RedBox Workshop

RedBox Workshop Custom Signs, Design, Fabrication and Project Management

Specializing in creative, hands-on environments and exhibits focusing on children and their families, as well as scenery and exhibits for a variety of markets. Based in Chicago, RedBox Workshop is a full-service studio offering design, fabrication and project management services. Using a team approach, the RedBox Workshop offers unique, interactive exhibits, environments and scenery.

Breaking ground in Lubbock TX..! Fabrication started a couple months ago I’m the shop!

Breaking ground in Lubbock TX..! Fabrication started a couple months ago I’m the shop!

National Women in Construction Week wrapped up yesterday! RedBox Workshop has increased our shop staff two fold in 2022,...

National Women in Construction Week wrapped up yesterday! RedBox Workshop has increased our shop staff two fold in 2022, and more than half of our new hires have been women –
moving our shop gender ratio is nearly 50/50!
Photo 1 our full shop staff 6 women, 7 men, 3 (of 4) shop dogs.
Women working with RedBox Workshop in Fabrication:
Susan - Head of Paint Department
Jeanna - Carpentry
Kathrine - Metals
Melina - Carpentry & Metals
Mari - Carpentry Lead, CNC Cutting Lead
Melissa - Carpenter

The A-Mazing Airways by Mindsplash is up and running in Mumbai, India. Great job by the RBW staff and the local crew in ...

The A-Mazing Airways by Mindsplash is up and running in Mumbai, India. Great job by the RBW staff and the local crew in Mumbai!

Our latest A-Mazing Airways by Mindsplash left the shop in December, has traveled by truck, rail, and sea container, and...

Our latest A-Mazing Airways by Mindsplash left the shop in December, has traveled by truck, rail, and sea container, and is now being installed in Mumbai, India! Two of our RBW employees are there supervising the load in. We'll post some more photos as it goes up.


Many layers of back printed acrylic mounted to create a ten-foot sunburst for retail display.


Some fun carvings of children's book characters for library endcaps going on in the shop today.


We are at ACM! Come share your story in booth 17! Association of Children's Museums


RedBox Workshop is thrilled to have worked with Habitat for Humanity Chicago and Perkins+Will to create this signage for one of Habitat for Humanity's newest builds!


After 10 years of dedication and hard work, Kidzeum of Health and Science in Springfield, IL is opening this weekend! Great job by Rachael Thompson, Board President, the entire Board of Directors and staff, our design partner, Kraemer Design + Production, Inc., and our staff at RedBox Workshop, especially, Emily Kneer, Director of Project Management, for seeing the project through a successful installation.

To the Kidzeum board, staff, and the Springfield community, enjoy!

Pictured: Nik Strecker, head of the shop at RBW, who has been leading the installation in Springfield for the past several months!


RedBox Workshop is proud to have designed, fabricated, and installed the first floor exhibits of Heroes Hall at Children's Museum of Illinois! More photos to come after the opening this weekend!

The team at CMofIL is hard at work putting the final touches on Heroes Hall! The Museum will be closed Thursday, July 5 and Friday, July 6 and will reopen July 7 for the GRAND OPENING of Heroes Hall! 🚓🚁


RedBox Workshop is at Association of Children's Museums Interactivity Conference! .
Come see us in the marketplace. Booth 19!


Congratulations to The Children's Museum of Indianapolis and Kraemer Design + Production, Inc. on the opening of Sports Legends Experience! We were thrilled to be a part of this project!


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Check out our Cardboard Build system in action at the Children's Museum of Naples!

Contact us for details!

Cardboard Construction is back at C'mon! Visit our Build It! exhibit to see what creations you can engineer like a castle, a rocket ship or maybe even a skyscraper. It's all up to you and your imagination to decide!


RedBox Workshop is at ! Come see us at booth 807!


Our latest installation: Kids World Gallery at Children's Museum of Evansville! Desiged by Kraemer Design + Production, Inc.

Travel the world with cMoe! The Kids World Gallery provide children and their adults with exciting new exhibits focused on Evansville and its 3 sister cities, Tochigi-Shi, Japan; Osnabrück, Germany; and Tizimin, Mexico. Creative, interactive, hands-on learning experiences regarding, family life, language, food, education, architecture, trade, city planning, and government highlight the wonderful similarities and differences between these three unique cities.

The Museum greatly acknowledges the tremendous investment from the Evansville Convention and Visitors Bureau (Visit Evansville) in advancing cultural education at the Children's Museum and to Toyota Indiana, Traylor Bros., Inc. and many individual donors for contributions that they made to help with the gallery.


Unveiling of our newest exhibit: Drink Clean Water! at the Children's Museum of Illinois!

Discovery Gateway Children's Museum

Inside the flight simulator at Discovery Gateway Children's Museum's Saving Lives exhibit!

The Life Flight flight simulator is now open! Intermountain Healthcare


Our latest installation:
Saving Lives at Discovery Gateway Children's Museum, sponsored by Intermountain Healthcare.

Best of luck on a great grand opening! It has been a pleasure working with you on this project!

The Intermountain Life Flight Rescue Hangar Member Preview is happening now! Tomorrow, Saturday, June 24 is the Grand Opening of this new exhibit so don't miss it!


Congratulations to Children's Museum of Fond du Lac for a successful grand opening of Brain Matters! We love the brain hats!

Our newest exhibit, Agnesian HealthCare's BrainMatters, opened today! Thank you to Holyland Catholic School - CPES for helping us celebrate during a field trip! Thanks also, of course, to everyone who made this exhibit possible including our donor, Agnesian HealthCare, wonderful volunteers, board and committee members, community partners, and friends.


A new backdrop for our friends at the Showboat Branson Belle!


Do you have a story to tell?
RedBox Workshop can help!

See you in Pasadena Association of Children's Museums InterActivity 2017
Booth 43


Today, we are installing the newest exhibit at the Children's Museum of Fond du Lac! Brain Matters is set to open early May!

Our newest exhibit, BrainMatters, officially opens May 9! Check out the progress! Developed in partnership with Agnesian HealthCare. Watch Facebook and Twitter for info on upcoming Special Sneak Peek days!

OH WOW Science Center

We are still on site in Ohio at OH WOW! Children's Center finishing up the final installment of Drive to Excel!

How amazing is this! New Drive to Dance exhibit is being installed now!


Our crew is out installing an A-Mazing Airways (by Mindsplash, inc.) at OH WOW! Children's Center! More to come later this week!

New A-Mazing Airways installation has begun! With RedBox Workshop

Cedarhurst Center for the Arts

Excited to be working with Cedarhurst Center for the Arts on their Family Center Renovation!

Cedarhurst needs your help to revitalize its interactive family education center! Watch the video for details, then go online to support this amazing project:

Cedarhurst's Director of Education, Jennifer Sarver, and Museum staff have been working with Chicago’s RedBox Workshop design company to update the space. The result is a $125,000 makeover that will revitalize this creative haven for the next generation.

Cedarhurst opened the interactive Beck Family Education Center in 2008, boasting a variety of hands-on activity stations that promote creative growth and development for all ages. It has become one of the most used and well-loved spaces at Cedarhurst. Free and open to the public, more than 25% of general attendance visitors come to utilize this area.

As expected, heavy traffic has taken a toll on the space, and the proposed redesign will refurbish and redevelop the area based on community feedback. Family center favorites like the lego mosaic and weaving wall will be enhanced, while new activities like a curating station and collaborative sculpture provide new fun and creative challenges. The redesign focuses on open-ended activities that will bring back visitors by giving them fresh experiences on every visit. The popular tree will stay, the center of a new Storytime Glen reading area with more room for books and rolling hill benches that invite family reading.

Help fund this exciting redesign that will serve southern Illinois families for years to come! Contact Hillary Esser or visit for full details.


Here is a sneak peak of a few of the new STEAM basedd Discovery Kiosk Panels at kidscommons! Enjoy your new exhibit! Can't wait to see photos of the rest!

THEY'RE HERE! This is just a little teaser to show you a sample of our 12 new STEAM discovery panels.


Seeking Partners!!!
"To boldly go where no kid has gone before..."

Curious? Post a comment below for more information!

Children's Museum of Illinois

Check out one of our newest exhibits, which just opened at the Children's Museum of Illinois! Enjoy your HEALTHY MOUTH!

It's time! We are unveiling our new Healthy Mouth exhibit sponsored by Jerger Pediatric Dentistry!

9 Ways to Create Children's Play Areas

9 Ways to Create Children's Play Areas

Want to know top trends in children's play areas? Get the skinny from Interior Designer Stephanie Shook on how to make your children's space more inviting!


Thanks for coming to Chicago today, OH WOW! Children's Center! It is so great to see this project coming together. Thank you to Richter Studios for a great day of filming!

So excited: Suzanne, Jacci Nohra Duda, Aiden Thompson, and Aiden’s parents Amy and Dave Thompson, are in Chicago with our friends from RedBox Workshop filming for our next exhibit Drive to Dance. Thanks to The Hine Memorial Fund of the Youngstown Foundation for their support of this new experience.


4242 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue
Chicago, IL

Opening Hours

Monday 7am - 5pm
Tuesday 7am - 5pm
Wednesday 7am - 5pm
Thursday 7am - 5pm
Friday 7am - 5pm




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