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SIDE STREET
STUDIO ARTS

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Where Elgin Creates

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Alien Spouse

Side Street Studio Arts and Going Dutch present Alien Spouse, with performances on Friday, June 28 and Saturday, June 29 at 8pm and Sunday, June 30 at 6pm in Backspace at Side Street, located at 15 ½ Ziegler Ct., downtown Elgin.

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. 

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

  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • CRIT NITE
    CRIT NITE
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Jul 11
    SIDE STREET STUDIO ARTS
    Jul 11, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    SIDE STREET STUDIO ARTS, 15 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Jul 11, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    SIDE STREET STUDIO ARTS, 15 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Share your current works in progress in a laid-back setting and receive feedback from fellow artists. All experience levels and mediums are accepted. - The second Thursday of every month. - 7-9pm - FREE and open to the public. - No sign up necessary.
  • Sip 'n Shop at Downtown Elgin Market
    Sip 'n Shop at Downtown Elgin Market
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Jul 12
    Riverside Drive, Elgin
    Jul 12, 2024, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Riverside Drive, Elgin, Riverside Dr, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Jul 12, 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!
  • SACRED SPIRIT WEEKLY YOGA CLASS
    SACRED SPIRIT WEEKLY YOGA CLASS
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Jul 17
    Side Street Studio Arts - UPSTAIRS
    Jul 17, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Side Street Studio Arts - UPSTAIRS, 15 Ziegler Court, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Jul 17, 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.
  • OPEN MIC
    OPEN MIC
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Jul 17
    SIDE STREET STUDIO ARTS
    Jul 17, 2024, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    SIDE STREET STUDIO ARTS, 15 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Jul 17, 2024, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    SIDE STREET STUDIO ARTS, 15 Ziegler Ct, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Everyone gets at least fifteen minutes of fame. We can give you seven. Play music, tell some jokes, dance, do a puppet show - or anything else during your 7 minute performance.
  • Sip 'n Shop at Downtown Elgin Market
    Sip 'n Shop at Downtown Elgin Market
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Jul 19
    Riverside Drive, Elgin
    Jul 19, 2024, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Riverside Drive, Elgin, Riverside Dr, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Jul 19, 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!
  • SACRED SPIRIT WEEKLY YOGA CLASS
    SACRED SPIRIT WEEKLY YOGA CLASS
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Jul 24
    Side Street Studio Arts - UPSTAIRS
    Jul 24, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Side Street Studio Arts - UPSTAIRS, 15 Ziegler Court, Elgin, IL 60120, USA
    Jul 24, 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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