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Cornelia Arts Building March Open Studios!

  • Cornelia Arts Building 1800 West Cornelia Avenue Chicago, IL, 60657 United States (map)

Working Artists Open Their Doors at Cornelia Arts Building March Open Studios

Visit two full-floors of working art studios at one of the largest artist studio buildings on Chicago’s North side. On Friday March 22nd, from 6 - 10 pm, and on Saturday March 23rd, from 11 am - 3 pm, the Cornelia Arts Building at 1800 West Cornelia Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, opens its doors for visitors to meet talented artists and artisans in person, explore their art practices up close, and purchase art and crafts directly from their makers.


Currently over 95 local artists and artisans work here, including painters, sculptors, photographers, ceramic artists, print-makers, jewelers, designers, and much more. The juried front lobby guest artist is Mary Foster, showcasing her beautiful paintings and hand-painted woodcut prints. With one-of-a-kind artwork and special artisan-made gifts by the building artists, the event offers something for the whole family to enjoy.


Building on four decades of fostering creativity, the venue nears completion on a multi-year remodeling effort, with more than double the studios and artists, and more art than ever before. Established in 1986 in a former ice-house, the Cornelia Arts Building is located at 1800 West Cornelia, at the border of three distinct Chicago Neighborhoods; Roscoe Village, Lakeview, and North Center. Located close to public transportation and only two blocks south of the Addison Brown Line CTA stop, the building has a free parking lot and street parking nearby. Events are free and open to the public.

March 21

Home Buyer Seminar

March 23

Bunny Hop hosted by Wintrust Bank- Roscoe Village