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GOLD COAST ART FAIR AT GRANT PARK

IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS • JUNE 21 – JUNE 22, 2014 • 10-6 DAILY


Get ready for the return of the “Granddaddy of American Art Festivals”! Rated as one of the top 50 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 on June 21 and June 22, 2014. 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 57th 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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Festival Artists

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

Artists Info (booth #)

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Julia Garcia (57)
Woody Smith (558)
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)
Mariano Pilatti (405)

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Visitor Information

WHAT: The 57th 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: Saturday, June 21, 2014 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.     Sunday, June 22, 2014 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, June 21
2:00 PM - Art for Small Spaces
Sunday, June 22
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.

Questions?

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

Getting There

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

Due to the construction, Westbound Kennedy will be closed from Grand to Ogden and motorists will be unable to use the Ohio/Ontario exits. To bypass this construction, use Lake Shore Drive as much as possible. Otherwise, follow the directions below:

If commuting from the northern suburbs, suggested alternative routes include:

I-290 and US 41 (Lake Shore Drive). Traveling Southbound on US 41, take the Grand Avenue exit toward I-290/Illinois Street/Navy Pier/Wacker Drive. Continue onto E Lower Wacker Drive. Turn left onto N Columbus Drive. Turn right onto E Randolph Street. Turn left onto Michigan Avenue and Grant Park will be on your left.

If taking I-90/94 East, exit onto N Ogden Avenue to W Grand Avenue. Turn left onto W Grand Avenue and turn right onto Michigan Avenue, Grant Park will be on your left.

Alternatively, one taking I-90/94 East can exit onto W North Avenue and turn left onto W LaSalle Drive. Stay right and merge onto Lake Shore Drive heading South. Exit onto E Jackson Drive, turn left onto S Columbus Drive, and Grant Park will be on the right.

Commuters traveling from West and South suburbs will not be affected by construction.

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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.

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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

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Artists needing a paper application, please call 847 926 4300.

FOOD / MUSIC VENDOR – APPLY TODAY

Paper applications can be mailed to:

Amdur Productions PO Box 550 Highland Park, IL 60035

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