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SIDE STREET
STUDIO ARTS

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Where Elgin Creates

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Surf Candy, Vatos Tristes, and Satin Black

Live music Friday, June 21st!

 

Click here for tickets & info!

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Side Street provides classes, private lessons, and drop-in days for all ages! Find out about some of our current offerings here

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Every year we put on a wide variety of programming within the gallery. Click here to see our current calls for art and get involved!

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MADE

MADE is our storefront to sell and showcase the work of artists and craftspersons in the area. The perfect place for a unique find!

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Sip 'n Shop at Downtown Elgin Market
    Sip 'n Shop at Downtown Elgin Market
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Jun 21
    Riverside Drive, Elgin
    Jun 21, 2024, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Riverside Drive, Elgin, Riverside Dr, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Jun 21, 2024, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Riverside Drive, Elgin, Riverside Dr, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Come quench your thirst and support Side Street's Future Home every Friday at the Market!
  • Surf Candy, Vatos Tristes, and Satin Black LIVE!
    Surf Candy, Vatos Tristes, and Satin Black LIVE!
    Fri, Jun 21
    SIDE STREET STUDIO ARTS
    Jun 21, 2024, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    SIDE STREET STUDIO ARTS, 15 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Jun 21, 2024, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    SIDE STREET STUDIO ARTS, 15 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Join Surf Candy, Vatos Tristes, and Satin Black as they fill the Side Street Studio Arts Gallery with great local music.
  • Theater Workshop with Makoto
    Theater Workshop with Makoto
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Jun 22
    Upstairs in the Theater at Side Street
    Jun 22, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Upstairs in the Theater at Side Street, 15 1/2 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Jun 22, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Upstairs in the Theater at Side Street, 15 1/2 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Create YOUR OWN theater!
  • Elgin Arts Happy Hour at the Nancy Kimball Cobblestone House
    Elgin Arts Happy Hour at the Nancy Kimball Cobblestone House
    Mon, Jun 24
    Nancy Kimball Cobblestone House
    Jun 24, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Nancy Kimball Cobblestone House, 302 W Chicago St, Elgin, IL 60123, USA
    Jun 24, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Nancy Kimball Cobblestone House, 302 W Chicago St, Elgin, IL 60123, USA
    Monthly gathering for area creatives and arts supporters.
  • SACRED SPIRIT WEEKLY YOGA CLASS
    SACRED SPIRIT WEEKLY YOGA CLASS
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Jun 26
    Side Street Studio Arts - UPSTAIRS
    Jun 26, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Side Street Studio Arts - UPSTAIRS, 15 Ziegler Court, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Jun 26, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Side Street Studio Arts - UPSTAIRS, 15 Ziegler Court, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Sacred Spirit Bodyworks will be hosting weekly yoga classes every Wednesday at 9am. Good for all levels of practitioners. Half of all earnings will be donated back to Side Street to support free children's art programming.
  • Sip 'n Shop at Downtown Elgin Market
    Sip 'n Shop at Downtown Elgin Market
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Jun 28
    Riverside Drive, Elgin
    Jun 28, 2024, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Riverside Drive, Elgin, Riverside Dr, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Jun 28, 2024, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Riverside Drive, Elgin, Riverside Dr, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Come quench your thirst and support Side Street's Future Home every Friday at the Market!
  • Alien Spouse
    Alien Spouse
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Jun 28
    SIDE STREET STUDIO ARTS
    Jun 28, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    SIDE STREET STUDIO ARTS, 15 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Jun 28, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    SIDE STREET STUDIO ARTS, 15 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Alien Spouse is a performance born of the ongoing experience of Going Dutch’s first residency artist of 2024 Luiza Moraes as she navigates her fresh relocation to the US.
  • Theater Workshop with Makoto
    Theater Workshop with Makoto
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Jun 29
    Upstairs in the Theater at Side Street
    Jun 29, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Upstairs in the Theater at Side Street, 15 1/2 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Jun 29, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Upstairs in the Theater at Side Street, 15 1/2 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Create YOUR OWN theater!
  • Alien Spouse
    Alien Spouse
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Jun 29
    SIDE STREET STUDIO ARTS
    Jun 29, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    SIDE STREET STUDIO ARTS, 15 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Jun 29, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    SIDE STREET STUDIO ARTS, 15 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Alien Spouse is a performance born of the ongoing experience of Going Dutch’s first residency artist of 2024 Luiza Moraes as she navigates her fresh relocation to the US.
  • Alien Spouse
    Alien Spouse
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Jun 30
    SIDE STREET STUDIO ARTS
    Jun 30, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    SIDE STREET STUDIO ARTS, 15 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Jun 30, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    SIDE STREET STUDIO ARTS, 15 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Alien Spouse is a performance born of the ongoing experience of Going Dutch’s first residency artist of 2024 Luiza Moraes as she navigates her fresh relocation to the US.
  • Community Showcase with Poet Laureate, Aron Ryan
    Community Showcase with Poet Laureate, Aron Ryan
    Mon, Jul 01
    Side Street Studio Arts - Gallery
    Jul 01, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Side Street Studio Arts - Gallery, 15 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Jul 01, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Side Street Studio Arts - Gallery, 15 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Showcase your poetry, stories, art, music, and more at our community showcase!
  • SACRED SPIRIT WEEKLY YOGA CLASS
    SACRED SPIRIT WEEKLY YOGA CLASS
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Jul 03
    Side Street Studio Arts - UPSTAIRS
    Jul 03, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Side Street Studio Arts - UPSTAIRS, 15 Ziegler Court, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Jul 03, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Side Street Studio Arts - UPSTAIRS, 15 Ziegler Court, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Sacred Spirit Bodyworks will be hosting weekly yoga classes every Wednesday at 9am. Good for all levels of practitioners. Half of all earnings will be donated back to Side Street to support free children's art programming.
  • Sip 'n Shop at Downtown Elgin Market
    Sip 'n Shop at Downtown Elgin Market
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Jul 05
    Riverside Drive, Elgin
    Jul 05, 2024, 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Riverside Drive, Elgin, Riverside Dr, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Jul 05, 2024, 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Riverside Drive, Elgin, Riverside Dr, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Come quench your thirst and support Side Street's Future Home every Friday at the Market!
  • Theater Workshop with Makoto
    Theater Workshop with Makoto
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Jul 06
    Upstairs in the Theater at Side Street
    Jul 06, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Upstairs in the Theater at Side Street, 15 1/2 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Jul 06, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Upstairs in the Theater at Side Street, 15 1/2 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Create YOUR OWN theater!
  • Dragon Wars!
    Dragon Wars!
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Jul 06
    Side Street Studio Arts-Backspace
    Jul 06, 2024, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Side Street Studio Arts-Backspace , 15 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Jul 06, 2024, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Side Street Studio Arts-Backspace , 15 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    The perfect improv show for all you bards and barbarians.
  • Dragon Wars!
    Dragon Wars!
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Jul 07
    Side Street Studio Arts-Backspace
    Jul 07, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Side Street Studio Arts-Backspace , 15 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Jul 07, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Side Street Studio Arts-Backspace , 15 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    The perfect improv show for all you bards and barbarians.
  • Sound Healing with Sacred Spirit Bodyworks
    Sound Healing with Sacred Spirit Bodyworks
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Jul 09
    Side Street Studio Arts - Theater
    Jul 09, 2024, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Side Street Studio Arts - Theater, 15 1/2 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Jul 09, 2024, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Side Street Studio Arts - Theater, 15 1/2 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Sound healing is an ancient practice that uses various sound frequencies to promote relaxation, reduce stress, and improve physical and mental well-being.
  • SACRED SPIRIT WEEKLY YOGA CLASS
    SACRED SPIRIT WEEKLY YOGA CLASS
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Jul 10
    Side Street Studio Arts - UPSTAIRS
    Jul 10, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Side Street Studio Arts - UPSTAIRS, 15 Ziegler Court, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Jul 10, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Side Street Studio Arts - UPSTAIRS, 15 Ziegler Court, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Sacred Spirit Bodyworks will be hosting weekly yoga classes every Wednesday at 9am. Good for all levels of practitioners. Half of all earnings will be donated back to Side Street to support free children's art programming.
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