March 21, 2018

Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund Celebrates Brilliant Decade

Throughout its decade-long existence, the Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund for the Performing and Visual Arts has awarded six SAIC students with its prestigious Annenberg Felllowship.

March 21, 2018

David Hartt and Martine Syms Awarded Graham Foundation Inaugural Fellowships

SAIC alumni David Hartt (MFA 1994) and Martine Syms (BFA 2007) are inaugural Fellows as part of the Graham Foundation's new fellowship program.

March 14, 2018

Film Noir: Puppet Style

SAIC alum makes puppets for bold new comedy.

March 13, 2018

Jesse Ball Writes Surreal Homage to Beloved Brother

SAIC writing professor Jesse Ball has released his latest novel Census.

March 13, 2018

Venice Biennale US Pavilion Announces Seven Projects for its Dimensions of Citizenship Exhibition

Details of the seven facets of the US contribution to the Venice Architecture Biennale for the exhibition Dimensions of Citizenship were announced at a press conference in New York on March 12.

March 12, 2018

U.S. Pavilion at Biennale Architettura 2018 Announces Details of Architects’ Projects for Dimensions of Citizenship

Chicago, March 13, 2018—The U.S. Pavilion at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, commissioned by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) and The University of Chicago (UChicago), today announced new details about the exhibition Dimensions of Citizenship. The exhibition’s curators have commissioned seven architecture practices to explore how citizenship may be defined, constructed, enacted, contested, or expressed in the built environment at seven different spatial scales.

March 6, 2018

SAIC and Illinois Humanities Explore What It Means to Redesign the Criminal Justice System

Over the past 30 years, America’s prison population has boomed, with the United States now housing 5% of the world’s population but 25% of its prisoners.

March 3, 2018

SAIC Raises More Than $615,000 at 'Beautiful Night' Auction and Benefit

CHICAGO–The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, raised more than $615,000 at its first faculty and alumni art auction and benefit. Proceeds from the auction contribute to Beautiful/Work: The Campaign for SAIC, an initiative to raise $50 million for increased scholarship opportunities, faculty support, and programming.    Highlights from the auction and benefit included:

March 2, 2018

Venice Biennale US Pavilion Contributors Recognized by Newcity Design 50

Newcity released its 2018 "Design 50" issue, which recognizes the leading voices in Chicago design.

March 2, 2018

Aliza Nisenbaum's Paintings Acquired by Minneapolis Institute of Art

SAIC alum Aliza Nisenbaum (BFA 2001, MFA 2005) has agreed to sell three of her paintings to the Minneapolis Institute of Art.

March 1, 2018

SAIC Presents March and April Exhibitions and Events

Beginning March 10, 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 events. 

February 23, 2018

Tania Bruguera Selected For Tate's Turbine Hall

SAIC alum Tania Bruguera (MFA 2001, HON 2016) can add another accolade to her list: Tate Modern commission.

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