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GOLD COAST ART FAIR AT GRANT PARK

IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS • JUN 20-21 • 10-6 DAILY


Get ready for the return of the “Granddaddy of American Art Festivals”! Rated as one of the top 40 juried art festivals in the country, the Gold Coast Art Fair at Grant Park welcomes more than 300 artists from around the world to downtown Chicago. Exceptional artwork of all mediums, ranging in price from $25 to $25,000, will draw hundreds of thousands of art enthusiasts to Grant Park’s beautiful Butler Field.

Celebrate the summer season with an art-filled experience at the 58th annual Gold Coast Art Fair. Take in the art action with incredible demonstrations by artists, live music, and interactive art projects. Go for a spin on the Spin Art machine to create a masterpiece of spiraled and splashes of paint.  Savor the summer sun and Chicago’s stunning skyline in the city’s iconic Grant Park.

Enjoy a Stella, fabulous food, and live music in one of our three Food, Music & Beer Oases! It’s all here at the Gold Coast Art Fair at Grant Park in Chicago, Illinois!

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2014 Festival Artists

Gold Coast Art Fair at Grant Park features the art of the following artists. Subject to change.

Artists Info (booth #)

Julia Garcia (57)
Woody Smith (558)
Michael Scott Kent (24)
Rebecca McIntyre & Julie Spangler (559)
Heather Hug (430)
Steven Wirtz (522)
Steve Ward (80)
Cheryl Ward (79)
Victoria Varga & Daniel Brouder (532)
Alla Tsank (496.7)
Michael Thiele (516)
Paz Sintes (503)
Irena Saparnis (44)
Peter Rujuwa (172)
Jane Robinson (526)

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Visitor Information

WHAT: The 58th annual Gold Coast Art Fair
WHERE: Grant Park’s Butler Field at the corner of Monroe and Lake Shore Drive Chicago, Illinois 60603: There will be construction on 90/94. Use Lake Shore Drive as much as possible.
WHEN: June 20-21, 2015
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
COST: Suggested donation of $5 for Chicago Park District’s Art Programs
HIGHLIGHTS: Incredible artwork, live music, great food and fun activities for kids make the Gold Coast Art Fair a destination for all! See the masters at work with live art demos and speed-painting taking place throughout the weekend. Nearby attractions, including Millennium Park and the Art Institute, add to the perfect day exploring Chicago and the Gold Coast Art Fair at Grant Park.

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Enjoy 3 FREE guided tours with art fair director, Amy Amdur!
Saturday
2:00 PM - Art for Small Spaces
Sunday
1:00 PM – Big Art, Big Impact
2:00 PM – Picture Perfect: Tips for Collecting Photography
Meet up location for these tours is at the Information tent on the corner of Monroe and Columbus.
Schedule Based on 2014. Times and Topics Subject to Change

Getting There

The festival is located in downtown Chicago at the intersection of Monroe and Lake Shore Drive.

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CTA

Take Green, Orange, Brown or Purple CTA lines to Adams/Wabash.Take the Red and Blue Line subways to Jackson.Take bus 130 from Ogilvie Transportation Center and Union Station.

Questions?

Need more information? Call the office 847-926-4300 or email info@amdurproductions.com with any additional questions or requests.

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2014 TASTY TREATS

  • Ninas Mexican Grill
    Nina's Mexica Food
  • Maui Wowi
    Maui Wowi
  • Baja Smoothies
  • Mediterranean Cuisine
    Mediterranean Cuisine
  • Hey Brothers Fine Ice Cream
    Hey Brother's Ice Cream

2014 MUSIC YOU CAN MOVE TO

YOUTH ACTIVITIES

Introducing the Graffiti Wall! You can pick up bright, florescent chalk and express yourself on the 16 feet long, four feet high wall.

Get free souvenir photos at the photo booth! Commemorate your day with a free photo of the family and friends!

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ARTISTS – APPLY TODAY

Applications Coming Soon!

FOOD / MUSIC VENDOR – APPLY TODAY

Paper applications can be mailed to:

Amdur Productions PO Box 550 Highland Park, IL 60035

VIEW THE 2014 FESTIVAL ARTIST AWARDS

Exhibiting artist?

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