SAIC Names Elissa Tenny President to Succeed Walter Massey, Effective July 1, 2016
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The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Announces its 2015 Commencement Speaker and Honorary Doctorate Recipients
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SAIC and CB2 Launch Student-Designed Space-Saving Collection
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SAIC Rounds Out Its 146th Year of Visiting Artists

SAIC Rounds Out Its 146th Year of Visiting Artists
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Wafaa Bilal (MFA 2003), The Ashes Series: Chair, archival inkjet photograph, 2003–13, 40 x 50 in. Copyright Wafaa Bilal. Courtesy of Driscoll Babcock Galleries and Lawrie Shabibi
Wafaa Bilal (MFA 2003), The Ashes Series: Chair, archival inkjet photograph, 2003–13, 40 x 50 in. Copyright Wafaa Bilal. Courtesy of Driscoll Babcock Galleries and Lawrie Shabibi

Record Number of SAIC Community Members Prepare for Whitney Biennial
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Whitney Museum of American Art, 945 Madison Avenue, New York, NY; Architect: Marcel Breuer and Hamilton Smith (1963–1966). Photo: Jerry L. Thompson
Whitney Museum of American Art, 945 Madison Avenue, New York, NY; Architect: Marcel Breuer and Hamilton Smith (1963–1966). Photo: Jerry L. Thompson
 
 

July 23, 2015
SAIC Appoints a New Head of its Career + Co-Op Center

Terri Lonier brings more than 20 years of experience in employment and entrepreneurship to prepare SAIC students and alumni for their professional practices

July 23, 2015
SAIC Appoints Renowned Art Historian David Getsy as Interim Dean of Graduate Studies

Getsy, a scholar of queer and transgender studies in art history, will oversee the school’s Master of Arts programs and its nationally ranked Master of Fine Arts programs.

July 13, 2015
SAIC Kicks off Its Visiting Artist Series with an Esteemed Group Including Alumni Chris Ware, Jeff Koons and Sarah Vowell

SAIC’s Visiting Artists Program and Conversations at the Edge bring in 17 leading artists and scholars for lectures and screenings.

May 1, 2015
SAIC Hosts the Graduate Design Show 2015

The exhibition features a diverse collection of works by 41 emerging designers

April 22, 2015
SAIC Names Elissa Tenny President to Succeed Walter Massey, Effective July 1, 2016

Heading into the 2015–16 academic year and the school’s 150th anniversary, the Board of Trustees provides for a seamless leadership transition when President Walter Massey assumes the position of chancellor

April 21, 2015
Ellen and Richard Sandor Pledge More Than $1 Million for New Scholarships at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

The gifts will support students studying technology or film, video, new media and animation.

April 17, 2015
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Announces its 2015 Commencement Speaker and Honorary Doctorate Recipients

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), one of the nation’s leading art and design schools, will welcome contemporary artist Albert Oehlen to deliver the school’s 149th commencement address on Monday, May 11, at the Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Congress Parkway.

March 24, 2015
SAIC Announces Year-End Graduate Programming

Featured events include the MFA Show; IMPACT Graduate Performance Festival; Film, Video, New Media, Animation, and Sound Festival; MFA Writing Program Reading; and Master of Arts and Science Symposia.

March 20, 2015
SAIC to Host its Annual Undergraduate Exhibition

Exhibition runs from March 14 through April 1 and features more than 250 emerging artists.