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THE HAMMER TRINITY TOUR presented by House Theatre of Chicago

Thursday, July 24, 2014
5:30 PM

Logan Center

FILM: Sign, Symbol, and Script: Origins of Written Communications and the Birth of the Alphabet

Sunday, July 27, 2014
2:00 PM

Oriental Institute

Dee Alexander CD release concert: Songs My Mother Loves

Friday, August 1, 2014
7:00 PM

Logan Center Performance Hall

Three-Day Summer Teacher Workshop: Exploring Archaeology with the Common Core

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
9:30 AM

Oriental Institute

FILM: Treasure Seekers: From Passion to Plunder

Sunday, August 10, 2014
2:00 PM

Oriental Institute
Free admission

Third Thursday: Meso Chicago

Thursday, August 21, 2014
5:30 PM

Smart Museum of Art
Free admission

Chicago Overground: Progressive Jazz in Public Thoroughfares

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
5:00 PM

Plein Air Cafe, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave.
Free admission

Jazz Jam Session with the Microcosmic Sound Orchestra

Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 2:00 PM to Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 5:00 PM

Sundays, 2-5pm
Arts Incubator, Washington Park
Free admission

Community Yoga with Chaturanga Seeds: Beginner Level

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 5:30 PM to Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Washington Park Arts Incubator
Free admission

Exhibitions

Testimony - Krista Franklin in Conversation

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
6:00 PM

Logan Center Gallery
Free admission

How to Make A Hood

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

Washington Park Arts Incubator
Free admission

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

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

Free admission

Testimony - David Boykin in Conversation

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
6:00 PM

Logan Center Gallery
Free admission

Exhibition: Testimony: David Boykin, Krista Franklin & Andres L. Hernandez

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 6:00 PM to Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 3:00 PM

Logan Center
Free admission

Serial Drawings: Robert Barnes, Barbara Rossi, Robert Lucy

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 to Sunday, August 31, 2014

Smart Museum of Art
Free admission

Exhibition: Szalon

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

Logan Center, Gallery 107

Carved, Cast, Crumpled: Sculpture All Ways

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

Smart Museum of Art

Exhibition: Researching Mexico

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

Regenstein Library
Special Collections Research Center

News

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.

2014-15 Arts|Science Graduate Collaboration Grants

Funding support for trans-disciplinary research between students in humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Applications due October 21, 2014.

Janel M. Mueller Award for Excellence in Pedagogy

Saeed Ghahremani, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, and Scott Wolniak, Lecturer in the Department of Visual Arts, were recognized for their outstanding pedagogical contributions at the 2014 Division of the Humanities Diploma and Hooding Ceremony in Mandel Hall.

Dedicated to God: An Oral History of Cloistered Nuns

Abbie Reese, MFA'13 describes the lives of the nuns of Corpus Christi Monastery of the Poor Clare Colettine in Rockford, Illinois.

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.

Around Chicago

Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Ravinia

During July and August, CSO will perform outdoors at Ravinia, presenting musical events ranging from a "Tchaikovsky Spectacular" to a "Lord of the Rings" screening and soundtrack performance. Buy tickets here.

Chicago Dancing Festival

The Harris Theatre's annual Chicago Dance Festival features Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Julliard School, the Joffrey Ballet, and more. Tickets are sold out for the Saturday, August 2 opening, but there will be a free simulcast at 7:30pm at Pritzker Pavilion in Millenium Park.

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.

100 100s on the One and a Half: Shane Huffman

Photographic art by Department of Visual Arts lecturer Shane Huffman
April 26-August 24, 2014
Chicago Cultural Center

Zachary Cahill: Snow

Zachary Cahill, Department of Visual Arts Lecturer, presents the third phase of his USSA 2012 project in his BMO Harris Bank Chicago Works exhibition, Snow. April 29-September 28, 2014, at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

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.

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