Visiting Artists Program: Visitor Information


All lectures are FREE, non-ticketed, and open to the general public unless otherwise noted. See individual event pages for any ticketing or registration requirements. 

All events will be live captioned by Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services. For additional access requests, including ASL interpretation or audio description, visit


Covid-19 Protocols 

As a public program of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Visiting Artists Program continues to follow SAIC's Covid-19 protocols. Audience members are welcome to wear a mask if they choose, but it will not be required. 


Lecture location

The Art Institute of Chicago
Fullerton Hall
111 S. Michigan Ave.
(entry via Michigan Ave. only)


The auditorium is wheelchair accessible and hearing assisted devices are available.

Food and drink other than water bottles are not accepted in the auditorium. 



Public parking is available in the East Monroe Street and Millennium Park garages. The entrance is on Columbus Drive at Monroe and the garade includes accessible parking. Please call 312.616.0600 for lot and rate information. Limited street parking and public transportation are also available. For more information about visitor parking, please visit the Art Institute of Chicago's Directions and Parking Page.