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Events

Doc Films: A Farewell to Arms

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
7:00 PM

Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema
General admission $5 | Free with quarterly pass ($20)

Doc Films: The Jackie Robinson Story

Thursday, July 2, 2015
7:00 PM

Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema
General $5 | Free with quarterly pass

The Bells of Summer 50: Gijsbert Kok

Sunday, July 5, 2015
5:00 PM

Rockefeller Chapel
Free admission

Doc Films: Men in War

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
7:00 PM

Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema
General admission $5 | Free with quarterly pass

Doc Films: The Price of Honor

Thursday, July 9, 2015
7:00 PM

Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema
Free

Doc Films: The Cassandra Cat

Friday, July 10, 2015
7:00 PM

Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema
General admission $5 | Free with quarterly pass ($20)

Fantastic Flying Feet

Saturday, July 11, 2015
1:00 PM

Smart Museum of Art
Free admission

Logan Center Family Saturday

Saturday, July 11, 2015
2:00 PM

Logan Center
Free admission

The New Speak

Saturday, July 11, 2015
4:30 PM

Logan Center Screening Room
Free admission

Exhibitions

We Are What We See: The Contemporary Realism of Gerald Sanders and His Students

Saturday, June 20, 2015 to Sunday, August 23, 2015

Café Logan and Level 2 of Logan Center

Co-presented by the Logan Center and Legacy Productions Plus

Three the Hard Way

Friday, July 10, 2015 to Sunday, August 23, 2015

Logan Center Gallery
Free admission

Exhibit: Mapping the Young Metropolis

Monday, June 22, 2015 - 9:00 AM to Friday, September 11, 2015 - 4:45 PM

Regenstein Library, The Special Collections Research Center
Free admission

Jessica Stockholder: Rose's Inclination

Saturday, September 12, 2015 to Sunday, July 2, 2017

Smart Museum of Art
Free admission

MINI EXHIBIT: Cairo in Chicago

Thursday, April 2, 2015 to Sunday, September 13, 2015

Oriental Institute
Free admission

The Studio in the Field: Techniques of Early Wildlife Photography

Monday, April 6, 2015 - 9:00 AM to Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 4:30 PM

John Crerar Library
Free admission

Expressionist Impulses in German and Central European Art, 1890–1990

Thursday, October 1, 2015 to Sunday, January 10, 2016

Smart Museum of Art
Free admission

Monster Roster: Existentialist Art in Postwar Chicago

Thursday, February 11, 2016 to Sunday, June 12, 2016

Smart Museum of Art
Free admission

News

Can $1 million from Bloomberg help the former “murder capital” become an artsy dining destination?

Arts + Public Life’s Place Lab to collaborate with the City of Gary on Bloomberg Public Art Challenge-funded project ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen.

Maggie Daley Park dedication has a powerful name behind it: First lady Amy Rule

Dedication of Maggie Daley Park included a landmark composition by UChicago faculty member Augusta Read Thomas.

Chicago blues and the science in sound

“Science and Sound” panelists made a strong case for exploring and exploiting sound to interpret and share scientific knowledge, citing microbial bebop, Chicago blues, cosmic sound, and a string quartet inspired by DNA’s double helix.

A rarity, resurrected: an all-black film from the silent era

Bert Williams, a superstar from a century ago, is resurrected during Logan Center's screening of the unfinished film from 1913, Lime Kiln Club Field Day- a film long considered lost.

University communicators receive Circle of Excellence awards for collaborative projects

Awards given to UChicago Arts’ Envisioning China, University Communications’ “A Lifetime of Championing Civil Rights”, and Division of the Humanities’ Tableau.

Students in arts and sciences influence, benefit each other

The result: a new way of visualizing the structure of the universe and a musical creation for classical instruments constrained by the biological and cognitive systems of birdsong.

Joffrey's artistic director Ashley Wheater to receive Jesse L. Rosenberger Medal

Wheater, who joined The Joffrey Ballet as its artistic director in 2007, is the 51st recipient of the Rosenberger Medal, established in 1917 by Mr. and Mrs. Jesse L. Rosenberger.

Anthony C. Yu, PhD '69, translator and scholar of religion and literature, 1938-2015

Anthony C. Yu, a scholar of religion and literature best known for his landmark translation of the Chinese epic The Journey to the West, died May 12 after a brief illness.

Kanye West performs at Chance the Rapper's open-mic event

After receiving an honorary doctorate from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago Monday, West performed at Chance the Rapper's open-mic night for high school students at the Logan Center for the Arts.

Around Chicago

Lookingglass Theatre Company

Lookingglass presents new works that are physical, aurally rich, and visually metaphoric. Discounts for UChicago students are available through the Arts Pass program.

Lyric Opera of Chicago

Lyric Opera of Chicago, founded in 1954, is renowned internationally for its artistic excellence. Students may use their Arts Pass to obtain discounted tickets by registering with Lyric Opera's free NExT program.

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 Arts Pass, students with a UChicago ID can take classes for $10.

Steppenwolf Theatre Company

World-renowned Steppenwolf Theatre Company is seated at the heart of Lincoln Park. Students can purchase $15 tickets online or in person for all of their subscription series productions via Arts Pass.

Chicago Chamber Musicians

Founded in 1986, The Chicago Chamber Musicians has become the city's leading chamber music organization, developing an international reputation for fresh, intimate performances.

Students: Your UCID is your 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.

The New Colony

The New Colony, the 2011 recipient of the Broadway In Chicago Emerging Theater Award, strives to contribute original material to the American artistic canon and develop a new kind of theater going audience. Use your Arts Pass for UChicago-exclusive discounts.

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

Critically acclaimed for its exuberant, athletic and innovative repertoire, the company features unparalleled versatility and virtuosity.

Students: Your UCID is your Arts Pass!

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.

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