gallery 1871 (formerly Chicago Art Source Gallery)

June 2020: The gallery has reopened and we are following strict safety guidelines which include required face masks and maintaining a safe social distance of at least six feet.  Our new hours are Tuesday through Friday 10am-6pm, Saturdays from 10am-5pm and by appointment (we will be closed on Sunday and Monday).  We look forward to seeing you soon!


Located in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood, gallery 1871 is a contemporary art gallery representing over 100 artists, both emerging and established.

gallery 1871 offers a diverse collection of artwork, knowledgeable staff and welcoming environment for both first-time buyers and seasoned collectors. The gallery has cultivated relationships with a wide range of artists who work in varied media and scale, enabling its staff to help clients find that perfect piece through a vast inventory, special commissions, rotating gallery exhibitions and first-class sourcing.

gallery 1871 mounts six themed exhibitions each year and is open to the public six days a week.

Opening receptions typically held on the first night of an exhibition from 5–7 PM

Image: Installation view of Chasing the Sky, 2018

Current and Upcoming Events at gallery 1871 (formerly Chicago Art Source Gallery)

Past Events