September 18, 2014
SAIC Honored with HEED Award for Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

With recent initiatives including gender-neutral bathrooms and transgender student health care coverage, SAIC strives to offer an environment welcoming to all students.

September 9, 2014
SAIC Announces its EXPO Chicago Programming

Numerous SAIC alumni and faculty members will be featured at the annual international art fair.

August 29, 2014
SAIC Kicks Off Its 146th Year of Visiting Artists

SAIC’s Visiting Artists Program and Conversations at the Edge bring in 20 leading artists and scholars for lectures, symposia, performances, and screenings.

June 30, 2014
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Appoints Jonathan Solomon as Director

Solomon, an award-winning architect and accomplished educator, will oversee the renowned department’s undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

April 15, 2014
SAIC Celebrates 80 Years of Fashion Innovation at Its Annual Fashion Show on Friday, May 2

Renowned artist Nick Cave to receive SAIC’s Legend of Fashion Award at annual benefit, THE WALK, at Millennium Park

April 7, 2014
SAIC to Host Its Annual Spring Undergraduate Exhibition

The exhibit runs from March 15–April 2 and features nearly 300 emerging artists

April 7, 2014
SAIC Announces 2014 Commencement Speaker and Honorary Doctorate Recipients

Commencement to take place at the Auditorium Theatre, Monday, May 12

April 4, 2014
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Establishes the Vivian Maier Scholarship Fund

Created in memory of the acclaimed, recently discovered Chicago street photographer, the scholarship aims to provide opportunities and resources for female students

January 29, 2014
Conversations at the Edge (CATE) Returns to the Big Screen Thursday, March 27

The complete schedule for the Spring 2014 season along with links to interviews, preview videos, critical reviews, and more are available at

January 23, 2014
Spring Public Programs Coming to SAIC Campus

This busy season of public programs features some of the most compelling thinkers at work today.