Friday Schedule

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11AM-10PM: Self-Guided Art Walk | See mobile map on home page (hours vary by business)

Stroll & Soirée

Andersonville stays up late on the Friday night of Arts Week! Join our area businesses for a night of celebration, with artist receptions and treats at over 50 locations! The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce will also pop-up at the Arts Week Headquarters at 5202 N Clark.

6-10PM: ARTS WEEK HEADQUARTERS (at 5202 N Clark from October 13-15) | Pick up Arts Week Guides, meet friends before heading out for the Stroll and Soirée, ask questions about the weekend’s festivities, and visit the kick-off of our City Made Handmade Market, Indoor location

Featured Artists:
Bret Grafton of Sound Off Design, prints/clothing
Hot Tix, League of Chicago Theatres – discounted theatre tickets
Lilla Barn, children’s clothing
Lily Niedererem, painting
Michelle Starbuck Designs, jewelry
Oorn, illustration/stationary/caricatures
Orange Beautiful, art prints/greeting cards
Pancake Town, podcast
Sophia Reyes, women’s clothing

Performances @ Arts Week Headquarters:
7-9PM: John Lamm, busking outside 5202 N Clark – acoustic guitar

Stroll & Soirée Neighborhood Parties
Please reference the mobile map on the home page, or pick up an Andersonville Arts Week Guide at participating locations and the Arts Week Headquarters prior to departing for the Stroll & Soirée party crawl – there are over 50 locations to visit with artist receptions, special offers, and late hours!

AKIRA | Open until 10PM: Buy One Get One and  50% Off all FULL PRICED Goods

Andersonville Antiques | Open until 9PM

Andersonville Cryotherapy & Athletic Recovery Center | 5-8PM: Wine and appetizers

Andersonville Galleria | Open until 9PM: Various artist demos

Andersonville Insurance | Open until 10PM: Reception with artist Janna Jackson

Be Yoga Andersonville | 7:30-10PM: Artist reception and 9-year anniversary party featuring live yoga demonstrations.

Berman Architecture | 6-10PM: Artist reception with Jed Morganstein, Alex Zonis, and Joel Berman

Brimfield | Open until 9PM: Live music by The VandaBobs in the upstairs space with refreshments, and 20% off all furniture

Candyality | Open until 9PM: Candy and whiskey pairings with KOVAL Distillery from 6-8PM

Cassona Home Furnishings | Open until 10PM

CBD Kratom | Open until 10PM

Cheetah Gym | Open until 10PM

Chicago Mindful Psychotherapy | 6-10PM: Artist reception with Rachel Ahava Rosenfeld and live music from singer/songwriter, Odea

Chiropractic for Life | 5-10PM: Artist reception with Anna Todaro, Susan Borelli, and Bryan Worley with wine and crudités

City Olive | 6-8PM: Sample olive oils from Spain and enjoy a glass of Sangria

Dollop Diner | Open until 10PM: Artist reception for Valerie Kahan with lite bites and cash bar. Also featuring busker Adam Gianforte on violin outside from 7-9PM

Early to Bed | 6-9PM: Curated group show of Erotic Art, opening reception

Fireside Restaurant | Open until 4AM: Between 5-10PM, a portion of dining sales will be donated to hosted artist organization, Neumann Family Services

First Slice | Open until 10PM: Artist reception with Janet Tonya and community knitting project with Lisa Whiting at 7PM

Foursided | 6-10PM: Meet the Makers – Edgewater Candles pop-up with owners/creators Mark Towns and Stephen Pearlman. Meet the artist reception with Todd Mack. Wine and nibbles provided

IloIlo Custom Framing | 6-10PM: Reception with artist Ginger M. Tunzi of Sartorial Pastels with food and drink

Jerry’s | Open until 12AM

Kopi Café | Open until 12AM

Lady Gregory’s | Open until 2AM: Special performance by Mariachi Sirenas in front of new Octavio location from 8-9PM

Las Manos Gallery | 5-9PM: Artist reception for Jessie Mott, Michelle Peterson Albandoz, and Michael McGuire

Lawrence & Clark | 6-9PM: New paintings by artist James Galloway, and electronic music by Stephen Jake O’Donnell

Little Bad Wolf | Open until 2AM: To compliment the artwork by Adam Fox a special cocktail will be available

Martha Mae: Art Supplies & Beautiful Things | Open until 9PM: Artist reception with Jean Cate and Andrew Jessup

Milk Handmade | Open until 10PM: KOVAL whiskey and liqour tasting and weaving demonstrations by artist Lydia Crespo at 7PM and 9PM

Murray & White | 6-10PM: Reception for the Artists from the Misericordia Creative Arts Program. On display and for sale will be paintings, pottery, beadwork, and art printed decorative home accessories. All proceeds from artwork and merchandise sales goes directly to Misericordia. Handmade petit fours and desserts from the Misericordia Hearts & Flours Bakery provided with Champagne. Also featuring busker Thomas Perry on guitar outside from 7-9PM

Norcross and Scott | 6-9PM: Meet artist Chris Pappan artist reception with food and cocktails by Vincent Restaurant

On the Rocks | Open until 9PM: Live painting by artist Tom Loranz

Philadelphia Church | 6-10PM: Celebration reception with refreshments, music, and mingling with the artists

Pork Shoppe | Open until 10PM

Presence | Open until 9PM

Ranalli’s of Andersonville | Open until 12AM

Raven Theatre | 7:30PM: Performance of Choir Boy. Tickets and info at

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble | 8PM: Performance of Alias Grace, Tickets and info at

Robert Jeffrey Hair Studio | 7-11PM: Artist reception for Frederick Walter Kitsch

Scout | Open until 9PM

Sidewinder Gallery | 3-9PM: Neo-Nouveau’ show closing reception. Serving Prosecco

SIR SPA | 6-10PM: Cocktail reception for artists Salvador Campos

Steep Theatre | 8PM: Performance of The Invisible Hand. Tickets and info at

StudioUs | 8-10PM: Opening reception for Danielle Chutinthranond of Monsoon Pottery with live hip-hop by Keith Harris

Swedish American Museum | 6-10PM: Opening reception for Sidewalks and Lampposts: 31 Collages by Gordon Strömberg

The Coffee Studio | Open until 10PM: Artist reception with Molly Costello

The Guesthouse Hotel | 6-9PM: Meet the Artists reception with Tania Rodamilans, Katherine Anne Confections and ISz, with special guests Chicago Magic Lounge and The Sacred Ways: REIKI treatments

The SoFo Tap | Open until 2AM

The Wooden Spoon | 6:30PM: Couples Cooking with Comedy Class featuring The pH Comedy Theater. Please call (773) 293-3190 for availability

Transistor | Open until 9PM: Artist reception with lamp maker Jenn Bleiman

Transit Tees |6-9PM: View live screen printing of the official Andersonville Arts Week tote bag! Stop by the store to see printing demonstrations and pick up a free tote – limited quantity available. Transit Tees will have the full process from art concept and pencil drawings all the way to finished printed product on display for visitors to explore. Composite silk screens of Transit Tees most iconic designs will be available to purchase

TrueNorth Cafe | Open until 9PM

Women & Children First | Open until 10PM: Live music and wine reception

Off-site Dance

8PM: Gus Giordano Dance School at Mayne Stage (1328 W Morse) | ALL THAT JAZZ  Benefit, the 1st Annual Benefit for The Gus Giordano Jazz Legacy Foundation. Tickets and info at

Off-site Literary

7PM: Women & Children First at Wilson Abbey (935 W. Wilson) | Nasty Women author conversation and book-signing featuring Samantha Irby, Kate Harding, Megan Stielstra, Samhita Mukhopadhyay, and Women & Children First co-owner Sarah Hollenbeck. Tickets available online

Click below to view daily schedules, or download the Andersonville Arts Week Guide