Office of Engagement
October 12, 2021
School of the Art Institute of Chicago Awarded $25,000 from Bloomberg Philanthropies to Improve Walkability in North Lawndale
SAIC has been selected as a recipient of one of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Asphalt Art Initiative grants.
March 11, 2021
March 12, 2019
Homan Square Proves to Be a Beam of Hope
Nichols Tower in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood was the recent subject of an article in the New York Times.
September 20, 2018
SAIC Concludes First-Ever Significant Fundraising Campaign with $55.2 Million
CHICAGO–The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, raised $55.2 million as part of its first ever significant fundraising effort, Beautiful/Work: The Campaign for SAIC, exceeding its goal to raise $50 million for student scholarships and faculty support by 10 percent.
March 12, 2018
U.S. Pavilion at Biennale Architettura 2018 Announces Details of Architects’ Projects for Dimensions of Citizenship
Commissioned by SAIC and University of Chicago
September 19, 2017
Artist Pedro Reyes To Reproduce His Work, “Palas Por Pistolas” (Guns Into Shovels), In North Lawndale
CHICAGO–The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, announced a partnership with artist Pedro Reyes to reproduce his work, “Palas por pistolas” (Guns into Shovels), in the city’s North Lawndale neighborhood on September 23.
September 12, 2017
U.S. Pavilion Announces Exhibitors at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale
Chicago, September 12, 2017–The curatorial team for Dimensions of Citizenship, the exhibition that will represent the United States in the U.S. Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, today announced the architects, landscape architects, and designers who will create work for the show. The seven commissioned exhibitors are:
August 30, 2017
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and The University of Chicago Are Appointed Co-Commissioners of the United States Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale
Updated 9/12/17: U.S. Pavilion Announces Exhibitors at the 2018 Venice Architectural Biennale