• Event
    2014-15 Graduate Collaboration Grantee Presentations
    Tue, May 5, 5–7 pm

    Recipients of the Arts, Science & Culture initiative's 2014–15 graduate collaboration grants present the products of their two-quarter collaborative investigations. As part of a pilot partnership with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), grants were awarded to 9 UChicago and 3 SAIC graduate students, forming 5 teams. Read more.

  • Student artist works on a sculpture in the Logan Center Great Hall
    Proposals for Arts Council Summer Metcalf Fellowships due Wed, May 6
    Deadline Extended

    Arts Council Summer Metcalf Fellowships support undergraduate and graduate students undertaking original arts projects over the summer or participating in arts training programs. Read more.

  • This Is How It Goes
    This is How it Goes
    Apr 30–May 9, 2015
    Logan Center Theater West

    University Theater presents the world premiere of This Is How It Goes, a comedic musical written by Tim Mason with music by Julie Nichols, directed by Billy Bungeroth. Read more.

  • Suzanne Ghez
    Venice Biennale Awards Golden Lion to Susanne Ghez

    The biennale has awarded its Special Golden Lion for Services to the Arts to Susanne Ghez, former Renaissance Society executive director and chief curator and current adjunct curator at the Art Institute of Chicago. Read more.

    Film Series: 'The Streets and the Classrooms'
    Apr 24, May 1, May 9, May 16

    Throughout the 20th century, students learned about the world by watching educational films, and many workers learned their jobs by watching industrial films. Organized by South Side Projections, this series examines how these films addressed and reflected tumultuous changes in American and global society. Read more.

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This Is How It Goes

Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 7:30 PM to Saturday, May 9, 2015 - 7:30 PM

Logan Center Theater West
$6 in advance | $8 at the door

Contempo: Tomorrow's Music Today I

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
7:30 PM

Logan Center Performance Hall
Free admission

Catcher in the Rhyme

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
8:00 PM

Logan Center Cafe
Free admission

Reading by Emily Rapp Black

Thursday, May 7, 2015
6:00 PM

Logan Center Seminar Terrace
Free admission

Scraps in Black and White: Black Images from the Library of Congress Paper Print Collection

Thursday, May 7, 2015
7:00 PM

Logan Center Screening Room
Free admission

Zackary Drucker, "She Gone Rogue" screening and discussion

Friday, May 8, 2015
7:00 PM

Logan Center Screening Room
Free admission; reservations recommended

Ayodele Drum and Dance present HerStory to Tell: Femmes de la Force

Friday, May 8, 2015
7:30 PM

Logan Center Performance Hall
$20 advance | $25 door
Senior, student, child, group discounts

PhiNix Dance Crew Weekly Workshops

Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 5:00 PM to Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Bartlett Dining Commons, Arts Rehearsal Space
Free admission

Logan Center Family Saturday

Saturday, May 16, 2015
2:00 PM

Logan Center
Free admission


MODA Exhibition: Passion, Territory, Reflection: Designs from the MODA-SAIC Studio Mentorship

Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 6:00 PM to Friday, May 8, 2015 - 9:00 PM

Logan Center, Gidwitz Lobby
Free admission

MFA Thesis Exhibition I: Go Away, Ghost Ship!

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 9:00 AM to Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 9:00 PM

Logan Center Gallery
Free admission

Flex Exhibitions: Felicia Grant Preston

Friday, April 3, 2015 to Friday, June 5, 2015

Arts Incubator, Washington Park
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

Objects and Voices: A Collection of Stories

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

Smart Museum of Art
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


Lights, Camera, Action—and Where to Find Them

A student's perspective on filmmaking with Fire Escape Films, UChicago’s student film organization.

University of Chicago acquires papers of cartoonist Daniel Clowes

UChicago Library has acquired the papers of cartoonist Daniel Clowes, giving researchers access to never-before-seen notes and sketches from the acclaimed comic book author.

Logan Center's Executive Director Bill Michel to be honored at 2015 Hyde Park Jazz Festival Benefit

Thursday, June 25, 6-8:30pm
The Promontory Music Venue
1539 E. 53rd Street

UChicago Press honors Mauricio Tenorio-Trillo for book on history of Mexico City

University of Chicago Press awards the 2015 Gordon J. Laing Prize to Mauricio Tenorio-Trillo, professor of history, for his book, I Speak of the City.

Neubauer Collegium celebrates opening of new home at 5701 S. Woodlawn

The Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society celebrates the opening of its permanent home at 5701 S. Woodlawn Ave. with its inaugural exhibition, “No Longer Art: Salvage Art Institute”.

Exhibition highlights artistic development of DOVA students

Listen as the students describe their work and how they collaborated on the exhibition.

A grand celebration for the AACM's 50th

Chicago Tribune predicts the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians' April 26 concert at UChicago's Mandel Hall likely will be one of the most significant encapsulations of AACM's 50 years of progress.

President Robert J. Zimmer to Present Keynote Address at Arts Alliance Illinois’ Benefit Luncheon

The third annual Arts Alliance Illinois benefit luncheon will take place Wednesday, May 20, at the Swissôtel Chicago, 323 E. Upper Wacker Drive.

Gregory L. Hillhouse Memorial Lecture Art Exhibit

In conjunction with the second annual Gregory L. Hillhouse Memorial Lecture, an exhibit of Hillhouse’s artwork was presented in the lobby of the Kent Chemical Laboratory at the University of Chicago.

Around Chicago

Arts Pass Exclusive: Eifman Ballet's Up & Down

Saturday, May 9, 2015
7:30 PM

The Auditorium Theater
$15 for students with UCID
Free transportation

ARTS PASS: "Project Incubator"

Sunday, May 10, 2015
7:30 PM

Constellation | 3111 N Western Ave
$5 for students with UCID only
Transportation Provided

ARTS PASS: The Project(s)

Friday, May 15, 2015
8:00 PM

American Theatre Company
$10 for students with UCID only
Transportation Included

Outsider insight

A new Kartemquin Films documentary Almost There chronicles the life of Chicago-area artist Peter Anton

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.

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.

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.

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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