Buddy at the Chicago Cultural Center

Chicago Cultural Center, 1st Floor South

Open Tuesday–Sunday, 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 at https://hi-buddy.org/.


Buddy presents: Chicago Film Society’s Celluloid Now
Through October 2023
Film Projection Loops by Jiayi Chen

“Tote Bags for Refugees Art 4 Sale” Exhibition
Buddy’s series of curated exhibitions dedicated to specific themes, artists, products, and organizations rotating periodically throughout the year.

Writing and Producing Fwd: Museums - [Redacted] Issue Launch Event & Panel Discussions
Friday, September 8, 2023
Two Panel discussions asking: In what ways is a community, culture, history redacted in museums?

Opening Reception, Chicago Film Society’s Celluloid Now
Saturday, September 23, 2023

Guided Tour at Buddy
Saturday, October 7, 2023
Stories behind featured works by Chicago artists

Table Top Holiday Trees Art 4 Sale
October-November 2023
Through January 1, 2024


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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