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Events

Sini Anderson, Filmmaker, “The Punk Singer” lunch-time discussion on film and writing

Thursday, January 29, 2015
12:00 PM

Centers for Gender/Race Studies, Community Room
Free admission

Tea Time Concert Series: Amy Briggs, piano

Thursday, January 29, 2015
4:30 PM

Fulton Hall
Free admission

Spanish Film Club Festival: "Pelo malo"

Thursday, January 29, 2015
5:00 PM

Film Studies Center (Cobb 307)
Free admission

ALBA Consort

Friday, January 30, 2015
7:30 PM

Logan Center, Performance Hall
$35 / $5 students

Reading by Daniel Borzutzky

Thursday, January 29, 2015
6:00 PM

Logan Center, Seminar Terrace
Free admission

ALBA Consort: A Musical Workshop Featuring Mediterranean Modes and Rhythms

Saturday, January 31, 2015
2:00 PM

Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Free admission

University Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, January 31, 2015
8:00 PM

Mandel Hall
Free; donations requested at the door: $10 / $5 students

The Franke Forum Presents: Steven Rings on "'Don't Think Twice, It's All Right': A Genealogy"

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
5:15 PM

Gleacher Center
Admission free

A Weekend of Workshops

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 7:30 PM to Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 9:00 PM

Reynolds Club, Francis X. Kinahan Theater
$6 Advance | $8 Door

Exhibitions

Mathias Poledna

Sunday, December 7, 2014 to Sunday, February 8, 2015

The Renaissance Society, Cobb Lecture Hall
Free admission

Objects and Voices: A Collection of Stories

Thursday, February 12, 2015 to Sunday, June 21, 2015

Smart Museum of Art
Free admission

Seasons: Fabric Installation by Libby Chaney

Saturday, January 17, 2015 to Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Rockefeller Chapel
Free admission

Lands End

Friday, January 9, 2015 - 10:15 AM to Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 10:15 AM

Logan Center Gallery
Free admission

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Friday, January 16, 2015 to Friday, March 20, 2015

Arts Incubator, Washington Park
Free admission

Exodus

Friday, January 16, 2015 to Friday, March 20, 2015

Arts Incubator, Washington Park
Free admission

“I Step Out of Myself”: Portrait Photography in Special Collections

Monday, January 12, 2015 - 9:00 AM to Friday, March 20, 2015 - 4:45 PM

Regenstein Library
Special Collections Research Center
Free admission

lobby

Monday, January 5, 2015 to Sunday, March 22, 2015

Logan Center, Gidwitz Lobby
Free admission

Closeted/Out in the Quadrangles: A History of LGBTQ Life at the University of Chicago

Monday, March 30, 2015 to Monday, June 15, 2015

Regenstein Library, Special Collections Research Center
Free admission

News

UChicago Professor Theaster Gates takes home £40,000 Artes Mundi prize

Gates beat nine other nominees to take home the prize - the largest award for the arts in the UK.

The Remnants of Good Company: Laura Letinsky’s Deconstructed Table Scenes

In a recent series of prints presented by Valerie Carberry Gallery, Laura Letinsky expands on her previous photographic work.

Alum Hamza Walker, AB'88, Named Co-Curator for Made in L.A. 2016

Since 1994, Walker has served as Director of Education for The Renaissance Society at UChicago - a non-collecting museum devoted to contemporary art.

Exploring the life and legacy of Susan Sontag at UChicago and beyond

In the film Regarding Susan Sontag, director Nancy Kates attempts to create, in her own words, “the best possible entry point” to understanding the life and work of the famous writer, filmmaker and political activistSusan Sontag, AB’51, one of UChicago’s best known alumni.

Mercury Records co-founder Irwin Steinberg, AB'42, dies at 94

Irwin Steinberg, AB'42, was co-founder of Mercury Records and an in important innovative figure
in the digital music industry.

What Artists Can Teach Us About Technology, Data, and Surveillance

"Big Data, the computed amassing and processing of a quantity of information so huge, it was simply
impossible before the 21st century—that's Salavon's medium.” Find out more about Department of Visual Arts faculty member Jason Salavon's practice and his current project: spying on Microsoft.

Chicago’s Best, 2014

Conjuring the realms of the studio and the salon as hubs of fluctuating and sometimes clashing artistic ideas, Logan Center's Szalon exhibition was lauded as being freeing in its indeterminacy.

Alumnus Gordon Quinn, AB'65, to serve on Sundance 2015 U.S. Documentary Jury

Quinn, AB'65, has been producing documentaries and mentoring filmmakers for five decades as co-founder and artistic director of Kartemquin Films.

Around Chicago

UChicago Night at the Art Institute of Chicago

Thursday, January 29, 2015
5:00 PM

Free for anyone with a UChicago ID!
Transportation provided

"MALKOVICH, MALKOVICH, MALKOVICH: HOMAGE TO PHOTOGRAPHIC MASTERS"

November 7 - January 31, 2015
Catherine Edelman Gallery

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.

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.

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.

Harris Theater at Millennium Park

The Harris is the home of a myriad of Chicago’s most exciting music and dance companies.

Arts Pass discounts available for UChicago students.

First Floor Theater

Founded by UChicago graduates as a home for alumni artists, First Floor Theater creates work that places new convictions in conversation with old discourse. UChicago students receive $10 tickets to all main-stage productions with the use of their 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.

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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