Buddy at the Chicago Cultural Center

Chicago Cultural Center, 1st Floor South

Open Daily, 11am-5pm

Buddy(click on image to enlarge)


Public Media Institute's shop in the Chicago Cultural Center that gives Chicago's artists and small manufacturers a place to showcase and sell their goods and artwork.

Visit the Buddy website


Programming Schedule

The Gospel Truth: Movement I

Thursday, May 30, 4-7pm

A video & audio installation exploring the sister city sounds of Chicago House & Go-Go Music.

The Gospel Truth: Love Letter to House (An Interlude)

Facilitated by Jada-Amina and Anisa Olufemi

Friday, May 31, 3-5pm

Serving as a grounding exercise ahead of the House Music Festival Conference panels, visitors are invited to the Buddy store to reflect on The Gospel Truth: Movement I, a video installation that explores the sister city sounds of Chicago House and Go-Go Music. Visitors will receive written prompts that center feeling, memory, and community to spark reflection.

The Gospel Truth Mixtape Release Party

Saturday, June 1, 2-5pm

Hosted by Jada-Amina and Anisa Olufemi

An afternoon of communion, dancing and conversation in celebration of The Gospel Truth: Movement I mixtape curated by Jada-Amina and Anisa Olufemi. Tapes will be available for purchase in store, light refreshments will be provided.

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Chicago Cultural Center

Admission is FREE
Open Daily, 10am–5pm
Exhibitions close 15 minutes before the building closes
(Closed Holidays)

Plan Your Visit


Find us:

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602

Take CTA to Chicago Cultural Center

  • From the elevated lines: exit at Washington/Wabash and walk east.
  • From the subway: exit at Lake (Red Line) or Washington (Blue Line) and walk east.
  • Served by Michigan Avenue buses 3, 4, 19, 20, 26, 60, 66, 124, 143, 147, 151, 157 and Washington St. buses 4, J14, 20, 56, 66, 147