February 4, 2019

Unbrackish: Call for Contributors

Graduate students from all disciplines are invited to engage with each other’s work and contribute to Unbrackish.

October 2, 2019

SAIC Fall Programming Inspires Community Impact, Facilitates Conversation

SAIC is putting forward a series of compelling arts and culture events for Chicagoans this fall. The programming, which ranges from panel discussions to curated exhibits, is meant to inspire area residents and the next generation of thinkers and makers who challenge convention.

October 1, 2019

Culture Wars, Cartoon Creations, Charged Speech: The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Examines the First Amendment

CHICAGO—For more than 200 years, First Amendment issues have impacted art and civic life through political cartoons, charged speech, culture wars, and the images posted on social media platforms today. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, will host a panel discussion examining how the First Amendment impacts our freedom of speech and expression.

August 26, 2019

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Digitally Preserves Rare Artist Talks

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a leader in art and design education, has preserved more than 500 hours of original recordings of rare artists’ lectures and, for the first time, will make the files available unrestricted to the public for educational and research purposes.

Nayland Blake, Magic, 1990–91, puppet, steel, paper, wood, nylon straps, artificial flowers, and carrying case, 33 3/4 x 42 5/8 x 41 3/4 inches. ©Nayland Blake. Courtesy of Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

August 8, 2019

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Presents Fall Visiting Artists Lineup

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.

April 30, 2019

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Presents Spring and Summer Exhibitions and Events

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education continues its year-end events with an exciting line-up for spring and summer.

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April 25, 2019

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Fashion 2019 Runway Show and Exhibition Considers the Potential for Transformation through Design

Students from the Department of Fashion Design at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) will make a fresh, bold statement when their designs hit the runway at the School’s annual fashion show and exhibition on May 3.

Mierle Laderman Ukeles

April 15, 2019

Mierle Laderman Ukeles to Deliver Commencement Address for the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

CHICAGO—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, will welcome celebrated artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles who will deliver the School’s commencement address on Monday, May 13, at Wintrust Arena, 200 East Cermak Road. Ukeles, an activist artist known for her feminist works, will receive an honorary doctorate from the School, along with esteemed honorees, photographer Dawoud Bey, whose latest body of work was recently featured at the Art Institute of Chicago; filmmaker Isaac Julien and cartoonist and SAIC alum Chris Ware (SAIC 1991–93).

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