2018 Features

The One of a Kind Spring Show has lots in store for you while you shop the show. Whether working with Lillstreet on your own crafting skills, sampling goodies from the Gourmet Market, checking out one-of-a-kind fashion shows or enjoying live music from outstanding musicians, your shopping experience will be like no other.

Lillstreet at One of a Kind

Lillstreet is returning to One of a Kind Spring Show! Since 1975, Lillstreet Art Center has been proudly supporting a vibrant visual community in Chicago – embracing the skills, techniques and goals of its artists, instructors and students.

This year, join Kidstreet at Lillstreet for family-friendly programming all weekend long. Kidstreet will offer open art, crafts and workshops for all ages during each day of the show. Adults and kids alike are invited to bring an enthusiasm to create! Teaching artists will feature a variety of hand-on projects and introduce you to Lillstreet’s classes and camp offerings for young artists.

Lillstreet at One of a Kind Schedule

One of a Kind Fashion Shows

Experience art on the runway during our live fashion shows featuring chic, artist-designed clothing, jewelry and accessories.

Fri—Apr 27

Sat—Apr 28

Sun—Apr 29

Emerging Market

The Emerging Market will feature spaces dedicated to 30 talented up and coming makers.

Gourmet Market 

Indulge your taste buds on edible art! Find a fantastic selection of gourmet artisans selling a range of delicious specialty items including dips, sauces, confections and baked goods in this special section on the show floor. 

The Hatchery Pavilion

Located within the Gourmet Market, this new area features emerging food entrepreneurs sampling, selling and showing you "how it’s made." The Hatchery will also have a table for those interested in learning more about starting and growing a food business as well as how to become involved in this thriving community.

Live Music

Enjoy live music from some of the very best musicians from Old Town School of Folk Music. From up-and-coming to more established musicians, each has a sound and style unique to them. 


Fine Art Gallery

Walk through the show's Fine Art Gallery to enjoy a curated exhibition of fine art and sculpture from the show floor. 

Coat and Package Check

Check your coat for a trouble-free shopping experience. Located on the show floor.

  • $3 per coat/item