2016

  • Tom Kalin: Distinguished Alumni Lecture‌1

  • Xu Bing2

  • Joep van Lieshout3

  • Diane Simpson: Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series4

  • Sophie Calle

  • Cao Fei5

  • Fischerspooner: Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series6

  • Claudia Rankine: President's Inaugural Distinguished Lecturer7

  • Tal R8

  • Juliana Huxtable

  • Ann Cvetkovich

  • Caroline Bergvall

  1. Presented in collaboration with SAIC's Office of Alumni Relations
  2. Presented in partnership with the Art Institute of Chicago's Department of Museum Education and SAIC's Printmedia department
  3. Presented in collaboration with the William H. Bronson and Grayce Slovett Mitchell Lectureship in the Department of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects
  4. Presented in collaboration with SAIC's Office of Alumni Relations
  5. Presented in partnership with the Art Institute of Chicago's Department of Museum Education
  6. Presented in partnership with SAIC's Office of Alumni Relations
  7. Presented in partnership with SAIC's Office of the President and Diversity Advisory Group
  8. Presented in partnership with SAIC's Department of Painting and Drawing

2015

  • Wafaa Bilal: Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series1

  • Christiane Baumgartner

  • Arlene Shechet

  • Graham Pullin

  • Daniel Sousa2

  • Natalie Chanin

  • Chris Ware: William and Stephanie Sick Visiting Professor in Conversation with Hamza Walker

  • Jeff Koons: 150th Anniversary Distinguished Alumni Lecture3

  • Eija-Liisa Ahtila

  • Kunlé Adeyemi4

  • Sarah Vowell: Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series5

  • Rona Pondick6

  • Richard Mosse7

  • Christian Boltanski8

  1. Presented in collaboration with SAIC's Office of Alumni Relations
  2. Presented in collaboration with SAIC's Department of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation's Conversations at the Edge series.
  3. Presented in collaboration with SAIC's Office of the President and Office of Alumni Relations
  4. Presented in collaboration with the William H. Bronson and Grayce Slovett Mitchell Lectureship in the Department of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects
  5. Presented in collaboration with the Chicago Humanities Festival and SAIC's Office of Alumni Relations
  6. Presented in collaboration with the William H. Bronson and Grayce Slovett Mitchell Lectureship in the Department of Fiber and Material Studies
  7. Presented in collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago
  8. Presented in collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago

2014

  • Ron Athey1

  • Kendell Geers

  • Trevor Paglen: Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series2

  • Xaviera Simmons

  • Jennifer Doyle3

  • Roberta Smith4

  • Theaster Gates: Bill and Stephanie Sick Visiting Professor

  • Irene Hofmann: Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series2

  • Claire Bishop and Claire Doherty

  • Wade Guyton and Susan Tallman

  • Lewis Hyde5

  • Anab Jain6

  • Henrik Håkansson7

  1. This lecture is co-sponsored by SAIC's Visiting Artists Program and Department of Performance
  2. Presented in collaboration with SAIC's Office of Alumni Relations
  3. Co-sponsored by SAIC's Visiting Artists Program and Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism
  4. Co-sponsored by SAIC's Visiting Artists Program, Department of Painting and Drawing and New Arts Journalism program
  5. Presented in conjunction with the symposium 'A Lived Practice' on the occasion of the exhibition 'A Proximity of Consciousness: Art and Social Action,' on view September 20–December 20, 2014 at SAIC's Sullivan Galleries
  6. Support provided by the Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series of the Penny Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  7. Presented in collaboration with SAIC's Conversations on Art & Science lecture series

2013

  1. Presented in collaboration with SAIC's Department of Exhibitions and Exhibition Studies
  2. Presented in collaboration with SAIC's Conversations on Art & Science lecture series and supported in part by the Office of the President
  3. This lecture is jointly supported by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Visiting Artists Program; Department of Exhibitions and Exhibition Studies; William H. Bronson and Grayce Slovet Mitchell Lectureship in Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects; the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts; the Butler-VanderLinden Lecture on Architecture endowment of the Architecture & Design Society at the Art Institute of Chicago; and AIA Chicago. The Architecture & Design Society gratefully acknowledges the ongoing support of Park Hyatt Chicago. Additional support is provided by the National Building Museum.
  4. This lecture is jointly supported by SAIC's Visiting Artists Program, Department of Exhibitions and Exhibition Studies, and Department of Fashion Design
  5. Presented in collaboration with SAIC's Office of Alumni Relations
  6. Supported in part by the William H. Bronson and Grayce Slovett Mitchell Lecture Series in the Department of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects
  7. Presented in partnership with the Italian Cultural Institute Chicago
  8. Co-presented with SAIC's Conversations at the Edge

2012

  1. Presented in collaboration with SAIC Alumni Relations
  2. Presented in collaboration with SAIC's Writing Department
  3. Co-presented with SAIC's Conversations at the Edge
  4. Supported in part by SAIC's Roger Brown Study Collection and Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art

2011

  1. Presented by SAIC's Visiting Artists Program and Department of Exhibitions & Exhibition Studies in collaboration with the Art Institute of Chicago
  2. Presented in collaboration with SAIC's Department of Exhibitions and Exhibition Studies
  3. Presented in collaboration with SAIC Alumni Relations
  4. Presented in collaboration with SAIC's Department of Exhibitions & Exhibition Studies and SAIC's Conversations at the Edge
  5. Supported in part by DePaul University, LGBTQ Studies Program
  6. Presented in collaboration with SAIC's Painting and Drawing Department and Alumni Relations
  7. Presented in collaboration with SAIC's Conversations at the Edge