Art Connects Us

September 9, 2022

In Conversation: Delinda Collier and Romi Crawford, Co-Chairs of SAIC’s Anti-Racism Committee

Anti-Racism Committee co-chairs Delinda Collier and Romi Crawford reflect on the work of ARC and discuss what's next for SAIC’s equity and inclusion work.

June 22, 2022

Summer of Art: Five Must-See Events in Chicago

Our School of the Art Institute of Chicago community members are involved in a variety of events that anyone can enjoy during these warm months.

Two books covers for Alice Munro's Runaway and David Sedaris's The Best of Me

June 15, 2022

James McManus Recommends Five Summer Reads

Professor James McManus recommends five books, including titles by Alice Munro and David Sedaris (BFA 1987, HON 1995).

An artist in a black hoodie sits in front of a table of brightly colored headpieces, racks of clothing and sculptural textiles behind him

May 13, 2022

Nick Cave: Artist, Community Builder, and Educator

Stephanie and Bill Sick Professor of Fashion, Body and Garment Nick Cave reflects on the opening of his first career retrospective.  

A slide from the pitch deck for Last Ten Minutes

May 13, 2022

Class Spotlight: Podcasting with Brontë Mansfield

Lecturer Brontë Mansfield (MA 2017) and her students are on the cutting edge of podcasting.   

Scattered people view the art exhibited at the SAIC Alumni Booth at EXPO Chicago.

April 21, 2022

SAIC at EXPO Chicago

EXPO included dozens of SAIC community members, and we're sharing a round-up of some of our favorite featured works.

Members of the Shia and Sunni clergy, a politician for the Iraqi government, and Qassem Soleimani, the ex-commander of a division in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, sit around a human body placed on a dinner table.

April 21, 2022

How Alum Bassim Al-Shaker Pursued Painting in Wartime

Growing up in Baghdad, Al-Shaker (MFA 2021) was interrogated and attacked for his figurative painting.

A portrait of a student with blond hair in a red blazer

April 20, 2022

CAPX Internships Set Students on the Right Path

We spoke to three students about their current internships and how their experiences impact their artistic and professional journeys.

Several people are walking around a room with big windows looking at the artwork installed. Art pieces are on the floor, the wall, and the ceiling.

March 15, 2022

SITE Galleries: A Student-Run Gallery Exhibiting Student Work

For almost three decades, SITE Galleries has been a unique opportunity for students to get involved with staging exhibitions and showcasing their work.


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