One Weekend Must-Do: The 57th Street Art Fair

Spice up your summer with truly unique artwork and accessories from an extensive selection of artists and craftsman. This Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., over 250 artists are taking over the Hyde Park neighborhood to sell their wares at the 57th Street Art Fair. And the goods, which range from prints and paintings to glass and fiber, are accompanied by a wide variety of food, fun activitie,s and playgrounds for youngsters. But if the seemingly endless options prove too daunting, the fair is offering Art Buying Boot Camp, a tour led by art-buying experts that will help the overwhelmed manage the fair’s expansive size – and find pieces and prices best suiting their needs. So be sure to check the fair’s website for Boot Camp sign-ups, and head over to Hyde Park for one of the summer’s most exciting art fairs!

57th Street between Kenwood and Kimbark avenues; 773-234-3247.

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Photo: Courtesy of the 57th Street Art Fair

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