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.
Winter Adult Continuing Education and Early College Program Registration is Now Open!
Join us this spring for an exciting lineup of exhibitions, lectures, screenings, and special events.
November 15, 2018
SAIC's Holiday Art Sale which starts tomorrow and takes place at the Millennium Park Art Market was featured on Chicago’s WTTW and the Daily Herald for activities to do the weekend of November 15–18.
October 16, 2018
The Chicago Tribune has announced its picks for 2018 holiday events in Chicago. Not to be missed is the Millennium Park Holiday Art Market, November 16–18, from 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m., featuring work by more than 150 student artists from SAIC, Columbia College Chicago, and After School Matters.
July 19, 2018
CHICAGO—This fall, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, will host a distinguished lineup of visiting artists who exemplify the boundary-blurring nature of contemporary art. The fall season kicks off on September 10.
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.