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Welcome to 
Scharpenberg Gallery


We offer various events for all types of art lovers. Find what inspires you! 


Explore our art through self or guided tours.

Artwork of the Week

See which piece of art/artist is on our radar this week. Stay tuned for our first selection!



The Scharpenberg Gallery hosts rotating artistic and historical exhibits year-round. The gallery welcomes submissions that attend to the German American or immigrant experience, cross-cultural projects, or other works/exhibitions that engage with cultural diversity.

Share your art

Artists interested in submitting a proposal for a gallery exhibition should carefully review the Exhibition Proposal Guidelines. All exhibitions must adhere to the Scharpenberg Gallery Guidelines and Policies.

Click the links below to learn more.

Exhibition Proposal Guidelines

Scharpenberg Gallery Guidelines and Policies



We are currently scheduling museum/gallery visits 

by appointment.

Please email to request a visit in these dates: Tues–Sat, 10am–4pm.  Please request a visit a week in advance to have the best chance of availability.

There is a $5 suggested donation, given at our 4th floor cash boxes or on our donation page.

German American Cultural Center 

4740 North Western Avenue 
Chicago, IL 60625

DANK Haus German American Cultural Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

DANK Haus German American Cultural Center does not discriminate based on race, color, sexuality, national origin, sex, disability or age.

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Office: +1 (773) 561-9181

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