SAIC Announces March Events, Lectures and Symposia

SAIC Announces March Events, Lectures and Symposia
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Ellen Sandor (MFA 1975, HON 2014) and (art)n, Chris Kemp, Chris Day, and Ben Carney, Mies-en-scène: The Farnsworth House, 2009, digital PHSCologram
Ellen Sandor (MFA 1975, HON 2014) and (art)n, Chris Kemp, Chris Day, and Ben Carney, Mies-en-scène: The Farnsworth House, 2009, digital PHSCologram

SAIC Artists Named United States Artists (USA) Distinguished Fellows
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SAIC Faculty Member Awarded 2015 MacArthur “Genius Grant”
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SAIC Receives INSIGHT into Diversity 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award
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SAIC Names Elissa Tenny President to Succeed Walter Massey, Effective July 1, 2016
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May 31, 2016
SAIC Names Arnold J. Kemp Dean of Graduate Studies

Kemp is an artist, curator, educator and 2012 Guggenheim Fellow who, in his previous role, led efforts to introduce a diverse visiting artist lecture series and establish a new curriculum.

May 16, 2016
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Is Awarded $75,000 NEA Grant

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago received a $75,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support its Homan Square Arts Initiative.

May 9, 2016
SAIC Launches $50 Million Fundraising Campaign

Beautiful/Work: The Campaign for the School of the Art Institute of Chicago is the School’s first significant fundraising effort in its 150-year history.

May 3, 2016
SAIC Announces May Events, Lectures and Symposia

This month, SAIC will present a rich collection of festivals, readings, symposia and exhibitions.

April 29, 2016
SAIC Transforms Garfield Park Conservatory From Flora To Fashion For New Exhibition

Fashion 2016 is free and open to the public and runs from May 13–15.

April 26, 2016
SAIC Announces Its 2016 Commencement Speaker and Honorary Doctorate Recipients

SAIC will welcome artist, activist and alum, Tania Bruguera, to deliver the school’s commencement address on Monday, May 16, at the Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Congress Parkway.

April 22, 2016
SAIC Names Craig Barton As Provost And Senior Vice President Of Academic Affairs

Barton will replace Elissa Tenny who will take the helm as first woman president of SAIC on July 1.

April 19, 2016
SAIC Faculty Jesse Ball and Five Alumni Named 2016 Guggenheim Fellows

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has named Jesse Ball, Professor of Writing at SAIC as a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow along with five SAIC alumni.

April 14, 2016
SAIC Student Nyugen Smith Named 2016 Leonore Annenberg Arts Fellow

The only visual artist on the list of winners, as an Annenberg Fellow, Smith will receive $50,000 a year for two years to help him further his artistic practice and achieve professional success.