What is a Room Escape?

An escape room is an adventure game in which players are locked in a room and have to use elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles and escape within a set time limit. The games are physical versions of "escape the room" video games.

Who Can Be An Escape Artist?

Friends / Families / Tourists / Game Enthusiasts / Corporate And Team Building Groups

Everyone! The perfect outing for friends, family, celebrations, tourists, and team building. Located in the heart of Wicker Park, Escape Artistry provides an edge-of-your-seat, story-driven experience with flair. You and your group have 60 minutes to find clues, solve puzzles, and work together to escape the room in time!

Save Chicago's Past, Present, or Future

Our two locations, Studio 350 and The Time Gallery, offer escape room experiences that feature Chicago storylines at different points in time. With intriguing challenges built to strengthen teamwork and group communication, you're sure to find the perfect adventure.


Escape Artistry is an ideal way to build trust and strengthen teamwork. Co-workers must communicate with one another at all times in order to solve our challenges; our narratives are created specifically to encourage group problem-solving.


We create our experiences for everyone to enjoy. No heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling is required, and you can complete our challenges comfortably seated or standing.

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Scott KerslakeScott KerslakeI'm at Escape Artistry - @ea_houdini in Chicago, IL https://t.co/Zdh45JVZTx2 days ago 0 0
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