Arts + Public Life is active on the University of Chicago campus, across the South Side of Chicago, and beyond. Our offices, galleries, and woodshop are housed in the Arts Incubator on E. Garfield Boulevard.

Host your event at the Arts Incubator
Our spaces are available to rent by organizations and community groups for public programs and special events. In order to rent our spaces, your event must be open to the public. Spaces are not available for private functions (birthday parties, graduation parties, baby showers, wedding receptions, etc). Space rental fees are applicable to non-partner organizations and groups. Rental assistance and additional resources are available to need-based organizations and groups.

For more information about rentals, contact Randall Walker at
For partnership affiliation, please contact Nikki Patin at

Submit your rental inquiries below to get started:


pin301 E Garfield Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60637

Wed-Fri 12:00pm-6:00pm
Extended hours during events