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.
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NEW: Online Registration for Adult Continuing Education is Now Available!
Join us this spring for an exciting lineup of exhibitions, lectures, screenings, and special events.
September 14, 2018
The New York Times fall art preview was recently released, listing more than 100 noteworthy shows to see this fall including many shows with SAIC alums.
September 14, 2018
Contemporary Practices Assistant Professor Maria Gaspar’s digital animation and radio broadcast titled Radioactive: Stories from Beyond the Wall will make its debut this weekend when it is projected against the north-facing wall of the Cook County Department of Corrections in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood.
September 13, 2018
Newcity highlights the art of Chicago's South Side, and the people and places taking strides to share and make history.
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.