MISSION

Weinberg/Newton Gallery is an exhibition space with a mission to educate and inform the public on social justice issues. Through artwork and programming the gallery provides an engaging environment for discourse on critical contemporary issues facing our Chicago community and beyond. Connecting artists with social justice organizations, Weinberg/Newton Gallery works to drive change and cultivate a culture of consciousness.

STAFF

David Weinberg
Executive Director

Nabiha Khan-Giordano
Co-Director

Kasia Houlihan
Co-Director

Claire Arctander
Communications Coordinator

VISIT

Our location is:

300 W Superior Street, Suite 203
Chicago, IL 60654

Our hours are:

Monday – Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM

Weinberg/Newton Gallery is closed on all major holidays and between exhibitions for installation. Please check our schedule of exhibitions before your visit.

The gallery is free and open to the public.

A handicap accessible entrance is located around the corner from our main entrance at 730 N. Franklin Street. This door requires a key to be opened, and so visitors can either page the gallery via the building directory board or call us at 312-529-5090 upon arrival, and a staff member will meet them there to escort them up to the gallery on the second floor.

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HISTORY

Weinberg/Newton Gallery originally debuted in 2006 as David Weinberg Collection, a contemporary art gallery in Chicago’s River North neighborhood.

In 2011, the exhibition space shifted to an artist-run studio featuring Weinberg’s own photography work and changed its name to David Weinberg Photography.

In 2016, the space became Weinberg/Newton Gallery, having taken on a new mission focused on social justice issues. The change reflected and acknowledged the influence of attorney and philanthropist Jerry Newton on the gallery’s work, particularly in building relationships with partner non-profit organizations. Newton actively has been involved with organizations including the ACLU of Illinois, Human Rights Watch, and Personal PAC for more than four decades. Together, David Weinberg and Jerry Newton have guided the Weinberg/Newton Family Foundation since 2009.