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Art Thu Jan 28 2010

Guided Tours of River North/ West Loop Galleries

MexcianRetablosatByronRoche.jpgIt's a relaxing way to spend your Saturdays: Chicago Gallery News leads a free tour every Saturday (rain, snow or shine) through various River North galleries and every sixth Saturday (the next taking place on Jan. 30) they host a guided West Loop gallery tour.

So that means this Saturday, there are two tours to choose from--or do both.

The River North Tour will meet at Starbucks, 750 N. Franklin St. at 11am and will be lead by Addington Gallery. The tour will be showcasing Byron Roche Gallery, 750 N. Franklin St. (which opens Jan. 30 and will be Roche's last showing in this space), Ken Saunders Gallery, 230 W. Superior St., Jennifer Norback Gallery, 215 W. Huron St. and then Addington Gallery, 704 N. Wells St.

The West Loop Tour will be lead by Thomas McCormick Gallery and will visit and meet at Walsh Gallery, 118 N. Peoria St., 2nd floor, at 1:30pm. The tour will continue to Dubhe Carreno Gallery, in the same building; Western Exhibitions, 119 N Peoria St.; and then Thomas McCormick Gallery, W. Washington Blvd.

The tours are free and no reservations are required. For more information visit the Chicago Gallery News website for art tour details.

*The photo above is "Mexcian Retablos" at Byron Roche Gallery

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