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Vagabond School of the Arts

RAW VENUE #1 – Vagabond School is a home for Chicago actors seeking artistic growth, professional training, and career long
well-being. Stop by to tour our multi-studio space, view artwork from Chicago actors, get a feel for our on
camera classes (all levels welcome!), and meet our wonderful staff.

Richard Stromberg

Richard Stromberg’s Chicago Photography Classes

RAW VENUE #1 – Richard Stromberg’s Chicago Photography Classes has taught thousands of individuals the hobby and profession of Photography for over 25 years. Each year, we enjoying having our students showcase their best work during the ArtWalk.


Laurie Shaman Ceramics- Studio 505

RAW VENUE #1 – Our studio features Laurie Shaman’s ceramic tabletop and wall pieces with hand drawn surface imagery, as well as works on paper. Nancy Hall will be exhibiting oil paintings and vibrant watercolors that include landscapes, figures and abstract works.



RAW VENUE #1 – Awakenings is a certified 501-c-3 dedicated to making visible the artistic expression of survivors of sexual violence. We have a small gallery space in Ravenswood with the only known collection of survivor art. We hold a wide variety of year round programming, ranging from exhibit openings, to concerts, to monthly art making nights. We partner with rape crisis centers, counsellors, art therapists, local activists, and like-minded nonprofits. We are growing rapidly and want to spread the word, expand our community, and widen the resources we are able to offer survivors.


Big Teeth Productions

RAW VENUE #1 – Visit Big Teeth at their 3rd floor studio for the fifth annual Big Teeth 60 Second Film Festival! Each of the participating filmmakers has created a short inspired by a famous work of art. The entire festival can be viewed in less than fifteen minutes, after which guests are invited to vote for their favorite film.


Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

RAW VENUE #1 – The Chicago Academy of Sciences’ natural history collections include scientific specimens from the 1830s to the present and focus on the animal and plant species native to the Chicagoland region and the Midwest. Specimens and artifacts from the collection are exhibited at the Academy’s museum, the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Lincoln Park. During the ArtWalk, visit our collections facility office to learn how these specimens inform biodiversity research, see specimens and artifacts from the collections firsthand, and hear about current projects our amazing Collections staff are conducting!