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Ticketing

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

Visitors must have a ticket to enter Wrightwood 659. Tickets are $15.00 and may only be purchased online.

In response to COVID-19 and the need to social distance, admission is limited to a ninety minute block of time, a total of 24 persons for each block, and staggered entry times. Guests are asked to arrive at their specified time of entry and may stay for the entire ticketed block of time.

Wrightwood 659 is closed between time blocks for cleaning and sanitizing of the space.

Upon arrival, have your ticket ready, either printed out or on your phone. Tickets are non-transferable and are only valid for date and time listed on the ticket.

The schedule for Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People is as follows:

Thursday/Friday

Time Block 1

12:00 – 2:30

Admission Times:

12:15

12:30

12:45

 

Time Block 2

3:30 – 6:00

Admission Times:

3:30

3:45

4:00

4:15

 

Time Block 3

6:30 – 9:00

Admission times:

6:30

6:45

7:00

7:15

 

Saturday

Time Block 1

10:00 – 12:30
Admission Times:

10:00

10:15

10:30

10:45

 

Time Block 2

1:30 – 4:00
Admission Times:

1:30

1:45

2:00

2:15

 

Time Block 3

4:30 – 7:00

Admission Times:

4:30

4:45

5:00

5:15

 

 

Are paid advanced reservation tickets refundable? If I cannot attend, can I get a refund for my tickets?

Sorry, we do not offer refunds for unused tickets. However, paid advance reservations can be exchanged prior to the date and time appearing on the ticket, based on availability. Please contact us at info@wrightwood659.org or 773-437-6601 to exchange.

Group Visits & Tours

Please contact us at info@wrightwood659.org for details.

General

Where is this exhibition being held and is there parking?

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.

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

Find directions to the gallery here.

Is this exhibition appropriate for all ages?

Most of our exhibitions are suitable for all ages, but in the case that there is challenging material that warrants age restrictions, we will announce those limitations in advance. Visitors under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

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 wheeled vehicle or non-ADA compliant 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 registered 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 registered service animals. If you have any concerns about your visit, please contact us at info@wrightwood659.org in advance of your visit, and we will do our best to make your experience as comfortable as possible.

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, however, no flash photography or professional photo equipment will 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 Visitor Service Associates 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 info@wrightwood659.org and we will check our lost and found!

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