Rent the ARC

The American Rhythm Center, located in Chicago's historic Fine Arts Building, offers hourly, weekly, monthly and yearly rentals of professionally equipped studios for classes, rehearsals, informal performances, exhibitions, receptions and other events. Our studios include:

  • one 1,500+ square-foot studio
  • one 950 square-foot studio
  • one 700 square-foot performing arts studio overlooking Michigan Avenue

Rental rates vary depending on time of day, length of event and purpose of use. For complete information, please contact us by submitting the following form, by writing to us at or by calling us at (312) 922-1272

Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you!

Elaine Cohen Studio
(Studio A) Approx. 700 sqft.

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(Studio B) Approx. 950 sqft.

Patti Selander Eylar Studio
(Studio C) Approx. 1500 sqft.

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    Original support for the ARC was provided by Elaine Cohen & Arlen Rubin, Charles Gardner & Patti Eylar, Jane Ellen Murray, Pamela Crutchfield, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, Prince Charitable Trusts, The Boeing Company, The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, Arts Work Fund for Organizational Development, James S. Kemper Foundation, Illinois Arts Council Agency, Polk Bros. Foundation through IFF, and Jenner & Block.