We will post events in the fall as they are scheduled. Please peruse our past events section to see the type of programming Multicultural Affairs organizes. We welcome you to contact us if you would like to collaborate or share ideas, since most of our events develop out of student and faculty interests.

Shared History

Shared History


Opening Reception
Friday, April 22, 6:00 p.m.

April 22–July 2

Curator Talk:
Rashayla Marie Brown and Masequa Myers
Saturday, May 7, 2:00 p.m.

South Side Community Art Center
3831 S. Michigan Ave.

Seventy-five years ago, several SAIC students helped found the South Side Community Art Center, the first black art museum in the united states. This exhibition celebrates the collective history of the South Side Community Art Center and SAIC. Student and alumni work will expand upon the rich legacy of partnership between two of America's most vital arts institutions.

Curatorial Committee:

Kevin Whiteneir Jr.
Claire Frost
Veronica Sesana
Al-Qawi Nanavati
Anthony Folks
Itunuoluwa Ebijimi
KT Hawbaker-Krohn
Darryl Deangelo Terrell
Janelle Miller
Brianna McIntyre
Delaney Eubanks

Exhibited Artists:

Alex Bradley Cohen
Archibald Motley
Ayanah Moor
Barbara Jones-Hogu
Chanel Thomas
Charles White
Elizabeth Catlett
Faheem Majeed
Garland Martin Taylor
Kelly Lloyd
Margaret Burroughs
Rashid Johnson
Raymond Thomas
Samantha Hill
Sandra Bridges
Sanford Biggers
Tony Lewis
Al-Qawi Nanavati
Alexandra Antoine
Alexandria Eregbu
Amanda McLin
Amina Ross
André Fuqua
Andres Hernandez
Annette Jackson
Anthony Andre Smith
Auburn Ellis
Brianna McIntyre
Brittney Williams
Cameron Welch
Claire Alicia Smith
Darryl Deangelo Terrell
David Alekhuogie
Gerald Griffin
Imani Love Diltz
James Britt
Jesus Miguel Hilario-Reyes
Lawrence Pearson
Mark Allan Blanchard
Sabrina Grieg
Shane Gooding
Shavana Green
Sherae Rimpsey
Stephanie Lin
Tiana Mincey
Yemonja Smalls