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.
Students have many options when it comes to getting involved in the SAIC community. Learn more.
Summer Registration is Now Open!
Join us this spring for an exciting lineup of exhibitions, lectures, screenings, and special events.
May 20, 2019
The first solo museum show in New York devoted to the work of Roger Brown (BFA 1968, MFA 1970) debuted at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD).
May 6, 2019
Hyperallergic reviewed The Gutter Art of Stephen Varble: Genderqueer Performance Art in the 1970s, Photographs by Greg Day, curated by David Getsy.
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.
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.