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Andersonville Arts Week
October 10, 2017 - October 15, 2017
In its 15th year, the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce will expand Andersonville Arts Week to a week-long celebration October 10 – 15, with over 70 local shops, restaurants, and businesses set to host more than 150 artists. This year’s event will focus on nine specific genres of art: visual, theatre, dance, music, culinary, handmade, kids/family, literary, and public art, with a range of festivities and activities in the works to represent each.
The full schedule for Arts Week will be released in the coming weeks at andersonville.org/aaw. Highlights will include:
• All week: Returning district-wide self-guided art walk to view artists’ work at participating businesses
• Tuesday, October 10: Theatre crawl
• Wednesday, October 11: Andersonville Farmers Market expansion with special performances
• Thursday, October 12: Culinary features and live music
• Friday, October 13: Stroll & Soirée art walk and parties throughout Andersonville. The Swedish American Museum will also be unveiling its new special exhibit in the Raoul Wallenberg gallery featuring Gordon Stromberg’s Chicago street collages.
• Saturday, October 14: Kick-off of outdoor Makers Market in the Swedish American Museum parking lot and Berwyn block party
• Sunday, October 15: Andersonville public art mural reveal