Arts & Culture

Read up on the latest art exhibitions, happenings, workshops, readings, and other events every weekend with our WPB Weekend Arts Guide and other Art Around WPB

"Attracting young, outlier artists, Bucktown/Wicker Park has quickly grown into one of the most cutting-edge art regions in Chicago…Many artists live and work at Flat Iron Arts Building and host monthly First Friday events."
-Choose Chicago A Guide to Chicago's Art Scene

"This hip neighborhood plays host to a lively restaurant, bar, and shopping scene, becoming a key cultural destination over the last 15 years. Get a top-notch cocktail at the Violet Hour, or go the dive route with Danny’s. Milwaukee is the heartbeat of the area, with a packed nightlife scene on the weekends."
-Artspace Our Guide to the Chicago Art Scene

Here at the WPB Chamber of Commerce and SSA #33 we aim to help you enjoy our vibrant arts through art guides, online archives of public work and architecture, and community engagement efforts. Check out the Art Around WPB section for weekend guides, event listings, and documented public art. Peruse our Arts Directory to learn more about our local spaces and find information on some of our neighborhood artists. Find a record of street art on our Murals & Public Work page. Or if you're more of the history buff, read up on the areas notable architecture and artistic legacy on our Art & Architectural Legacy page.

SSA #33 Funded Installation of these 5 Sculptures
Public murals funded by the WPB SSA #33