SAIC Recognized for Excellence in Diversity
Learn about our efforts toward supporting and building a diverse community.
SAIC's suggested FAFSA priority deadline is March 1. More info.
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City Farm, Chicago, founded by Ken Dunn. Photo: Greg Lindsey
A Lived Practice runs from September 20–December 20.
The box office number is 312.846.2600 and is answered during its hours of operation for questions regarding accessibility for the disabled, lost and found, and other general facility questions.
For almost 40 years, the Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) has presented world-class independent, international, and classic cinema. Renamed in honor of the late film critic in 2000, the Gene Siskel Film Center presents approximately 1,500 screenings and 100 guest artist appearances year to over 65,000 film enthusiasts at its unique, sophisticated, modern facilities which have been operating since June 2001 at 164 N. State Street.
A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers nationally accredited undergraduate and graduate degrees and post-baccalaureate programs to 3,200 students from around the globe. Located in the heart of Chicago, SAIC has an educational philosophy built upon an interdisciplinary approach to art and design, giving students unparalleled opportunities to develop their creative and critical abilities, while working with faculty who are the leading practitioners in their fields.