Admission to Alphawood Gallery is free and open to the public. Learn more about available tours.
Monday – Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday – Thursday: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
We will close at 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 7
Friday – Sunday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
2401 N Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60614
Alphawood Gallery is located in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood, 1 mile west of Lake Shore Drive on the corner of Fullerton and Halsted.
Limited free parking is available in an adjacent parking lot, along with more plentiful metered street parking and garage parking nearby. The main entrance to the gallery is located at the north end of the building on Halsted.
Alphawood Gallery is committed to education and engagement. Weekly public tours, school tours and group tours are available.
Weekly Public Tours
Guided tours are free and offered to the public on a weekly basis, Wednesday and Saturday at 1:00 pm, Thursday at 6:30 pm.
No advance reservation is required for public tours. Tours will depart from the front desk and last approximately one hour.
For information on requesting a school or group tour, please see below. We look forward to your visit!
Alphawood Gallery offers free guided tours for student groups 3rd grade and up. Tours include facilitated discussion examining cultural attitudes, how and why the Japanese American community was targeted for mass incarceration during WWII, and what lessons must be learned from this history in order to counter the prejudice, hatred, and injustice happening in the United States today.
For more detailed information about tour themes by grade level, view the Teacher Resources.
Alphawood Gallery offers free guided tours for private groups during regular gallery hours, Wednesday-Thursday 11 am – 8 pm, Friday-Sunday 11 am – 6 pm.
To ensure the best possible experience, the recommended maximum group size is 30 people, and a minimum of 8 people is required to book a guided tour. For groups smaller than 8 people, consider joining us for one of our weekly public tours.
If your group is unable to schedule a visit during regular business hours or your group exceeds 30 people, please contact us to discuss special accommodations. We look forward to your visit!
School-affiliated groups, please fill out the School Tour Request Form.
Alphawood Gallery is an activist exhibition space that may include sensitive material and content. Our space is in compliance with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and has been approved by the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities.
We have a wheelchair for your use if you wish it. Video materials in the exhibition are captioned, and ADA guidelines have been observed in the design of the labels.
Some of our public programs are accompanied by American Sign Language Interpretation; please see our Programs & Events page for more information about ASL-interpreted events.
For questions or additional information on accessibility please contact Gallery Manager Claire Fey at firstname.lastname@example.org.