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What is required to enter the exhibition? Am I required to purchase tickets in advance?

Guests must purchase tickets in advance on our ticketing page. Please plan to arrive at your selected entry time. 

Upon arrival, have your ticket ready to show on a mobile device. Tickets are non-transferable and are only valid for date and time listed on the ticket.

If I cannot attend, can I get a refund for my tickets?

While we do not offer refunds for unused tickets, they can be exchanged prior to the date and time appearing on the ticket, based on availability. Please contact us at or 773-437-6601 to exchange.

How much are tickets? Does one ticket cover admission to all exhibitions?

Reservations are $15 dollars each and include admission to all exhibitions currently on view.

Can I bring my group for a visit?

Yes! Groups of 15 or more are encouraged to contact us at for details.


Health and Safety at Wrightwood 659

Please refer to our Health and Safety page for more details on how we are keeping our guests and staff safe.

How do I get to Wrightwood 659?

Our address is 659 W. Wrightwood Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614. We are located in between Clark and Halsted streets on the south side of Wrightwood Ave.

The closest bus stops are at Halsted & Wrightwood (the number 8 bus) and Clark & Deming (22 & 36 buses) and the closest CTA station is at Fullerton & Sheffield (Brown, Purple, and Red lines). There are Divvy bike stations at Clark & Wrightwood and at Halsted & Wrightwood. Taxis are also readily available on Clark Street.

Find directions to the gallery here.

Is parking available?

We don’t have on-site parking and street parking is limited, so we encourage the use of public transportation.

If you are driving, there is paid parking located at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Outpatient Center, located at 2515 N. Clark Street. Wrightwood 659 is about a two block walk from there.

Coat Check and Storage Guidelines

We offer a complimentary coat check. We also ask that you check larger items, such as strollers, backpacks, large bags and purses, and camera bags. Other items we don’t allow in the galleries include ink pens and art supplies (with the exception of pencils and paper), tripods, flash or lighting camera attachments, video equipment of any kind, selfie sticks, and any non-ADA mobility device.

For the security, safety, and comfort of our visitors and staff, we don’t allow the following items in our space:

  • Food and beverages
  • Smoking or vaping paraphernalia or any incendiary materials
  • Sharp items (including scissors or pocket knives)
  • Pets or animals, except service animals
  • Drones or similar remote-controlled devices, binoculars, or other telephoto equipment
  • Bags larger than 11″ x 15″ x 13″

All bags are subject to inspection upon arriving and leaving the gallery. Wrightwood 659 is not responsible for lost, damaged, or unclaimed items.

Is the space accessible to guests with disabilities?

Wrightwood 659 is an ADA-compliant space and is open to individuals with disabilities. We also welcome service animals. If you have any concerns about your visit, please contact us at in advance of your visit, and we will do our best to make your experience as comfortable as possible.

We have one transport wheelchair available for use during your visit.

Can I take pictures or use my cell phone?

We encourage you to take pictures at Wrightwood 659 and tag us in your social media posts with #wrightwood659. Flash photography or professional photo equipment will not be permitted. We ask that you silence your phones and refrain from taking calls in the galleries.

I lost something. Whom do I contact?

We have a lost and found at our coat check, so if you find that you are missing anything before you leave, please stop by and one of our team members will be happy to help.

If you have already left and realize you are missing something, please call us at 773.437.6601 or email us at and we will check our lost and found!

Do you offer your space for private event rentals?

At this time, we do not offer our gallery for private event rentals.

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