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SAIC community members are once again an integral part of this year's EXPO CHICAGO, Chicago's international exposition of contemporary and modern art. Faculty and alums will be ...

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SAIC was featured on NBC Today Show as part of the special series Together TODAY. The segment focused on the Unlonely Project and fostering community connections....

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education continues its year-end events with an exciting line-up for spring and summer. Celebrating the...

Alum Lisa Slominski (BA 2003) recently wrote an extensive article for Artsy about the fully blossomed movement of studios and art spaces created in support of those with developmental and...

Richard Casper (BFA 2012) and his nonprofit organization, CreatiVets, were the recent feature of a Time magazine story. Casper founded CreatiVets in 2013 as a way to help veterans...

Wintrust Arena

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) will hold its 2018 Commencement Ceremony at the new Wintrust Arena at 200 East Cermak Road. Moving Commencement to the Wintrust Arena doubles...

A contest is an unlikely place to connect with new people, but that’s the exact goal of SOFA CONNECT, an annual competition at SOFA CHICAGO where top design schools create...

Brianna Beck (MA 2019), Jillian Santora (SAIC 2014–17), and Kendall Schauder (BFA 2017) received Awards of Excellence in the VSA Emerging Young Artists Competition. Since 2002, the Kennedy...

Several members from SAIC's community were included on Newcity’s  Art 50 2017 list of Chicago’s “visual vanguard,” artists, curators, educators, and collectors whose...

This fall, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) will launch its Museum Education Graduate Scholars Program, a joint venture between the Art Institute of Chicago’s Department of...

SAIC will be out in full force at EXPO CHICAGO 2017, managing a booth while faculty and alumni present work, and curate video series. The School is also partnering with EXPO to ...

Cheryl Pope (BFA 2003, MDes 2010), an Assistant Professor in the School’s Fashion Design department, is one of the many SAIC faculty and alumni scheduled to contribute new work as part of...