Visit: Public Guests

Non-SAIC visitors can make appointments here.

The RBSC has limited availability. We are not able to accommodate requests outside of our posted appointments.  


COVID-19 protocols
All visitors who are not current students, faculty, and staff with a valid ARTICard will need to show proof of vaccination and, if eligible, booster to enter the RBSC. Current SAIC students, faculty, and staff need to scan their ARTICard upon arrival.


For those unable to schedule an appointment, we have launched a full virtual tour of the RBSC!




Location and Contact Information

Roger Brown Study Collection
1926 N. Halsted St.
Chicago, Illinois 60614

voice: 773.929.2452

Directions to the RBSC
The RBSC is located at 1926 North Halsted Street, 1/2 block south of Armitage Avenue on Halsted Street, on the west side of the street.

By public transportation

  • CTA Brown Line: Exit at Armitage and walk three blocks east to Halsted Street. Turn right on Halsted and go 1/2 block south to 1926.
  • CTA Red Line: Exit at North Avenue, go to Halsted St. (1/4 block east) and walk 2 1/2 blocks north to 1926.
  • CTA Bus # 8, Halsted Street Bus, exit at Armitage and walk 1/2 block south to 1926.

By car
From I-94, exit at North Avenue, drive east to Halsted Street. Turn left/north on Halsted Street and drive 2.5 blocks to 1926. There's a parking garage directly across the street (credit card only).