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Events

Early Music Ensemble Open House

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
5:00 PM

Classics Building, Room 110
Free admission

Middle East Music Ensemble

Thursday, October 2, 2014
6:00 PM

Logan Center, Performance Penthouse
Free admission

Jodi Dean: Crowds and Publics

Monday, October 13, 2014
6:00 PM

Social Science Research, Room 122
Free admission

Typhoon Haiyan, One Year Later: Remembrance and Reconstruction

Sunday, October 19, 2014
3:00 PM

International House, Assembly Hall
Free admission

The Poetry of the Influence Machine: On Translating One Self into Another

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
5:30 PM

Regenstein Library, Room 122A-B
Free admission

CUBE Ensemble: Chicago Latino Composers 1

Thursday, November 6, 2014
7:00 PM

Fulton Hall
Free admission

Fonema Consort: Chicago Latino Composers 2

Thursday, November 13, 2014
7:00 PM

Fulton Hall
Free admission

Exhibitions

Exhibition: Szalon

Friday, September 19, 2014 to Sunday, November 23, 2014

Logan Center, Gallery 107
Free admission

Josef Strau: The New World, Application for Turtle Island

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 4:00 PM to Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 5:00 PM

The Renaissance Society
Cobb Lecture Hall, 4th Floor
Free admission

Carved, Cast, Crumpled: Sculpture All Ways

Saturday, September 27, 2014 to Sunday, December 21, 2014

Smart Museum of Art
Free admission

Exhibition: Researching Mexico

Monday, June 30, 2014 - 9:00 AM to Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 12:45 PM

Regenstein Library
Special Collections Research Center

Exhibition: How to Make A Hood

Friday, August 1, 2014 to Friday, October 10, 2014

Arts Incubator, Washington Park
Free admission

The Pulse of Africa: Celebrating 25 Years of the African Festival of the Arts

Friday, August 15, 2014 - 6:00 PM to Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 9:00 PM

Logan Center: Second Floor and Café
Free admission

En Guerre: French Illustrators & WWI

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 9:00 AM to Friday, January 2, 2015 - 4:45 PM

Joseph Regenstein Library
Free admission

Opening Reception for PLAT | FORMS: Conversations in Place

Friday, October 24, 2014
6:00 PM

Arts Incubator, Washington Park
Free admission

PLAT | FORMS: Conversations in Place

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 6:00 PM to Friday, January 2, 2015 - 9:00 PM

Arts Incubator, Washington Park
Free admission

News

Sara Paretsky: By the Book

Alumna Sara Paretsky, author of the V. I. Warshawski novels, discusses her work in an interview by The New York Times.

Brenton Wright, alumnus and Court Theatre employee, 1987-2014

Brenton Daniel Wright, AB’10, studied physics at the University of Chicago and was master electrician at Court Theatre.

Alumna Martyna Majok finds playwriting success at Steppenwolf

Majok, AB’07, is one of three playwrights featured in Steppenwolf Theatre’s First Look series, which runs through August 24, 2014.

Hillary Chute goes 'Outside the Box'

Professor of English and Visual Art Hillary Chute discusses her new book "Outside the Box: Interviews with Contemporary Cartoonists" and her scholarly work on comics.

Three arts leaders with UChicago ties to receive National Medal of Arts

Architects Billie Tsien and Tod Williams, who designed the University’s Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, and arts patron Joan Harris to be honored at White House ceremony on July 28, 2014.

Q & A with UChicago Architect Steve Wiesenthal

Steve Wiesenthal, Senior Associate Vice President and University Architect at UChicago, reveals reasoning behind architectural choices, specifically the Logan Center for the Arts and the choice to put Tod Williams and Billie Tsien in charge.

Arts + Public Life receives a 2014 ArtPlace America grant

Arts + Public Life receives $200,000 grant from ArtPlace America to support program launching artist-led business within Washington Park community.

World premiere of Arts|Science Grant Recipient Andrew McManus' "Strobe"

PhD student Andrew McManus's composition Strobe was chosen from a field of more than 400 submitted works to open New York Philharmonic's Biennial concert on June 3, 2014.

Edes Prize winner depicts the woman who pioneered radio sound effects

Lila Newman, AB'09, wins the Edes Prize with the interesting topic of early radio sound effects.

Around Chicago

Video Playlist: Karthik Pandian

Museum of Contemporary Art
Wed, October 1, 2014, 6 pm

Collegiate Assistant Professor and Harper Fellow Karthik Pandian screens a selection of film and video works that seek to unsettle the contradictions at the heart of the monument through moving image, sculpture and syntheses of the two.

Great Chicago Fire Festival

October 4, 2014, starting at 7pm
Chicago River, between State and Columbus

Free event celebrating Chicago's grit, greatness, and renewal following the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Floating fire sculptures, accompanied by acrobats, live music, mechanical objects, storytelling, and more.

UChicago students: Get even more out of this free event via ArtsPass. (Your UCID is your ArtsPass!)

Phantoms in the Dirt

July 24–October 5
Museum of Contemporary Photography
The work of 16 artsists presents an array of physical remnants and enigmatic traces, ranging from cryptic objects to the marks of human activity in rugged landscapes.

Joel Hall Dance Center

Joel Hall Dance Center offers classes for Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Modern Dance, and Tap for all ages taught by professional and passionate dance teachers. Through ArtsPass, students with a UChicago ID can take classes for $10.

Hyde Park Art Center

Hyde Park Art Center brings artists and communities together to support creativity at every level. HPAC offers free membership to all UChicago students through Arts Pass.

Gene Siskel Film Center

The Gene Siskel Film Center features several screenings every night of the week. UChicago students receive exclusive discounts and privileges through Arts Pass.

National Museum of Mexican Art

Located in the Pilsen neighborhood. Free admittance to students via Arts Pass. Stay tuned for University nights and other special events throughout the year.

The Art Institute of Chicago

One of the world’s premier art museums and a popular destination for visitors from around the globe. Located at Michigan and Adams. Free admission for University of Chicago Students via Arts Pass when you present your UCID at the ticket counter.

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

One of the nation's largest museums devoted to modern art, the Museum of Contemporary Art displays thought-provoking works created since 1945. Free admission for UChicago students, faculty, and staff.

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