The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Presents New April Exhibitions

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Presents New April Exhibitions

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Presents New April Exhibitions

March 31, 2021

CHICAGO—The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, continues its yearly events with an exciting line-up for April 2021. Celebrating the talented SAIC students completing their undergraduate and graduate degrees, these events showcase their innovative work. SAIC invites you to take part and enjoy these not-to-be-missed year-end exhibitions and presentations. All events are free and open to the public. For more information, please visit

Voices Embodied
April 1–30
OH Art Foundation at the Zhou B Art Center, 1029 W 35th St., Chicago

Voices Embodied: Extensions is the third iteration of the Voices Embodied Project, which is committed to expanding disability expression and representation. It explores themes of access, community, and identity. Curated by Alex Stark (BFA 2016), this multimedia show features work by Sky Cubacub (BFA 2015), Professor Joseph Grigely, Assistant Professor, Adj. Riva Lehrer (SAIC 1993–95), and more. Learn more at

IMPACT Performance Festival
April 17–18
Online event

The IMPACT Performance Festival is a dynamic, digital festival of live art and performance from the Department of Performance and the Department of Exhibitions and Exhibition Studies. The festival showcases student thesis work incorporating dance, music, new technologies, and more.

Master of Science in Historic Preservation Thesis Symposium
April 21
Online Event

Join the Master of Science in Historic Preservation program for our yearly thesis symposium, highlighting research undertaken by our graduating students.

Just a Container
April 17
1:00-4:00 p.m. CT
Online event

The Department of Visual and Critical Studies presents a virtual symposium featuring Master of Art in Visual and Critical Studies candidates, showcasing their unique investigation into where artistic production and scholarship overlap. 

April 26–May 7
Online event

ArtBash is the Department of Contemporary Practices' major end-of-year exhibition of student work developed from the department’s interdisciplinary studio courses. The interactive virtual exhibition will go live at

School of the Art Institute of Chicago
For more than 150 years, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) has been a leader in educating the world’s most influential artists, designers​, and scholars. Located in downtown Chicago with a fine arts graduate program ranked number two in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, SAIC provides an interdisciplinary approach to art and design as well as world-class resources, including the Art Institute of Chicago museum, on-campus galleries​, and state-of-the-art facilities. SAIC’s undergraduate, graduate​, and post-baccalaureate students have the freedom to take risks and create the bold ideas that transform Chicago and the world—as seen through notable alumni and faculty such as Michelle Grabner, David Sedaris, Elizabeth Murray, Richard Hunt, Georgia O’Keeffe, Cynthia Rowley, Nick Cave, Jeff Koons, and LeRoy Neiman.

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