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March 26, 2012

School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) Rises in National Rankings

Chicago, IL—New rankings compiled by U.S. News and World Report released March 13 confirm that the fine arts graduate program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) continues to build upon its unparalleled history as one of the most influential programs in North America and internationally. SAIC rose to the nation's second-ranked program in the Fine Arts category of the 2013 Best Graduate Schools list, just one-tenth of one ranking point below the top position.

March 21, 2012

SAIC Student Design Selected for Kennedy Expressway Wall Mural

CHICAGO, March 21—Familiar Chicago images of the city flag, the Chicago River and architectural landmarks in big bold colors reminiscent of Roy Lichtenstein's Pop Art style will soon be on display on Bank of America's Kennedy Expressway Wall Mural.

March 15, 2012

Details Take Shape for SAIC Fashion 2012

Tickets on sale now at; Legendary Paper magazine Editorial Director Mickey Boardman and renowned critic Jerry Saltz set to participate in THE WALK 2012 benefit gala

March 7, 2012

Internationally Renowned Product Designer to Visit SAIC

Chicago, IL—Product designer and conceptual artist Jerszy Seymour, founder of the Berlin-based Jerszy Seymour Design Workshop and recipient of the 2000 Dedalus Award for European Design, will deliver a lecture at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) on Thursday, March 15, 2012, at 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, and will be presented at the SAIC Columbus Auditorium, 280 South Columbus Drive. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Doors open at 5:45 p.m.