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Chicago a cappella: The Birth of Gospel

Saturday, April 19, 2014
8:00 PM

Food and the Body Symposium

Friday, April 25, 2014
8:30 AM

Contemporary Horrors: Destabilizing a Cinematic Genre Conference

Friday, April 25, 2014 - 3:00 PM to Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 6:00 PM

Exhibit Opening Reception with Artist Christina Mackie

Sunday, April 27, 2014
4:00 PM

The Renaissance Society
Reception: Sunday, April 27, 4-7pm
Artist Talk: Sunday, April 27, 5pm

Curator Talk: Silk Road and Indian Ocean Traders

Thursday, May 1, 2014
12:15 PM

Buried in Bughouse Square: A Studs Terkel Circus

Thursday, May 1, 2014
7:30 PM

Shanghai Quartet

Friday, May 2, 2014
7:30 PM


Performing Images: Opera in Chinese Visual Culture

Thursday, February 13, 2014 to Sunday, June 15, 2014

Exhibit — Michael Rakowitz: The Invisible Enemy Should Not Exist

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 10:00 AM to Sunday, May 25, 2014 - 6:00 PM

Inspired by the Opera: Contemporary Chinese Photography and Video

Thursday, February 13, 2014 to Sunday, June 15, 2014

USSA 2012: Wellness Center: Idyllic— affair of the heart

Friday, August 23, 2013 - 10:00 AM to Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 5:00 PM

Silk Road and Indian Ocean Traders: Connecting China and the Middle East

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 to Sunday, June 29, 2014

Judy Ledgerwood: Chromatic Patterns for the Smart Museum

Thursday, December 26, 2013 to Sunday, July 20, 2014

Women’s Work: Scholarship by Women at UChicago

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 9:00 AM to Monday, June 16, 2014 - 5:00 PM

Imaging/Imagining: The Body in Art

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 to Sunday, June 22, 2014

Imaging/Imagining: The Body as Text

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 9:00 AM to Friday, June 20, 2014 - 4:45 PM


UChicago Arts Guide available now

Download the UChicago Arts Spring 2014 Arts and Culture Guide to explore concerts, exhibitions, performances, programs, and more at the University, or find the guide on campus and throughout Chicago.

Court Theatre Announces 60th Season

Court Theatre's 2014/15 season will feature the world premieres of Native Son and The Good Book, as well as Iphigenia In Aulis, Waiting for Godot and The Secret Garden.

Q&A: Augusta Read Thomas

Augusta Read Thomas, Composer and University Professor of Composition, discusses her work, 'Resounding Earth'

A Kinder, Gentler HAL Turns One

Since its soft launch last spring, students, staff, and faculty have used HAL for a wide range of artistic and scientific exploration.

Chicago Woman Aims For Engagement, Empowerment With South Side Book Exchange

Savannah Wood's Black Ink Book Exchange coming soon to the Arts Incubator.

Arts Incubator wins prestigious community award

The Arts and Public Life initiative has won the prestigious Chicago Community Trust Outstanding Strategy of the Year Award for its Arts Incubator project in Washington Park.

Third Coast contributes to 'youthquake' in city's new-music scene

Third Coast Percussion and UChicago play a role in swell of interest in new-music among younger audiences in Chicago.

The Power 100

UChicago's Arts + Public Life director Theaster Gates lands at number 10 on Chicago Magazine's Power 100, a list including several UChicago affiliate.

Around Chicago

John Preus: The Beast

April 13–August 3, 2014
UChicago MFA-holder John Preus presents The Beast, a new space for cultural inquiry, public dialogue and creative production in the Hyde Park Art Center.

MCA Talk: William Pope.L

Thursday, April 17, 2014, 6–7:30 pm
Artist William Pope.L orchestrates a part performance, and part discussion with animal costumes.

The Art of Edward Gorey

The Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) & the Loyola University Chicago Libraries present two comprehensive exhibitions displaying the work of writer and artist Edward Gorey from February 15 to June 15, 2014.

Out There: Contemporary Practice, Art, and Civility

Saturday, April 26, 10am–6pm
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago symposium explores the relationships among contemporary practice, civic engagement, art, and the work of museums.

In the Garden: A Darwinian Love Story

Long before The Origin of Species will forever change the world, Charles Darwin meets Emma Wedgwood and they forever change each other. The Lookingglass production begins April 16 at Water Tower Water Works.

reWILDing Genius

Feb 16–Apr 20 at the Steppenwolf Garage Theatre. An Uptown Chicago loft becomes a breeding ground for young minds– self-identified geniuses, cyber-vigilantes, hacktivists and anarchists – looking to change the world. Initially developed in residency with UChicago's TAPS at the Logan Center.

Artist Salon + Brown Bag Lunch

Meet with HPAC students and community members over food and art. Bring your lunch and a desire to meet new folks over good conversation. Every Fri, 12:15 pm–1:15 pm at the Hyde Park Art Center.

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