All Arts & Culture

  • River Bend Gallery

    This is the exclusive home to Geoffrey Mikol Photography. It is a single, friendly location to stop by, meet and talk with Geoffrey and view all his amazing artwork. About the artist: Geoffrey Mikol is a professional artist that owns River Bend Gallery with his family, in historic Galena, Illinois. Read more [...]

  • Eshelman Pottery

    Eshelman Pottery is contemporary, functional red stoneware utilizing glazed and unglazed surfaces for a visual and tactile contrast. Open All Year Pet-Friendly

  • Janet Checker Studio

    Lunch with Art workshop at the DeSoto House Hotel  Enjoy a relaxing and creative afternoon, first enjoying a delicious lunch, courtesy of the De Soto House Hotel followed by an afternoon creating an 8×10 acrylic painting. Times: Noon to 3 p.m. Cost: $65 per person Group friendly Lunch with Art Read more [...]

  • Outside the Lines Art Gallery

    A retail gallery specializing in original art and fine craft from more than 100 U.S. artists, primarily from the tri-states. Find work from local artists like Kelli Jean May Krenz and more! Open All Year Pet-Friendly

  • Galena Center for the Arts

    Celebrating regional art in its many forms: special exhibits, performances, regional artwork gallery, photography from the historic Alfie Mueller collection. Upcoming Happenings Tie-Dyeing workshop, Jan. 20 Laura Scoles guides participants through the process of tie-dying two cotton tea towels using professional dyes and methods for colorfast results. Modern tie-dye is Read more [...]

  • Galena Clay Works

    Potter, Kent Henderson, creates functional ware that is all high-fired and food, dishwasher and microwave-safe. You will also find decorative and whimsical sculptures and raku vessels and vases in his unique studio. All of the glazes are earth’s raw materials, hand-made and applied to each individual piece of pottery which is Read more [...]

  • West Street Sculpture Park

    More than a dozen large, welded steel sculptures are scattered throughout two acres in a beautiful, natural setting. Sculptures include two 40-foot towers, contemplative artworks, a giant tinker toy, unique signs, and humorous assemblages. Maps are available to take a self-guided tour along the wooded paths. Pieces are identified by Read more [...]

  • Skidmore Art Gallery

    Skidmore Art Gallery original artwork by professional artist Mark Skidmore. See artists at work. Art classes for all ages. Open All Year Pet-Friendly Wi-Fi Wheelchair Accessible

  • The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design

    This satellite facility of an international museum features contemporary art, architecture, and photography from around the world. The Historic Fulton Brewery building in Galena houses the Center for Administration and Historic Preservation and Historic Urban Research. Open seasonally Friday – Sunday