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The SAIC 150th Anniversary Gala raises more than $1.2 million for student scholarships.
A new book and spring symposium examine the achievements and influence of women in media art and emerging technologies.
With a new online art history course that features the museum’s collection, SAIC enters the world of web learning.
A new committee of successful local business owners is starting a movement to support SAIC student entrepreneurs.
Decade after decade, SAIC's Photography department has grown, always evolving with changing technologies and encouraging students to pursue their own aesthetics and interests.
A new scholarship and recent exhibition pay tribute to a much-loved SAIC professor and artist who influenced everyone who met her.
SAIC faculty Mark Jeffery discusses his research-based process, the interdisciplinary curriculum at SAIC, and his class Performing the Document.
SAIC alum and teacher John Vanderpoel significantly influenced O’Keeffe and the field of figure drawing.
SAIC and Jane Addams Hull-House Museum host a dinner and discussion about prison reform centered around the artist group Lucky Pierre's ongoing Final Meals project
A "rerouted" meal brings together students, faculty, and artists to discuss food systems, lakefront shoals, shipwrecks, and shared human experience
Since the first SAIC scholarship was established in 1891, students have benefited greatly from the financial support that enables them to further their artistic goals.
A history of the Art and Technology Studies department told by some of the people who were there
A new art and science course bring together two schools to develop collaborative visualizations of big data.
Leonard W. Volk helped rebuild the school after the Great Chicago Fire.
In 1892 SAIC alum and faculty member Enella Benedict founded the Art School at the Hull House.
After World War II, the Monster Roster— a group of predominantly SAIC artists led by Leon Golub—established a deeply existential and fiercely independent Chicago style that had a lasting impact on American art.
SAIC Professor Claudia Hart wages war on the separation between technology and femininity.
One of the Chicago Imagists, Ed Paschke (BFA 1961, MFA 1970, HON 1990) was once described as "a formalist in wolf's clothing."
SAIC artists and designers are expanding the possibilities of 3D printing.
A record number of SAIC alumni and faculty members took part in the 2014 Whitney Biennial.
Over the past three decades, SAIC professor and alum Eduardo Kac (MFA 1990) has redefined the avant-garde.
SAIC students and faculty teamed up with Scenarios USA to help Chicago high school students address the issues in their lives.
Whitney Halstead (BFA 1949, MFA 1954) was an art historian, educator, critic, author, artist, alum, and beloved instructor at SAIC.
Ray Yoshida (BFA 1953) was an alum, educator, and key influence on the Chicago Imagists.
Robert Loescher (1937–2007) was a well–known art historian, beloved educator, and lively lecturer who taught at SAIC from 1972–2006.
SAIC Professor Frances Whitehead is modeling new pathways for artists through her work as the Lead Artist on Chicago’s new recreational trail, The 606.
SAIC artists and designers are forging community technology with the Array of Things project.
SAIC alum and faculty member Jeffrey Brown (MFA 2002) draws inspiration from his own life to create comics.
Helen Gardner (1878–1946), influential art historian and SAIC professor, authored art history's seminal textbook.
Lorado Taft (1860–1936) founded SAIC's Sculpture department and gained renown for his monumental and largely allegorical sculptures.
For more than 20 years, N.A.M.E. Gallery showed experimental work and provided a platform for the "genuine oddballs and visionaries" of their generation.
Kathleen Blackshear was an influential artist and teacher who inspired generations of SAIC students.
SAIC Professor John W. Kurtich always stressed the value of seeing the world—now his legacy and love of travel endures through his scholars