Multiple locations in River North and Merchandise Mart area
This year the River North Design District (RNDD) partners with The River North Arts District Galleries featuring artists paired with designers all curated by Jill Maremont. This year’s highlights include a full lineup of openings and events on Friday September 7th from 5-9pm and special pop ups including a Stosa Cucine kitchen with Dresner Design in collaboration with celebrity artist TUBS in collaboration with Mauricio Ramirez.
Expose your kids to the visual arts with family day on Saturday, September 8th where showrooms are open between 11am and 4pm. Special family events will include sidewalk chalk art, face painting, henna tattoos, story time with milk and cookies, and an ice cream social.
Each participating showroom will be exhibiting designer vignettes from Chicago’s top designers as they showcase living settings highlighting artwork created by some of the brightest stars in the art world today. Showrooms will have extended hours during the event on September 7th until 9pm. The vignettes will be exhibited until October 9th.
September 7, 2018 Schedule of Events:
• 5-9pm: River North Design District Gallery Walk
• 5:30pm: VIP Champagne Kickoff Party at Jesse Chicago / Home Element, with Live Art by Linc Thelen at 745 N Wells. Invitees will be encouraged to participate. The final work will be donated to Designs for Dignity.
Participating Galleries and Showrooms:
Participants for this year’s walk include: PROjECT.interiors featuring Eric Gushee & Amanda Morrison, Hailey Lauren Designs featuring Keysook Geum of Andrew Bae Gallery, Nora Schneider Interior Design featuring Terry O’Neill of Hilton | Asmus Contemporary, JOLIE ID featuring Arthur Meyerson of The Rangefinder Gallery at Tamarkin Camera, Stephen Young Design featuring Rose Freymuth Frazier of Gallery Victor Armendariz, London Walder Interior Design and Devon Grace Interiors featuring Robin Denevan of Addington Gallery, Robin Thomas Design featuring Rene Romero Schuler of Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Adam Siegel of The Golden Triangle, Blutter Shiff Design Associates featuring Linc Thelen, Kadlec Architecture + Design featuring Dylan Martinez of Echt Gallery, MOOD Design + Build featuring Daniel Jacob of Echt Gallery, Stone | Kent featuring Xiaofei Yue of Galerie Waterton, Jasmin Reese Interiors featuring Wendy Franklin of Vale Craft Gallery, Mitchell Channon Design featuring David Yarrow of Hilton | Asmus Contemporary Gallery, Wike | LaFrey featuring Vanessa German of Carl Hammer Gallery, Mia Rao Design featuring Anna Pales of Gruen Gallery, Sarah Dippold Interior Design featuring Gregory Block of Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Steve + Filip Design featuring Mary Ann Papanek-Miller of Jean Albano Gallery, and Rick Beck at Ken Saunders Gallery.