Exhibitions at SAIC are a significant resource for the School community and the city at large. The Sullivan Galleries, SITE Galleries, and other temporary locations on- and off-campus are engaged as sites of interaction, experimentation, and dialogue among students, faculty, and alumni, as well as places for collaboration with Chicago’s artists and other cultural institutions. Exhibitions are free and open to the public.
IMPACT Performance Festival
Zhou B Art Center, co-presented with Defibrillator Gallery
Time and date TBA
The IMPACT Performance Festival showcases MFA and BFA Candidates from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago who are presenting work in live performance and time based media.
Film, Video, New Media, Animation, and Sound (FVNMAS) Festival
May 6-9, time TBD
Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State Street
FVNMAS Festival is a four-day screening event featuring the work of graduating MFA and BFA students, coordinated by faculty from the departments of FVNMA and Sound, and with the support of the Department of Exhibitions and Exhibition Studies.
2020 MFA Show
April 25 – May 13
The MFA Show is a two and a half-week exhibition coordinated by professional and graduate student curatorial teams in collaboration with the participating artists and with the support of the Department of Exhibitions and Exhibition Studies.