Welcome to the Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center. Whether you're just discovering the world of fire arts or are an accomplished artisan, we provide access to an array of specialized services that can’t be found elsewhere in the Twin Cities. Discover our current class offerings, learn about our studio rental opportunities, shop our storefront gallery, and view upcoming events.

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Tools of the Trade
Join the Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center (CAFAC) for a celebration of creativity and innovation in tool-making.
From the blacksmith’s treasured hand-forged hammers to the devices we all use every day for cooking, caretaking, and maintenance, tools are an integral part of human life with an ancient history. The Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center’s, Tools of the Trade show seeks to explore these essential implements, for their utilitarian purposes and as artworks in their own right. More details on our gallery page.
Click on the link to enter http://www.smarterentry.com/CallsForEntry/CAFAC

About Us
Welding for Artists class (courtesy of Noah Wolf)
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Classes
Build Your Own Propane Forge class (courtesy of Noah Wolf)
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Studio
Second floor mezzanine jewelry studios
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Gallery
The former Nokomis Theatre lobby turned CAFAC gallery
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Community
Installing 2010 SPEAK Project sculpture
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Events
Fire performance at 2009 Fire-Taz-Matic-O-Rama event
Dedicated to art forms produced by heat, spark, or flame.
An array of offerings, open to anyone with an interest.
Self-contained spaces for rent by working and emerging artists.
A place for neighbors, artists, and friends.
The things we've done...and the exciting things to come!