Woman Made Gallery

Organization Type

Woman Made Gallery is a tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization founded in 1992. Its goal is to cultivate, promote and support the work of female-identified artists by providing exhibition opportunities, professional development, and public programs that invite discussion about what feminism means today. More than 8,000 women artists have exhibited their work since WMG was established. WMG welcomes the participation of people of all gender expressions and orientations as artists and program participants, members and supporters.

Our Vision

Woman Made Gallery’s vision is to ensure the equal placement of women’s art in the world.

Mission Statement

Woman Made Gallery (WMG) supports, cultivates and promotes the diverse contributions of women in the arts through exhibitions and other programs that serve, educate and enrich the community.


































physical space = virtual space, foundation = future, purpose = possibility




19th International Open




Abandoned Margins Exhibition + Programs




WMG Board, Staff, Volunteers




Radiance Group Exhibition




Gallery Tally Poster Project




Mutations of Otherness Solo Show by Shoshanna Weinberger




 Equilibrium for a Changing World




Humans Being II Group Exhibition




WMG Curates Northern Trust Exhibition




20 Anniversary Archives + Permanent Collection




 20 Jurors




New WMG Logo created by Firebelly University




Minimalism in the 21st Century with Curator Ingrid Fassbender




Honoring Artist Indira Freitas Johnson at WMG Gala




 Amy Galpin




While in Class ... Students Exhibition and Reading




 Looking South




 Art by Jewish Women




 Speaking to My Ancestors




 responses by women about the war in Iraq



WMG offers programs at The Women's Treatment Center




Signatures of Age Visitors




 Whitney Bradshaw




WMG moves to Chicago's Riverwest neighborhood on 685 N Milwaukee Avenue




 Black White & Blues




Under the direction of Mary Stoppert and Carmen Perez, WMG opens the Artisan Gallery



WBEZ spotlights WMG and the 7th International Open on its program




Normal/Abnormal: Bodies and Minds | Juror: Ann Starr




WMG Starts the New Year at Bloomingdale Ave., Chicago




Herstory T-Shirt by Janet Bloch




WMG 10 Year Anniversary




Her Mark Datebook




 Dayna Block




Cats & Dogs at WMG




WMG Art Gallery Tour




 Mary Ross Taylor




Reflections Review




Reflections Review




First Solo Show with Work by Elizabeth Harms (Neubauer)




WMG Curates 'Silent Victims' Exhibition in Springfield




Website (womanmade.org) Created by Galganov & Associates as a GIft to WMG




Hillary Clinton is Visiting the Women's Park next to WMG




WMG moves from Chicago's North Side to Prairie Ave. in South Loop




 Work by Mary Ellen Croteau




WMG Gets in Trouble with the Virgin Mary




Menarche, Menses, Menopause and Blood




Hollis Sigler and Dr. Rita Simo at WMG




Sister Serpents Let Loose at WMG




Angela Jackson Reads at WMG




First All Male Exhibition




WMG Forms First Board of Directors




First Lesbian Group Show




WMG Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Illinois




 Women Do Women




WMG opens its doors with ‘Man-Made Women’ by Kelly Hensen and Beate Minkovski




Kelly Hensen and Beate Minkovski hatching Woman Made Gallery









Hours vary. Please visit website.

There is a gated parking lot on the north (21st Street) side of the building.  Visitor spaces are marked, and are located on the west side of the lot. Make sure to use visitor parking only.

Enter the building using the door marked “North Entrance,” which is accessible from the parking lot.


Woman Made Gallery

2150 S. Canalport Ave #4A-3
Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 738-0400