December 20, 2013
Standard & Poor's Upgrades Art Institute of Chicago's Bond Rating

Long-term rating moves to AA- based on strong operating performance and leadership

November 22, 2013
"Faculty Projects" and "Tracing Affinities" Open December 13

Both exhibitions, which are free and open to the public, run through February 15.

November 20, 2013
Gift Contributes to Establishing Donation from Advertising Firm Ogilvy & Mather

In addition to financial assistance, the recipient is eligible for an internship at Ogilvy & Mather during the summer preceding their senior year.

November 15, 2013
Record Number of SAIC Community Members Prepare for Whitney Biennial

Nearly 20 of the 103 artists announced as participants in the next Whitney Biennial have ties to SAIC.

October 31, 2013
Rachel Weiss Receives Jean Goldman Book Prize

The prize was created to raise local and national awareness of the outstanding SAIC faculty, and to establish a fund supporting faculty research grants.

October 24, 2013
SAIC Hosts 25th Annual Holiday Art Sale November 22–23

A ticketed preview party provides the first chance to purchase items at this unique weekend sale offering one-of-a-kind gifts created by SAIC students.

October 23, 2013
2013 Fall Undergraduate Exhibition Opens Friday, November 1

This year’s opening reception, which is free and open to the public, takes place Friday, November 1, 7:00–9:00 p.m.

October 22, 2013
Priority Applications Due December 1 for New Low-Residency MFA Degree

More information is available at The program’s first summer residency in Chicago begins in 2014.

October 3, 2013
SAIC Earns the JedCampus Seal from the Jed Foundation

Only 30 institutions received the JedCampus Seal, recognizing schools that exhibit comprehensive mental health promotion and suicide prevention programming.

October 2, 2013
Jean Goldman Book Prize To Be Awarded Thursday, October 31

SAIC will award a juried literary prize for the best recent visual arts publication by a member of its faculty.