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Committed Knitters: A Program of the Southside Economic Development Project

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
12:00 PM

Arts Incubator, Washington Park
Free admission

Opening reception: Irena Haiduk, Seductive Exacting Realism

Friday, September 11, 2015
6:00 PM

Renaissance Society, Cobb Lecture Hall
Free admission

Smart Fest

Saturday, September 12, 2015
1:00 PM

Smart Museum of Art
Free admission

Reelabilities Film Festival

Sunday, September 13, 2015
2:00 PM

Logan Center Performance Hall
Free admission

First Monday Jazz: James Sanders

Monday, September 14, 2015
7:00 PM

Arts Incubator, Washington Park
Free admission

World Music Festival Chicago — Double Bill: Fareed Ayaz & Abu Muhammad; Aziz Sahmaoui & University of Gnawa

Saturday, September 19, 2015
7:00 PM

Logan Center Performance Hall
Free admission

Conversation with Riccardo Muti

Monday, September 21, 2015
6:00 PM

Logan Center Performance Hall
Free admission

Smart Start: Coffee and Calligraphy

Thursday, September 24, 2015
8:00 AM

Smart Museum of Art
Free (UChicago students only)


Mom & Pops: Family Business in Art and Life

Friday, July 17, 2015 to Friday, September 11, 2015

Arts Incubator, Washington Park
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

Conversations with the Collection: Memory

Saturday, September 12, 2015 to Sunday, January 10, 2016

Smart Museum of Art
Free admission

MINI EXHIBIT: Cairo in Chicago

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

Oriental Institute
Free admission

Carlos Javier Ortiz: Mama's Dream

Friday, August 7, 2015 - 9:00 AM to Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 9:00 PM

Logan Center, Great Hall
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

Lauren Deutsch: A Musical Metamorphosis – Photographs from 1979–2015

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 to Sunday, October 18, 2015

Logan Center
Free admission

Chicago Jazz: A Photographer's View

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 to Friday, October 23, 2015

Logan Center
Free admission


Jazz at the Logan continues to enhance local scene with 3rd season of diverse, potent programming

2015–16 season highlights include Miguel Zenón Residency, Laura Nyro Project, Acclaimed Vocalists, and Jazz Partnerships

Great Migration Inspires 10-Year-Long Project by Hyde Park Photographer

Carlos Javier Ortiz' exhibition Mama's Dream, on view at the Logan Center through Sep 13, presents work documenting the Great Migration's impact on South Side communities.

Cécile Fromont receives Albert J. Raboteau Prize

Fromont, Assistant Professor of Art History and the College, received the 2015 Raboteau Book Prize for Best Book in Africana Religions for her book The Art of Conversion: Christian Visual Culture in the Kingdom of Kongo.

Jazz iconoclast Steve Coleman on the ancient bedrock of human creativity

Chicago Reader
Aug 4, 2015

The saxophonist, composer, and M-Base founder talks to local reedist Geof Bradfield.

Jacqueline Stewart named interim director of the Gray Center

Jacqueline Stewart, professor in Cinema and Media Studies and the College, has been named interim director of the Richard and Mary L. Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry.

Who’s the deviant here?

Read the story of Howard S. Becker's career in sociology, and the many facets his research and life contained, including his research into the sociology of "deviance," some of the first research into that field in the world.

Eye Exam: What Good is Art?

Show by Arts + Public Life/Center for the Study of Race, Politics & Culture Artists-in-Residence illustrates the power of art to create constructive doubt.

Professor Wu Hung: Pushing boundaries of art in Chicago

As the Harrie A. Vanderstappen Distinguished Service Professor of Chinese Art History at the University of Chicago, Wu has been pushing boundaries in both his studies and teaching.

Yesomi Umolu to lead Logan Center Exhibitions

After an international search, The Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts has appointed Yesomi Umolu as the Logan Center Exhibitions Curator.

Around Chicago

Warm Kitty, Soft Kitty

September 6–December 13, 2015
Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S Cornell Ave

An exploration of the act of feeling through a selection of photography, performance, video, and sculpture.

The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music, 1965 to Now

July 11, 2015 to November 22, 2015
Museum of Contemporary Art

Exhibition and related events feature Department of Visual Arts faculty Catherine Sullivan and William Pope.L; Matthew Metzger (MFA'09); John Preus (MFA'05); and Tomeka Reid and Cauleen Smith, 2012–13 Arts + Public Life/Center for the Study of Race, Politics & Culture artists-in-residence.

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.

Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre

Cequera Rivera Dance Theatre (CRDT) uniquely fuses contemporary dance, live music and visual art with programs that express the stories of American diversity. Arts Pass allows students with ID purchase tickets for $20, rather than the regular $37.

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.

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