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3RD FRIDAYS | OPEN STUDIOS | 7-10PM

Painters, sculptors, photographers, fashion designers and woodworkers open their studios with interactive demonstrations and special in-studio events. Every month is something different – don’t miss out on this FREE art-filled experience!

FREE parking in the North Lot. Complimentary wine and refreshments served. Upon arrival please enter using the NORTH ENTRANCE.

SEPTEMBER OPEN STUDIOS SPECIAL EVENTS

RIVER LEVEL:

Chicago Maritime Museum (0E5010) Presentation: Water Miracles by Toby Lindofor | 7:30 PM. Experience the heritage, joys, and tribulations of owning classic wooden boats.

Haldoor Woodworking (0A1020) Community Bonfire at the River accessible through this studio beginning at 8:30 PM!

1ST FLOOR:

8A5E CHICAGO (1D1300) – Come explore the 8A5E Café: This hybrid space features artisan coffee, snacks, and technology.

3RD FLOOR:

Joe Rudy (3A3130) – This is a must visit studio with hundreds of incredible, colorful mounted butterflies!

Pop in to see what’s up: Smilebooth (3A3102) | Helen Dannelly (3A3120)

4TH FLOOR:

4TH FLOOR GALLERY – Exhibition: BRIDGEPORT ART CENTER RESIDENT ARTISTS’ SHOWCASE OPENING RECEPTION: TONIGHT! 7 – 10 PM

Printmaking Demonstration presented by Jeffrey Hirst

Complimentary Refreshments – Thank you to our sponsor ARGUS BREWING for the complimentary Brews located off the 4th Floor Gallery!

Resident Artist Corridor Gallery –See the in house talent of our artists and professionals!

Project Onward (4D4400) Art bin prices slashed to 50% off! Come shop this studio tonight!

Eleven Eleven Jewelry (4E3050) Demo of Christmas ornament blowing techniques

Vincent Brooks (4D4415) Tour the displays of this artist’s new street style canvas pieces and customized shoes.

Pop in to see what’s up: | Richard Maltz (4F2018) | Lora Delestowicz-Wierzbowski (4F4009) | Teresa Moorehouse (4D4465) | Joe Turner (4F4008) | Carla Dvorak (4F4014)

5TH FLOOR:

CHICAGO CERAMIC CENTER GALLERY – Exhibition: THE DOUBLE DOWN Opening Reception 7 – 10 PM

Carol Brookes (5B5250) – Experience Carol’s new line of jewelry, Body Pulse, and snack on delicious finger foods while touring her working studio and viewing her currently displayed body of artwork.

Pop in to see what’s up: | Sheila Ganch (5C5433)

NEXT THIRD FRIDAY

October 20, 7-10PM

Please check back for current schedule that is updated a few days before the event.