SAIC Recognized again for Excellence in Diversity
Learn about our efforts toward supporting and building a diverse community.
SAIC’s new faculty members represent a diverse range of practices, media, and methodologies and exemplify SAIC’s focus on interdisciplinary studies. Read more.
SAIC's suggested FAFSA priority deadline for each upcoming academic year is December 1 for Undergraduate Illinois Residents, January 1 for All Others. More info.
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Join us this spring for an exciting lineup of exhibitions, lectures, screenings, and special events.
February 28, 2019
Newcity released its annual Design 50 list along with a special Design Hall of Fame, honoring those who drive the creation of form, function, and beauty.
February 28, 2019
artnet News asked more than 30 professors teaching contemporary art at some of the top university art history and MFA programs across the country to find out who they thought groundbreaking millennial artists were, and Martine Syms (BFA 2007) made the list.
February 11, 2019
Caroline Picard (MFA 2010) recently shut the doors of the Logan Square bookstore, gallery, and performing arts space Sector 2337.
For more than 150 years, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) has been a leader in educating the world’s most influential artists, designers, and scholars. Located in downtown Chicago with a fine arts graduate program consistently ranking among the top programs in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, SAIC provides an interdisciplinary approach to art and design as well as world-class resources, including the Art Institute of Chicago museum, on-campus galleries, and state-of-the-art facilities. SAIC’s undergraduate, graduate, and post-baccalaureate students have the freedom to take risks and create the bold ideas that transform Chicago and the world—as seen through notable alumni and faculty such as Michelle Grabner, David Sedaris, Elizabeth Murray, Richard Hunt, Georgia O’Keeffe, Cynthia Rowley, Nick Cave, Jeff Koons, and LeRoy Neiman.