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Marketing & Communications: SAIC Presents March and April Programming

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CHICAGO—Beginning March 11, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, kicks off a host of exciting year-end events. Celebrating the talented SAIC students completing their undergraduate and graduate degrees this spring, these events showcase their innovative work. Upcoming events in March and April include the BFA and MFA shows, undergraduate and graduate symposia for Visual and Critical Studies, the Contemporary Practices exhibition and screening, the undergraduate Performance department festival and the Historic Preservation symposium. SAIC invites you to take part and enjoy these not-to-be-missed year-end exhibitions and presentations. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. For more information, please visit saic.edu/endofyear.

Spring 2017 End-of-Year Events Schedule

BFA Show
March 11–31
Sullivan Galleries
33 S. State St., 7th floor

Opening reception:
Saturday, March 11
12:00–6:00 p.m.

How to Get Read: Master of Arts in Visual and Critical Studies Symposium and Exhibition
March 31–April 1

ARTBASH 2017: Contemporary Practices Exhibition
April 7–21
The LeRoy Neiman Center
37 S. Wabash Ave.

Opening reception:
Friday, April 7
4:30–6:00 p.m.

48.24.12 ARTBASH 2017 Screening
April 8
Gene Siskel Film Center
164 N. State St.
12:00–2:00 p.m.

Undergraduate Performance Festival
April 8
SAIC Performance Space
280 S. Columbus Dr., room 012

Historic Preservation Symposium
April 20
The LeRoy Neiman Center
37 S. Wabash Ave.
5:15 p.m.

BA in Visual and Critical Studies Symposium
April 29
SAIC Ballroom
112 S. Michigan Ave.
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

MFA Show
April 29–May 17
Sullivan Galleries
33 S. State St., 7th floor

Opening reception:
Friday, April 28
7:00–9:00 p.m.

About the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
For more than 150 years, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) has been a leader in educating the world’s most influential artists, designers and scholars. Located in downtown Chicago with a fine arts graduate program consistently ranking among the top programs in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, SAIC provides an interdisciplinary approach to art and design as well as world-class resources, including the Art Institute of Chicago museum, on-campus galleries and state-of-the-art facilities. SAIC’s undergraduate, graduate and post-baccalaureate students have the freedom to take risks and create the bold ideas that transform Chicago and the world—as seen through notable alumni and faculty such as Michelle Grabner, David Sedaris, Elizabeth Murray, Richard Hunt, Georgia O’Keeffe, Cynthia Rowley, Nick Cave, Jeff Koons, and LeRoy Neiman.

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Bree Witt
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E: communications@saic.edu