
Follow on FacebookInstagramTwitter, and YouTube 
Support by making a donation or purchasing Hideout "Bucks" 
OR purchase one of the above prints by Dmitry Samarov 

 


OUT OF SITE CHICAGO
Hosting Virtual Content
Artist Focus: Regin Igloria: Saturday, March 13 - 11:15 a.m. on Twitch
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 

 


VOLUMES BOOKCAFE
Open for Limited Hours
Virtual Story Time: Saturday, March 13 - 10:30 a.m. on Facebook Live
Shop Online: Limited shipping, pickup & delivery available
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 
Support by making a donation purchasing a gift card 

 


ONGOING EXHIBITIONS


AGITATOR CO-OPERATIVE GALLERY
Explore online archives, virtual evens, and social media content
Current Virtual Exhibition: Get Art / Give Back: 31 artists in 31 days
Follow on Facebook and Instagram 
Support by becoming a patron 



DAVID LEONARDIS GALLERY
Open for Regular Hours
Current Exhibition: Matt Lamb: Works on Paper 
Shop Online
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and YouTube 



FIRECAT PROJECTS
Open with Limited Hours

Current Exhibition: New World/New Art: Tom Billings & Sam Rosby 
Follow on Facebook and Instagram 



GALLERY CAFE
Open for Limited Hours
Current Exhibition: Momentum
Shop Online
Follow on Facebook and Instagram 
Support by purchasing a gift card 

 


LVL3 GALLERY
Open for Regular Hours and By Appointment
Current Exhibition: 11
Gallery hosts a variety of online and virtual content 
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Tumblr 

 


LITTLE BROKEN THINGS
Open for Regular Hours by Appointment
Current Exhibition: This Will Take Time: Collages by Isabelle Katoris 
Follow on Facebook and Instagram 
Support by making a donation 

 


ROOTS & CULTURE 
Open By Appointment Only 
Current Exhibition: Bodies Immersed
Online content and archived exhibitions
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 
Support by making a donation 

 


SPRINGBOARD ARTS
Now Open By Appointment Only
Current Exhibition: Momentum 
Shop Online 
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 

 


VERTICAL GALLERY
Open for Limited Hours
Current Exhibition: Cadaver One: Alex Krueger a.k.a. CROP
Shop Online 
Follow on FacebookInstagramPinterest, and Twitter 

 


OPEN BUSINESSES 


CHALLENGERS COMICS + CONVERSATION
Open for Limited Hours
Shop Online: Pickup and shipping still available
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter, and YouTube 
Support by purchasing a gift card 

 


DUSTY GROOVE
Open for Limited Hours with Addition Pickup Window Hours
Shop Online: Shipping available 
Follow on FacebookInstagramPinterest, and Twitter 

 


EXIT
Open for Limited Hours
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 
Support by making a donation or purchasing a print or Tiny Guide


ID CHICAGO
Open for Limited Hours
Shop Online
Follow on FacebookInstagramPinterest, and Twitter 

 


JACKSON JUNGE GALLERY
Open for Regular Hours
Shop Online: Shipping, pickup, and local delivery available
Follow on FacebookInstagramLinkedIn, and Twitter 
Support by purchasing a gift card 

 


LINE DOT EDITIONS
Open for Regular Hours
Shop Online
Follow on FacebookInstagramPinterest, and Twitter 

 


MYOPIC BOOKSTORE
Open for Limited Hours
Follow on Facebook and Instagram 

 


NEIGHBORLY
Open for Limited Hours
Shop Online: Pickup and shipping Available
Follow on FacebookInstagramPinterest, and Twitter 
Support by making a donation and purchasing a gift card or gift box 
Or sponsor a front line worker's care package 

 


QUIMBY'S BOOKSTORE
Open for Limited Hours
Shop Online: Curbside pickup and mail order available
Follow on FacebookFlickrInstagram, the Quimblog, their podcast, and Twitter 
Support by purchasing a gift card or Quimby's schwag 

 


RECKLESS RECORDS
Open for Limited Hours
Shop Online: Delivery and pickup available
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 
Support by purchasing a gift card 

 


ROBIN RICHMAN INC.
Open for Limited Hours

Shop Online 
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 

 


SHUGA RECORDS 
Open for Limited Hours
Shop Online: Local pickup & shipping available
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 
Support by making a donation or purchasing a gift card 

 


SIDESHOW GALLERY 
Open for Limited Hours

Shop Online: Delivery or pickup options available
Follow on Facebook and Instagram 
Support by purchasing a gift card 

 


STORE B VINTAGE
Open for Limited Hours
Shop Online with various platforms
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 

 


TOY DE JOUR: VINTAGE, TOYS, ARTS & FARTS
Open for Limited Hours and By Appointment
Shop Online
: Shipping and curbside pickup available

Follow on FacebookInstagramTwitter, and YouTube 
Support by purchasing a gift card 

 


Virtual Spaces & Online Shopping


COLLABORACTION
Hosting Virtual Events and Resources
Follow on FacebookInstagramTwitter, and YouTube 
Support by making a donation or becoming a regular donor 

 


CONCORD MUSIC HALL 
Activity Pages

Follow on FacebookInstagramSnapchat, and Twitter 
Support by making a donation 

 


DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET
Hosting Virtual Events on Social Media

Follow on Facebook and Twitter 
Support by making a donation 

 


DORIAN'S: THROUGH THE RECORD SHOP 
Order a Quarantine Care Package or Fundraiser Set for Pickup 
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Spotify 
Support by making a donation 

 


FREE STREET THEATER
Hosting Virtual Content

Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 
Support by making a donation 

 


LANGER OVER DICKIE
Hosting Virtual Content
Shop Online
Follow on Facebook and Instagram 
Support by making a donation 

 


NO NATION ART GALLERY & TANGENTIAL UNSPACE LAB
Hosting Virtual Content
Follow on Facebook and Instagram 

 


TRAP DOOR THEATRE
Hosting and Sharing Virtual Content
Watch Past Productions on Vimeo 
Follow on FacebookTwitter, and YouTube 
Support by making a donation 

 


VIDEO GAME ART GALLERY
Hosting and Sharing Virtual Content and the VGA Reader
Shop Online and play:
     Consume Me 
     Everything is going to be OK 
     how do you Do It 
     Lieve Oma 
     This Is Just A Normal, Run-Of-The-Mill Walking Simulator And Everything Is Fine, Don’t Worry About It 
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 
Support by making a donation  

 


VITTUM THEATER & ADVENTURE STAGE 
Hosting and Sharing Virtual Content
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 
Support by purchasing a ticket or making a donation 

 


WICKER PARK SECRET AGENT SUPPLY CO. & 826CHI
Shop Online: Pickup, shipping, and local delivery available
Follow on Facebook and Instagram 
Support by making a donation 

 


YOUNG CHICAGO AUTHORS
Hosting online and virtual programming 
Follow on FacebookInstagramTwitter, and YouTube 
Support by making a donation 

 


Ongoing Fundraisers


CHOPIN THEATRE
Follow on Facebook and Instagram 
Support by making a donation 

 


THE COMEDY CLUBHOUSE
Follow on Facebook
Support by making a donation

 


THE DEN THEATRE
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter
Support staff by making a donation or the venue as a regular donor 

 


EQUITY ARTS
Follow on Facebook and Instagram
Support by making a donation 

 


RAINBO CLUB
Follow on Instagram
Support by making a donation 

 


SUBTERRANEAN 
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 
Support by making a donationordering food, or buying a gift cardshirt, or print


LOCATIONS

 

 

WEEKEND ARTS GUIDE (3/11-3/14/2021)

 
By: WPB Arts
Sponsors: Wicker Park Bucktown SSA33
Date: March 11, 2021 - March 14, 2021

Image Credit: Object and subjective painting (gray paint with scrape), by Haerim Lee, as seen in Autoethnography, opening this weekend at Heaven Gallery.

This early March heatwave continues with the neighborhood art scene! Get the latest updates with our WPB Weekend Arts Guide.

Please note that the current situation has a lot of businesses adapting quickly. Hours listed here may not be exact and are subject to change at any moment. Please check in with a business before visiting in person and be patient and understanding if hours differ from those here or a space has elected to change their reopening strategy. And be sure to always wear a mask in public, in businesses, and while on public ways with others. Wash your hands frequently and remain properly distanced. Always respect a business' customer limit, health practices, and hygiene requirements. 


Weekend Happenings


AUDIOTREE
Retirement Party: Live Stream from Lincoln Hall: Thursday, March 11 - 8:00pm 
Growing Concerns Poetry Collective Live Stream: Friday, March 12 - 1:00pm
Shop online, explore digital archives, playlists, and stream live performances
Follow on FacebookInstagramTwitter, and YouTube 


BORDEL
Open for Limited Hours 
Vaudeville: Thursday, March 11 - 7:00pm
Flamenco: Friday, March 12 - 7:00pm
Follow on Facebook and Instagram
Support by purchasing a gift card 


CHOP SHOP: 1st WARD EVENTS
Open for Limited Hours
The Pandamnits: Friday, March 12 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Brunch & Beats
: Saturday, March 13 - 11:00am to 4:00pm 
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 
Support by making a donation or purchasing a gift card or a print 


ESCAPE ARTISTRY
Offering Limited In-Person & Virtual Experiences & Escapes
Six Room Interactive Mystery: Friday, March 12 - 6:00pm
Support the Artists' Resource Mobilization Mask-ER-Aid or buy a mask
Follow on FacebookInstagramLinkedInTripadvisorTwitter, and YouTube 
Support by purchasing the gift of a future room escape 


FIREFLY FIBER ARTS STUDIO
Open By Appointment Only
Current Trunk Show: Blu Fibers Co.
Virtual Stitching Hour: Saturday, March 13 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Shop Online and Explore Virtual & Private Lessons 
Follow on Facebook and Instagram 


HEAVEN GALLERY
Open for Limited Hours 
Opening Exhibitions: Autoethnography & The View From Above/Below  
     Opening Day Friday, March 12 - 1:00pm to 6:00pm
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 
Support by making a donation 


THE HIDEOUT
Hideout Online Livestream

Friday, March 12:
     LP's Happy Hour - 5:00pm
Shop Online
Follow on FacebookInstagramTwitter, and YouTube 
Support by making a donation or purchasing Hideout "Bucks" 
OR purchase one of the above prints by Dmitry Samarov 


OUT OF SITE CHICAGO
Hosting Virtual Content
Artist Focus: Regin Igloria: Saturday, March 13 - 11:15am on Twitch
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 


VOLUMES BOOKCAFE
Open for Limited Hours
Virtual Story Time: Saturday, March 13 - 10:30am on Facebook Live
Shop Online: Limited shipping, pickup & delivery available
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 
Support by making a donation purchasing a gift card 


Ongoing Exhibitions


AGITATOR CO-OPERATIVE GALLERY
Explore online archives, virtual evens, and social media content
Current Virtual Exhibition: Get Art / Give Back: 31 artists in 31 days
Follow on Facebook and Instagram 
Support by becoming a patron 


DAVID LEONARDIS GALLERY
Open for Regular Hours
Current Exhibition: Matt Lamb: Works on Paper 
Shop Online
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and YouTube 


FIRECAT PROJECTS
Open with Limited Hours

Current Exhibition: New World/New Art: Tom Billings & Sam Rosby 
Follow on Facebook and Instagram 


GALLERY CAFE
Open for Limited Hours
Current Exhibition: Momentum
Shop Online
Follow on Facebook and Instagram 
Support by purchasing a gift card 


LVL3 GALLERY
Open for Regular Hours and By Appointment
Current Exhibition: 11
Gallery hosts a variety of online and virtual content 
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Tumblr 


LITTLE BROKEN THINGS
Open for Regular Hours by Appointment
Current Exhibition: This Will Take Time: Collages by Isabelle Katoris 
Follow on Facebook and Instagram 
Support by making a donation 


ROOTS & CULTURE 
Open By Appointment Only 
Current Exhibition: Bodies Immersed
Online content and archived exhibitions
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 
Support by making a donation 


SPRINGBOARD ARTS
Now Open By Appointment Only
Current Exhibition: Momentum 
Shop Online 
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 


VERTICAL GALLERY
Open for Limited Hours
Current Exhibition: Cadaver One: Alex Krueger a.k.a. CROP
Shop Online 
Follow on FacebookInstagramPinterest, and Twitter 


Open Businesses 


CHALLENGERS COMICS + CONVERSATION
Open for Limited Hours
Shop Online: Pickup and shipping still available
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter, and YouTube 
Support by purchasing a gift card 


DUSTY GROOVE
Open for Limited Hours with Addition Pickup Window Hours
Shop Online: Shipping available 
Follow on FacebookInstagramPinterest, and Twitter 


EXIT
Open for Limited Hours
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 
Support by making a donation or purchasing a print or Tiny Guide


ID CHICAGO
Open for Limited Hours
Shop Online
Follow on FacebookInstagramPinterest, and Twitter 


JACKSON JUNGE GALLERY
Open for Regular Hours
Shop Online: Shipping, pickup, and local delivery available
Follow on FacebookInstagramLinkedIn, and Twitter 
Support by purchasing a gift card 


LINE DOT EDITIONS
Open for Regular Hours
Shop Online
Follow on FacebookInstagramPinterest, and Twitter 


MYOPIC BOOKSTORE
Open for Limited Hours
Follow on Facebook and Instagram 


NEIGHBORLY
Open for Limited Hours
Shop Online: Pickup and shipping Available
Follow on FacebookInstagramPinterest, and Twitter 
Support by making a donation and purchasing a gift card or gift box 
Or sponsor a front line worker's care package 


QUIMBY'S BOOKSTORE
Open for Limited Hours
Shop Online: Curbside pickup and mail order available
Follow on FacebookFlickrInstagram, the Quimblog, their podcast, and Twitter 
Support by purchasing a gift card or Quimby's schwag 


RECKLESS RECORDS
Open for Limited Hours
Shop Online: Delivery and pickup available
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 
Support by purchasing a gift card 


ROBIN RICHMAN INC.
Open for Limited Hours

Shop Online 
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 


SHUGA RECORDS 
Open for Limited Hours
Shop Online: Local pickup & shipping available
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 
Support by making a donation or purchasing a gift card 


SIDESHOW GALLERY 
Open for Limited Hours

Shop Online: Delivery or pickup options available
Follow on Facebook and Instagram 
Support by purchasing a gift card 


STORE B VINTAGE
Open for Limited Hours
Shop Online with various platforms
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 


TOY DE JOUR: VINTAGE, TOYS, ARTS & FARTS
Open for Limited Hours and By Appointment
Shop Online
: Shipping and curbside pickup available

Follow on FacebookInstagramTwitter, and YouTube 
Support by purchasing a gift card 


Virtual Spaces & Online Shopping


COLLABORACTION
Hosting Virtual Events and Resources
Follow on FacebookInstagramTwitter, and YouTube 
Support by making a donation or becoming a regular donor 


CONCORD MUSIC HALL 
Activity Pages

Follow on FacebookInstagramSnapchat, and Twitter 
Support by making a donation 


DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET
Hosting Virtual Events on Social Media

Follow on Facebook and Twitter 
Support by making a donation 


DORIAN'S: THROUGH THE RECORD SHOP 
Order a Quarantine Care Package or Fundraiser Set for Pickup 
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Spotify 
Support by making a donation 


FREE STREET THEATER
Hosting Virtual Content

Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 
Support by making a donation 


LANGER OVER DICKIE
Hosting Virtual Content
Shop Online
Follow on Facebook and Instagram 
Support by making a donation 


NO NATION ART GALLERY & TANGENTIAL UNSPACE LAB
Hosting Virtual Content
Follow on Facebook and Instagram 


TRAP DOOR THEATRE
Hosting and Sharing Virtual Content
Watch Past Productions on Vimeo 
Follow on FacebookTwitter, and YouTube 
Support by making a donation 


VIDEO GAME ART GALLERY
Hosting and Sharing Virtual Content and the VGA Reader
Shop Online and play:
     Consume Me 
     Everything is going to be OK 
     how do you Do It 
     Lieve Oma 
     This Is Just A Normal, Run-Of-The-Mill Walking Simulator And Everything Is Fine, Don’t Worry About It 
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 
Support by making a donation  


VITTUM THEATER & ADVENTURE STAGE 
Hosting and Sharing Virtual Content
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 
Support by purchasing a ticket or making a donation 


WICKER PARK SECRET AGENT SUPPLY CO. & 826CHI
Shop Online: Pickup, shipping, and local delivery available
Follow on Facebook and Instagram 
Support by making a donation 


YOUNG CHICAGO AUTHORS
Hosting online and virtual programming 
Follow on FacebookInstagramTwitter, and YouTube 
Support by making a donation 


Ongoing Fundraisers


CHOPIN THEATRE
Follow on Facebook and Instagram 
Support by making a donation 


THE COMEDY CLUBHOUSE
Follow on Facebook
Support by making a donation


THE DEN THEATRE
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter
Support staff by making a donation or the venue as a regular donor 


EQUITY ARTS
Follow on Facebook and Instagram
Support by making a donation 

 


RAINBO CLUB
Follow on Instagram
Support by making a donation 


SUBTERRANEAN 
Follow on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter 
Support by making a donationordering food, or buying a gift cardshirt, or print


LOCATIONS

 
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