North Michigan Avenue is eight spectacular blocks encompassing more than 450 exclusive stores and boutiques, more than 200 restaurants and over 50 hotels- all providing unsurpassable warmth and hospitality. Explore Chicago’s famous architecture by boat, trolley or on foot and learn why North Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago is truly a place that can’t be missed.
It’s been just over 20 years since the inception of the Chicago Tribune North Michigan Avenue Art Festival, and this venerable event continues to highlight the talents of hundreds of artists, while also providing Chicago with one of it’s more enjoyable summer traditions. Original artwork will be on display for the entirety of the weekend. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet the creators of the art on display; commission a specific piece, ask questions about techniques, learn the sources of their inspirations, and purchase fine works of art.
An Art Giveaway will give festival patrons an opportunity to win artwork by participating mixed media artist Jennifer Ardolino. The prize, an original 51.5" x 23.5" framed watercolor painting titled “Red Fantasy” and valued at $1,200.00, will be on display at her booth throughout the weekend where registration will also take place. The winning ticket will be drawn at 4:00 pm on Sunday. To learn more about Jennifer Ardolino and explore her gallery visit her website at www.jaart.com. No purchase is necessary to participate in this giveaway.
See you in the Windy City for a great weekend of art!