COVID-19 Statement: New offices hours are Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm and Sunday 9am-12pm.

The 8th Annual Art Competition dates will remain as planned. The submission deadline is April 13th, and Opening reception and awards ceremony is May 15th. Apply Here!

Illinois High School Art Exhibition(IHSAE)

March 8-April 3, 2020
College fair and awards ceremony: Sunday, March 8, 11am-5pm
4TH FLOOR GALLERY

OPEN STUDIOS

EVERY THIRD FRIDAY OF THE MONTH 7-10PM – MORE DETAILS

IHSAE Senior Scholarship Exhibition

March 8th -April 3, 2020
Third Floor Gallery Rental

AVAILABLE
ART CLASSES

Checkout the many available
creative classes at the
Bridgeport Art Center

connecting creative professionals to unique spaces

Bridgeport Art Center is a multi-disciplinary creative home for artists, designers, and professionals working across various art forms, media and vocations.  It is an inspirational place to work, create, and share ideas with peers.  This historic and visually breathtaking Chicago building defines raw urban elegance and features three curated Art Galleries, artist studios, the Fashion Design Center, Chicago Ceramic Center, the Skyline Loft and the Sculpture Garden Gallery event venues, and a multitude of unique businesses, small and large.

CHICAGO CERAMIC CENTER

Next Pottery Class Session begins
March 9, 2020

CALL FOR ENTRIES

Deadline April 13, 2020
CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION

Exhibiton Dates: May 15th- July 3rd
Awards Ceremony May 15th 7-10PM

Featured
November 19, 2019

8th Annual Art Competition Dates Announced

BAC is happy to announce its 8th Annual Art Competition, to take place May 15th to July 3rd, 2020. Distinguished jurors Ilze Arajs and Alan Leder will award the winners at the opening reception being held on Friday, May 15th. More details on the show and submission deadline will be provided soon! Stay tuned!
Building News
November 19, 2019

Project Onward featured in WTTW

The artists of Project Onward bring real skills and distinctive visions to the uncommon artwork they make. The studio gallery in the Bridgeport Art Center is a sanctuary for adult artists with developmental disabilities and mental disorders.

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CREATIVE SPACES

 Artist studios, office suites,
and industrial work space

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EVENT SPACES

Two exceptional settings for your
next special occasion or event

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