The brand new immersive Artopia experience in West Loop is providing an escape for Chicagoans to explore, indulge, and enjoy futuristic art beginning April 16th.
Throughout the pandemic, artists have had to find new ways to draw inspiration and ultimately inspire us during the these most dire of times. Thus, we’ve been treated to a vast array of unique art exhibits, with a few other larger art installations planned for the summer. These works of iconic street art are stunning and often times have a way of transplanting us from the current state of desolate unknown we are in. However, this latest Year 3000-esque exhibition is unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. Even Neil deGrasse Tyson would be proud.
Per the event’s website, “This unique experience, hosted in the gorgeous 32,000 square foot venue in Chicago’s West Loop, invites you to step into the universe of large scale light art installations and sculpture work from some of the most talented street artists around the country. And last but not least, the tour ends at The Artopia Lounge, where VIP & Icon ticket holders can stay to enjoy drinks in the exhibit.”
Important Info For Attending
Date: April 16th, 2021 until whenever
Artopia West Loop Hours of Operation:
Time Slots run Every Half Hour
Thursday & Friday: 4pm-10pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11am-10pm
Duration: Roughly 60 to 90 minutes long
- Location: Morgan Manufacturing, 401 N Morgan St, Chicago, IL 60642
- All ages welcome. VIP access is for 21+.
- Ticket prices will start at $40 per adult. You can get them here via their website.
- Ticket Types:
- General Admission– Guided tour of exhibition
- VIP– Guided tour and cocktail
- Icon– Guided tour, cocktail and merch pack
Additionally, the exhibit will snake through like Ikea in a one-way system, masks are mandatory, and there’s limited capacity to ensure that the exhibit is as safe as possible for everyone.
This is the one, Chicago. There are so many neat art instillation in the city but the brand new Artopia Exhibit in West Loop is primed to be the best one we’ve seen in sometime. Between this, the Van Gogh Experience, and the potential for Sunday’s on State, art is booming in Chicago. Be sure to get your tickets now and enjoy this while it’s in town!
Featured Image Credit: Artopia on Instagram
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