Pick up gifts for Mom at the new May Art Market May 6-7 in Daley Plaza

 by Tina Johansson

When spring is in the air, Chicago embraces its outdoor festivals. And one you certainly won’t want to miss is the brand new May Art Market held for two days on May 6 – 7 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., both Friday and Saturday. Admission is free.

artist Rahmon
Painting by artist Rahmon Olugunna – Amdur Productions


The event will take place at the landmark downtown Daley Center, 50 W. Washington Street near the famous 50-foot tall Picasso.

The May Art Market is the perfect venue to get those special Mother’s Day gifts. There will be beautiful and unique jewelry, sculptures, paintings and more.

“We are pleased to have the May Art Market in Daley Plaza.  The Art Market is an example of a wonderful new amenities that serves the needs of our large employment base but also acknowledge that over 15,000 people live in the Loop.” said Michael Edwards, president and CEO of Chicago Loop Alliance.

 The event is produced by Amdur Productions who has more than 30 years of experience crafting and curating the country’s most prestigious juried art festivals, including the Chicago Botanic Garden Art Festival, Gold Coast Art Fair, and Port Clinton Art Festival in Highland Park.


Photo titled “Rose Garden” by photographer Shelly Lawler is an item to be at the May Art Fair.

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