Bridgeport Art Center

Bridgeport Art Center (BAC) was established in 2001. BAC is a creative home for  artists, designers, and professionals. Located in the former Spiegel Warehouse,  BAC is a 500,000 sq ft building with high ceilings, beautiful wood beams over 100  years old, exposed brick and large windows with incredible city views facing north,  south, east and west. This industrial building is inspirational for office spaces, artist,  woodworking and fashion designers. Bridgeport Art Center is home to over 100  artists, businesses, Gallery Row, the Fashion Design Center, the Chicago Ceramic  Center and two stunning event venues, Sky Line Loft, the Sculpture Garden and four  galleries. Bridgeport Art Center serves as a resource for creative minds and is a focal  point of emerging and evolving art in Chicago. BAC has studios, offices and gallery  spaces available. 

Visit for a complete 2022 exhibition schedule. 

Due to COVID–19 restrictions, please check  our website to confirm Open Studios hours. Join us every third Friday of the month  from 7–10 pm when artists open up their  studios with interactive demonstrations and  special events. Explore four art galleries  and enjoy this free event.



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