September 21, 2015

Block Party Kicks Off SAIC’s 150th Anniversary

This weekend the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) launched its yearlong 150th Anniversary celebration with block parties for students, Chicago families, and SAIC alumni, faculty, and staff from the School and museum.

September 16, 2015

SAIC Faculty Member Explores the Effect of Global Trade on Rural Towns

SAIC faculty member Sarah Ross (Sculpture and Art Education) and Ryan Griffis, professor at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, explore the effect of global trade on Beardstown, Illinois, in the exhibition Between the Bottomlands & the World on view at the Newport Visual Art Center.

September 16, 2015

SAIC Partners with EXPO CHICAGO on the 2015 /Dialogues Series

Presented in partnership with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), /Dialogues offers panel discussions, conversations, and provocative artistic discourse with leading artists, curators, designers, and arts professionals on the current issues that engage them. Friday, September 18

September 16, 2015

SAIC Alum to Star in New MTV Prank Show

Matteo Lane (BFA 2009) will star in MTV’s new hidden-camera prank show Ladylike.

September 16, 2015

SAIC Alumni Collaborate on Skateboarding-Inspired Installation

SAIC alumni Jonas Sebura (MFA 2011) and Alex Gartelmann (MFA 2012) have been collaborating since 2009.

September 16, 2015

SAIC Alumni’s Light Sculptures on view at the Garfield Park Conservatory

Petra Bachmaier (BFA 1999) and Sean Gallero (BFA 1998), the artist duo operating under the name Luftwerk, have new work on view at the Garfield Park Conservatory.

September 16, 2015

Half Acre Crafted a Beer for SAIC’s 150th Anniversary

Half Acre, a local brewery founded by SAIC alum Gabriel Magliaro (BFA 2003), will debut a new beer at SAIC’s 150th Anniversary Block Party on Saturday, September 19.

September 16, 2015

National Science Foundation Awards $3.1 Million to Array of Things Project

Associate Professor Douglas Pancoast is working with an interdisciplinary team of designers, engineers, and scientists at the Computation Institute (a joint initiative of University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory), the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Northern Illinois University, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on the

September 16, 2015

National Science Foundation Awards $3.1 Million to Array of Things

WBEZ reports that the National Science Foundation awarded $3.1 million to Array of Things as part of the White House's Smart Cities initiative.

September 16, 2015

SAIC Receives the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award

SAIC has received INSIGHT Into Diversity 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award.

September 16, 2015

The Past, Present, and Future of Design

After 150 years, design at SAIC takes the next step—a Design History track to study that history.

September 14, 2015

SAIC Receives INSIGHT into Diversity 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

CHICAGO—Today, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) received the 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

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