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Bri Beck courtesy of Sixty Inches from Center

This April, Art Therapy student Bri Beck (MA 2019) hosted the first Disability Art Showcase and Maker-Space at Access Living, downtown Chicago's main center

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SAIC Shows

Beginning March 9, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, kicks off a host of exciting year-end even

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SAIC was named the top producer of Fulbright US Students for special focus four-year institutions for 2018–19 with six awardees, reports the Chronicle of Higher Education

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A Long Walk Home cofounder Scheherezade Tillet (MA 2005) hosts town hall with #MeToo movement founder Tarana Burke at SAIC. 

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Several SAIC alums and faculty have participated in the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Gallery 400's current exhibition, Chicago Disability Activism, Arts, and Design: 1970s to Today.

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Art in Chicago: A History from the Fire to Now, a new book tells the history of visual art in Chicago from before the Great Chicago Fire in 1871 to

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SAIC community members are once again an integral part of this year's EXPO CHICAGO, Chicago's international exposition of contemporary and modern art.

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SAIC was featured on NBC Today Show as part of the special series Together TODAY.

SAIC continues its year-end events with an exciting line-up for spring and summer.

Alum Lisa Slominski (BA 2003) recently wrote an extensive article for Artsy about the fully blossomed movement of studios and art spaces created in

Richard Casper (BFA 2012) and his nonprofit organization, CreatiVets, were the recent feature of a Time magazine story.

Wintrust Arena

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) will hold its 2018 Commencement Ceremony at the new Wintrust Arena at 200 East Cermak Road.