SAIC Hosts 13th Annual Spring Art Sale April 19 and 20

The city’s don’t-miss opportunity to purchase exquisite student artwork returns as the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) proudly hosts the 13th annual Spring Art Sale on Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20 in the historic SAIC Ballroom (112 S. Michigan Avenue). Co-sponsored by Campus Life and SAIC's Student Association, the Spring Art Sale is FREE and open to the public. Images of sale items, video interviews with participating students, and more information about this event is available online at

The immense talent and creativity of more than 120 SAIC students is on display at this unique sale, which features photographs, paintings, sculpture, ceramics, prints and drawings, jewelry, fashion accessories, and handmade paper designs. It is a wonderful opportunity to talk to students and take home a masterpiece by one of the world's next great artists. Prices of works for sale range from $1 to $1000+. Participating students receive the majority of their total sales; SAIC Student Association receives a small commission to support the Spring Art Sale and to fund future projects and educational programs.

13th Annual Spring Art Sale
SAIC Ballroom, 112 S. Michigan Ave.
Friday, April 19, 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 20, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Free admission| 312.629.6880 | @saic_news | #saicartsale

A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers nationally accredited undergraduate and graduate degrees and post-baccalaureate programs to nearly 3,200 students from around the globe. SAIC also enables adults, high school students, middle school students, and children to flourish in a variety of courses, workshops, certificate programs, and camps through its Continuing Studies program. Located in the heart of Chicago, SAIC has an educational philosophy built upon an interdisciplinary approach to art and design, giving students unparalleled opportunities to develop their creative and critical abilities, while working with renowned faculty who include many of the leading practitioners in their fields. SAIC's resources include the Art Institute of Chicago and its new Modern Wing; numerous special collections and programming venues provide students with exceptional exhibitions, screenings, lectures, and performances. For more information, please visit

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The city’s don’t-miss opportunity to purchase exquisite student artwork returns April 19.

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