CELEBRATING over 30 YEARS as a Working Art Studio Building!

Cornelia Arts Building

Cornelia Arts Building – Where Art Works

Established in 1986, CAB is one of the largest All-Artist studio buildings on Chicago’s Northside. Conveniently located at 1800 W. Cornelia Ave., CAB rests in the epicenter of three distinct Chicago Neighborhoods; Lakeview, Roscoe Village, and Ravenswood/North Center. Our quarterly open studios are free to enjoy and feature work by local artists including painters, photographers, sculptors and more.

Rent Space at Cornelia Arts Building

Click here, if you’re interested in renting a studio space or exhibiting your work as a guest artist during our open studio events.

Mark your Calendar for our 2017 Open Studios!

Friday, March 10, 6-10pm
Friday, May 19, 6-10pm
Friday, October 6, 6-10pm
Friday, December 8, 6-10pm

Art on two floors from 40 artists in their studios, plus hallway exhibitions by guest artists. For our March Open Studios, we will have the Donermen food truck in the parking lot!

All open studio nights are free and fun for all to enjoy. Join our mailing list to be sure to receive your invitation to our next event. Close to public transportation, free parking available!


 Located just west of the Metra tracks on Ravenswood, one block south of Addison and two blocks east of Damen, and a short two blocks south of the Addison Brown Line train stop.

Studio visits by appointment only. Please contact individual artists.