places took performance art as seriously as RSG. There was absolute freedom
to create the art you wanted to create. – Brendan deVallance
What is Randolph Street Gallery?
Street Gallery (RSG) was an experimental, non-traditional artist run space
in Chicago for over 20 years. It’s programming included visual art
exhibitions, performance art, and community outreach programs. The gallery
had a phenomenal
impact on the art community of Chicago, spurning the careers of many artists
to national and international recognition. To learn more about the early days
of RSG click "here".
are the Randolph Street Gallery Archives?
School of the Art Institute of Chicago acquired the archives of Randolph
Street Gallery, upon its closing. The archives are part of the Special
of the John M. Flaxman Library. Unfortunately, the archives are currently
stored in the basement. The Library is actively engaged in raising the
to preserve and present the archives to the community of SAIC and the general
public. Click on “footage” for a peek at the current state of