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 2021 exhibition schedule.

Due to COV19 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 complimentary wine and refreshments at this free event.


Past Events