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

This month, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, will present a diverse selection of lectures, symposia and exhibitions.

March 2, 2016
SAIC's Conversations at the Edge Series Caps its Season with Films, Performances and Talks by Groundbreaking Artists

The line-up features seven diverse artists, including a Grammy nominee, a dirty new media performance artist and an animation scholar.

February 23, 2016
SAIC Receives Gifts from Karen and Jim Frank and Todd and Liz Warnock

The gifts, totaling $1 million, will establish excellence in teaching funds to support SAIC’s part-time faculty members.

February 15, 2016
SAIC Receives $2 Million Gift from the Crown Family

The gift will endow a full-time professorship, and Michelle Grabner will be appointed as the inaugural Crown Family Professor in Painting and Drawing.

January 29, 2016
SAIC Hosts IN>TIME 2016

The winter-long, city-wide performance festival, organized by SAIC faculty member Mark Jeffrey, features international and local artists.

January 20, 2016
SAIC's Visiting Artists Program Starts Its Season a Lecture by Tom Kalin

To help close out its 150th Anniversary celebrations, SAIC will host a distinguished line-up of visiting artists.

January 19, 2016
SAIC Receives $1 Million from Michael and Cari Sacks

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago announced a $1 million gift from Michael and Cari Sacks to establish the Sacks Family Scholarships.

November 17, 2015
SAIC Announces Artist Residency Program, Workshops in Nichols Tower

The original Sears, Roebuck and Co. tower will serve as the site of SAIC’s first permanent off-campus classroom, providing meaningful arts education to local residents.

November 13, 2015
SAIC Artists Named United States Artists (USA) Distinguished Fellows

USA awards fellowships to the country’s most accomplished and innovative artists.

November 11, 2015
University of Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, and School of the Art Institute of Chicago launch Field Trip / Field Notes / Field Guide

Three prestigious Chicago arts and research institutions team up for unique yearlong program that supports and connects graduate students and recent alums working collaboratively from diverse fields