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

October 30, 2015
Sarah Vowell Visits SAIC as Distinguished Alumni Lecturer

Sarah Vowell (MA 1999) read hilarious excerpts from her latest book as the Visiting Artists Program's Distinguished Alumni Lecturer in partnership with the Chicago Humanities Festival.

October 23, 2015
Exhibition Celebrates Artists "Homegrown" on Michigan Avenue

Show features work of artists who studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

October 16, 2015
Third Annual Literary Lions Luncheon Draws Distinguished Guests from Chicago's Cultural Community and Beyond

Featuring renowned art critic and guest speaker Jerry Saltz, the exclusive event is highlighted by the Jean Goldman Book Prize awarded to art historian, David Getsy

September 29, 2015
SAIC Faculty Member Awarded 2015 MacArthur “Genius Grant”

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has named LaToya Ruby Frazier, an Assistant Professor of Photography at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), as one of its 24 MacArthur fellows for 2015.

September 15, 2015
SAIC Receives INSIGHT into Diversity 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) receives the 2015 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

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