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Surrounds: 11 Installations exhibit at MoMA

On October 21, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) will reopen after a summer-long closure and an ambitious renovation project of its gallery spaces. Among the 10 fall shows opening, Yasmil Raymond (BFA 1999) was an organizer of Surrounds: 11 Installations.

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Chair and Associate Professor of the Department of Historic Preservation at SAIC, Nicholas Lowe, to present research at international, juried conference in Atlanta, GA. 

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is pleased to welcome new full-time faculty members who are joining the School. 

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An evening of Historic Preservation, featuring final thesis presentations by Alyssa Frystak and Palak Shah, with guest speaker Arijit Sen, and a panel discussion between Alyssa Frystak, Palak Shah, Arijit Sen, Carla Bruni, and Nicholas Lowe. 

"The Sea & Poison" was Goat Island's sixth full-length piece.

goat island archive—we have discovered the performance by making it, an exhibit and accompanying performances which pay homage to the performance ar

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Abdul Mubeen and Mohammed Shafeeq’s house after renovation. (Photo: Architectural Heritage Division, INTACH)

Conservation architect at the Architectural Heritage Division of the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) and alum Malvika Bajaj Saini (MS 2000) was part of a team working on a pilot conservation project in the weaver cluster of Chanderi, India.

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A look at the Sidney R. Yates Gallery which has been made to feel like Goat Island’s Lincoln Park-based church gym rehearsal space.

Associate Professor of Historic Preservation and cocurator of goat island archive—we have discovered the performance by making it, 

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Since 2006, the Historic Preservation Department at SAIC has partnered with Landmarks Illinois in a comprehensive survey of recent past, non-residential resources of Suburban Cook County.  Begun under Jim Peters and continued by Eiliesh Tuffy and Charlie Pipal, the survey catalogues a largely unheralded collection of buildings, monuments, signs and structures which are vanishing from our landscape and collective memory.

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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Lost, forgotten, and saved — Chicago’s historic buildings encounter various fates in their lifetime and their stories are constantly evolving. This panel discussion took place on Wednesday, February 13th in SAIC's Ballroom and was moderated by Anne Sullivan (SAIC's Chair of Historic Preservation).

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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"When I bought my home in 2013, I set out to accomplish two goals: 1. to experience, first hand, the process of restoring a historic home and 2. to create a comfortable home big enough to contain the large number of treasures I had amassed from family members over the years."

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