SAIC Hosts 25th Annual Holiday Art Sale November 22–23

The city’s best, one-stop opportunity to purchase unique holiday gifts returns as the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) proudly hosts the 25th-annual Holiday Art Sale on Friday, November 22, and Saturday, November 23, in the historic SAIC Ballroom downtown (112 South Michigan Avenue). More information about this event hosted by the Office of Campus Life is available online at

The immense talent and creativity of more than 120 SAIC students is on display at this sale, which offers exquisite, one-of-a-kind gifts such as sculpture, knitwear, photographs, ceramics, paintings, prints and drawings, jewelry, fashion accessories, handmade paper designs, and more. Prices of works for sale range from $1 to $1,000 and up. All proceeds support participating students and future SAIC Campus Life programs.

Admission to the SAIC Holiday Art Sale is free. For more information, please call 312.629.6880 or visit

The 25th Annual SAIC Holiday Art Sale is generously sponsored by Birchbox, Laudi Vidni, Wessex 504 Corporation, and WyzAnt.

The Evening Associates of the Art Institute of Chicago will host a special Holiday Art Sale Preview Party Thursday, November 21, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Tickets to the event—which includes refreshments along with the first chance to purchase sale items—are $60 per person, $50 for Evening Associates and SAIC Alumni, and $25 for SAIC faculty and staff. To purchase Preview Party tickets visit or call 312.499.4190.

25th Annual SAIC Holiday Art Sale
SAIC Ballroom, 112 S. Michigan Ave.
Friday, November 22, 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 23, 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.

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Holiday Art Sale design by SAIC student Stephen Perreault (BFA 2014)

Press/Media contact

Bree Witt
P: 312.499.4211 (office)