May 16th 2011

Free River North Gallery Tour

@ Starbucks

750 N. Franklin

Opening Monday, May 16th, from 11AM - 12:30PM

On view through Saturday, November 5th

The Chicago Gallery News’ gallery tour features Catherine Edelman Gallery,  Ken Saunders Gallery,  Printworks Gallery, and Weinberg/Newton Gallery.
You’ve discovered one of the city’s best kept secrets. Enjoy visiting four different River North galleries on a Saturday morning with a local gallery representative. Your tour guide will teach you about the history of the area, which boasts the highest concentration of galleries in Chicago.

A former manufactering area, what is now known as River North is Chicago’s creative epicenter.

Today, over 40 galleries are within walking distance of the intersection of Superior and Franklin, about a mile west of Michigan Avenue. Each tour sample contemporary paintings, works on paper, photography, glass, sculpture, and ceramics.

Regular tours are free and meet every Saturday, except major holiday weekends, at the Starbucks located at 750 N. Franklin. No reservations required. For private tours up to 20 people, please contact CGN.

Visit for updated tour schedules, gallery information, maps and much more.

Please contact CGN with comments and questions: 312-649-0064 or

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