The Arcade


The Arcade takes its name from the building’s previous incarnation when it was known as The Arcade Building. With sweeping views of Grant Park, the gallery exhibits all media, with a particular focus on providing professional exhibitions by scholarship recipients. Annual exhibitions are created in partnership with the Stuart Abelson Award, which is an annual travel grant administered by the Photography Department, and the Pougialis Fine Art Award presented by the Art & Art History Department, among others.  

Please note: For entry into DEPS spaces, masks are required.

Note: All visitors must RSVP via Eventbrite for entry to the exhibition during open hours. DEPS' galleries will be closed for the holidays from Monday, December 19, 2022, to Sunday, January 8, 2023.

Typical Gallery Hours: MondayFriday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

The Arcade
618 S. Michigan Ave., 2nd floor,
Chicago, IL 60605

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For more information, please contact Mark Porter,

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