Good cheer abounds at the Cornelia Arts Building December Open Studios Bring cheer and joy into your life with original art and artisan-made gifts from the Cornelia Arts Building December Open Studios. On Friday December 1st, from 6 - 10 pm, and on Saturday December 2nd, from 11 am - 3 pm, the Cornelia Arts Building at 1800 West Cornelia Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, opens its doors for visitors to meet talented artists and artisans in person, explore their art practices up close, and purchase art and crafts directly from their makers. Visit two full-floors of working art studios at one of the largest artist studio buildings on Chicago’s North side. Currently over 87 local artists and artisans work here, including painters, sculptors, photographers, ceramic artists, print-makers, jewelers, designers, and much more. The juried front lobby guest artist is Elizabeth Hilton, showcasing her unique colorful paintings, sized and priced for gift giving. With one-of-a-kind artwork and special artisan-made gifts by the building artists, the event offers something for the whole family to enjoy. Building on nearly four decades of fostering creativity, the venue nears completion on a multi-year remodeling effort, with more than double the studios and artists, and more art than ever before. Established in 1986 in a former ice-house, the Cornelia Arts Building is located at 1800 West Cornelia, at the border of three distinct Chicago Neighborhoods; Roscoe Village, Lakeview, and North Center. Located close to public transportation and only two blocks south of the Addison Brown Line CTA stop, the building has a free parking lot and street parking nearby. Events are free and open to the public. Cornelia Arts Building December Open Studios Friday, December 1 2023, 6 pm - 10 pm Saturday, December 2, 2023, 11 am - 3 pm The Cornelia Arts Building – Where Art Works 1800 West Cornelia, Chicago, IL Entrance on NW corner of Ravenswood and Cornelia. Two blocks south of Addison Brown Line CTA Station. Free parking available in lot and in neighborhood.