2017

  • Ann Hamilton: Bill and Stephanie Sick Distinguished Visiting Professor

  • Sonya Clark: Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series1

  • Daniel Joseph Martinez2

  • Wael Shawky3

  • Walid Raad

  • Laura Owens: Bill and Stephanie Sick Distinguished Visiting Professor

  • Apichatpong Weerasethakul: Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series4

  • Do Ho Suh

  • Mark Dion5

  • Sarah Schulman

  • Gareth Pugh in conversation with Gillion Carrara and Caroline Bellios6

  • Stefan Sagmeister7

  1. Presented in collaboration with SAIC's Office of Alumni Relations
  2. Presented in collaboration with SAIC's Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies
  3. Presented in collaboration with SAIC's Department of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation's Conversations at the Edge series
  4. Presented in partnership with SAIC’s Office of Alumni Relations
  5. Presented in partnership with SAIC’s Conversations on Art & Science Series
  6. Presented in partnership with SAIC’s Department of Fashion Design and the Fashion Resource Center
  7. Presented in partnership with SAIC’s Department of Visual Communication Design.
    Additional support provided by the Architecture & Design Society at the Art Institute of Chicago

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 collaboration 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 collaboration with the Art Institute of Chicago's Department of Museum Education
  6. Presented in collaboration with SAIC's Office of Alumni Relations
  7. Presented in collaboration with SAIC's Office of the President and Diversity Advisory Group
  8. Presented in collaboration with SAIC's Department of Painting and Drawing