January 16, 2019

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Presents Fashion Designer Henrik Vibskov in His First U.S. Residency

CHICAGO—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, presents Copenhagen-based fashion designer Henrik Vibskov in his first artist residency in the United States. Through a collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) and the IN>TIME performance festival, Vibskov will install as part of the residency “Henrik Vibskov : 0000 : State on State,” a multimedia exhibition including fashion, film and a massive paper installation at SAIC’s Sullivan Galleries, on view from Feb. 7 through 14, 2019. 

Martha Rosler, Untitled, Frankfurt (Main), 2004, c-print, 26 ½ x 40 inches. © Martha Rosler. Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York

January 16, 2019

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Releases Spring Lineup of Visiting Artists

This spring, 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 spring season kicks off on February 5.

September 20, 2018

SAIC Concludes First-Ever Significant Fundraising Campaign with $55.2 Million

CHICAGO–The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, raised $55.2 million as part of its first ever significant fundraising effort, Beautiful/Work: The Campaign for SAIC, exceeding its goal to raise $50 million for student scholarships and faculty support by 10 percent.

September 14, 2018

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the RumChata Foundation Partner to Support Emerging Fashion Designers

CHICAGO—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, teamed up with the RumChata Foundation to provide a $20,000 merit fellowship to a student graduating from the school’s Master of Design in Fashion, Body and Garment program. The RumChata Foundation Fellowship in Fashion Design, now in it’s third year, supports the vision of emerging fashion designers as they begin their careers by providing critical financial assistance that gives them the freedom to take creative risks.

Eva Papamargariti, still from Always a body, always a thing, 2017. Image courtesy of the artist

August 23, 2018

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Announces Fall Season of Conversations at the Edge Experimental Media Series

The fall season of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s (SAIC) critically acclaimed series Conversations at the Edge begins September 13 with a distinguished lineup of screenings, performances and talks by groundbreaking artists who exemplify the boundary-blurring nature of experimental media.

Martin Berger

August 1, 2018

SAIC Welcomes Martin Berger as Dean of Faculty and Vice President of Academic Affairs

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, announced the appointment of Martin Berger as the School’s Dean of Faculty and Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Amanda Williams, Ultrasheen, from Color(ed) Theory Suite, 2014–16. Courtesy of the artist

July 19, 2018

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Announces Fall Visiting Artists Line-Up

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.

July 17, 2018

SAIC Launches New Apparel Shop

CHICAGO (JULY 17, 2018)—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, launched a new online store featuring sleek branded apparel and gear befitting of a world-renowned art and design school. Top items from the collection include a monochromatic crewneck sweatshirt, beanie, travel mug and tote bag, as well as a “No Art Making in Restrooms” pin, a nod to campus signage that famously appears at the entrance to some SAIC restrooms.

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