All-City Visual Arts Programs provide a unique opportunity to showcase student achievement in visual and media arts and exhibit their work in highly-visible, public exhibition spaces in Chicago.

High School Visual Arts Exhibition

This Spring exhibition showcases 2D, 3D, and digital artwork by CPS high school students in a gallery space in the Loop. All CPS students in grades 9 through 12 (including charter, contract, and options schools) are eligible to apply.

High School Visual Arts Exhibition: Important Dates and Submission Information

2018–19 important dates and submission information coming soon! In the meantime, please email allcityarts@cps.edu with any questions.


Elementary School Visual Arts Exhibition

This Spring exhibition features 2D, 3D, and digital artwork by CPS elementary school students in grades PreK through 8. The 2018 exhibition marked the first year that the Department of Arts Education displayed all student artwork in one location (Pulaski Park)—over 500 pieces were featured! All CPS students in grades PreK–8 are eligible to apply.

Elementary Visual Arts Exhibition: Important Dates and Submission Information

2018–19 important dates and submission information coming soon! In the meantime, please email allcityarts@cps.edu with any questions.