March 2, 2016
CHICAGO—This month, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, will present a diverse selection of lectures, symposia and exhibitions. For the month of March, faculty, staff, students, alumni and members of the public can attend SAIC’s annual, highly anticipated "Spring Undergraduate Exhibition;" a talk by James Rondeau, President and Eloise W.
March 1, 2016
SAIC's Conversations at the Edge Series Caps its Season with Films, Performances and Talks by Groundbreaking Artists
CHICAGO—To help close out its 150th Anniversary celebrations, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, will present a compelling selection of screenings, performances and talks by groundbreaking media artists in its Conversations at the Edge media series. SAIC will present the following artists:
February 24, 2016
The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), once again, ranks among the top producers of US Fulbright Scholars for specialized institutions.
February 22, 2016
CHICAGO—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, announced two gifts totaling $1 million in support of part-time faculty. The gifts come from Karen and Jim Frank and Todd and Liz Warnock.
February 17, 2016
Conversation Piece by Garland Martin Taylor (BA 2005, MA 2007) “refers to the discussion people have around the gun” but is also about peace, reports the Chicago Reader.
February 16, 2016
Dread Scott (BFA 1989) returned to SAIC on Monday to give a lecture discussing “issues of race, incarceration, war, government, repression, and revolution.” The Chicago Tribune discusses Scott’s willingness to address controversial topics, most famously in his work “What Is the Proper Way to Display a US Flag?” that was displayed in a minority student show in 1989.
February 16, 2016
Chicago Magazine says that their 2016 Power 50 list of most influential Chicagoans is a shake up this year, and SAIC is well-represented on the list.
February 14, 2016
CHICAGO—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), one of the nation’s leading art and design schools, announced a $2 million endowment gift from Paula and James Crown, Nancy and A. Steven Crown, and the Crown Family Philanthropies. The gift will endow a full professorship to be known as the Crown Family Professor in Painting and Drawing. The gift comes while SAIC is in the midst of a year-long celebration of its 150th Anniversary.
February 11, 2016
A new committee of successful local business owners is starting a movement to support SAIC student entrepreneurs.
February 10, 2016
The Chicago Reader recently profiled the Monster Roster as part of the opening of the Smart Museum's Monster Roster: Existential Art in Postwar Chicago exhibition.