Show held in Outdoor Courtyard and entrance to Courtyard of Univ. of Chicago's Hyde Park Shopping Center. The Courtyard provides a wonderful setting for the show with benches, trees, flowers, & tables and even a fountain. A popular destination to socialize & attend events as well as to shop & provides a great ambiance for the show.. Among other stores/shops, there is a French Bakery and French Restaurant located in the outdoor courtyard. Walgreen's & Treasure Island also in the center. (Treasure Island is where University of Chicago/Hyde Park customers shop plus many who come from far and near). We have found customers very enthusiastic about the show as well as very knowledgeable. Show requested by members who exhibited here in the past & found customers to be very supportive of work created by the exhibitor. After the downtown Museum Campus Hyde Park has largest concentration of cultural institutions in the City with a great cultural diversity as it is heavily patronized by professors, personnel & others from the University of Chicago plus Hyde Park Residents & many more who come from far beyond. Courtyard has security gates which close at midnight and open early in the morning (subject to change). Your display may be left overnight at your own risk. Unloading/loading is convenient & there is a large lot on the premises for free parking. Both center & customers support a quality show. Show widely publicized as well as advertised.
Please Note: all spaces located on concrete/brick - i.e., all are on a hard surface - weights only - no stakes
Entry Fees:- Non-Members:
10x10 - $185 (xtra 1/2 space $80 if available)(some double spaces may be available)
5x10 space - $145 (some double spaces may be available)i
Entry fees include current itinerant merchant license fee - 2014.
Directions: You can exit Lake Shore Drive at 53rd & go to Lake Park & 53rd - turn south on 53rd - You will come to entrance of Hyde Park Shopping Center - Note that Walgreen's and Treasure Island are both prominently located there. Entrance to Courtyard is located in the bend of this L shaped center
Set-up for accepted exhibitors - morning of show
If you have passed jury - to request application on-line - Asoaartists@aol.com (indicate Hyde Park Show) If you have passed jury - to request application by U.S. Mail - ASA, PO Box 1326, Palatine IL 60078 - indicate Hyde Park Show. If you have not passed jury with us, please submit 4 images representative of your work you wish to exhibit, one of your display set-up, your first/last name, physical address, daytime telephone number - resume/show listing helpful. Indicate Hyde Park Show. Submit to Asoaartists@aol.com or mail to ASA, PO Box 1326, Palatine IL 60078 - include a self-addressed, stamped business-size (No. 10) envelope (note - no mail that need to be signed for - delays receipt.
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