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.

The 2019 High School Visual Arts Exhibition took place on April 10–20, 2019 at Expo 72.


Elementary School Visual Arts Exhibition

This Spring exhibition features 2D, 3D, and digital artwork by CPS elementary school students in grades PreK through 8. All CPS students in grades PreK–8 are eligible to apply.

The 2019 Elementary School Visual Arts Exhibition took place on May 1–10, 2019 at Expo 72.


Senior Portfolio Exhibition

In partnership with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), the All-City Senior Portfolio Exhibition gives CPS high school seniors the opportunity to exhibit their artwork and to gain exposure among selected admissions representatives of various colleges and universities.

The 2019 Senior Portfolio Exhibition took place on January 8–13, 2019 at the SAIC Neiman Center.