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Events

Screening of Dardenne Brothers film, The Son - Part 1 of the Two Part Weissbourd Text Seminar

Monday, December 1, 2014
4:30 PM

Classics Building, Room 110
Free admission

Caroling with the Carillon

Monday, December 1, 2014
5:00 PM

Rockefeller Memorial Chapel

First Monday Jazz Series: Sam Mösching

Monday, December 1, 2014
7:00 PM

Arts Incubator, Washington Park
Free admission

Holiday Sale at Institute Gift Shop

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 to Sunday, December 14, 2014

Oriental Institute
Members 20% off
Nonmembers 15% off

Reading by Robert Polito

Thursday, December 4, 2014
6:00 PM

Wieboldt Hall, Room 408
Free admission

Melvin and Jean: An American Story- Documentary Screening

Thursday, December 4, 2014
7:00 PM

Arts Incubator, Washington Park
Free admission

Oh, So Suite! A Nutcracker-Filled Night of Ballet & Ballads

Thursday, December 4, 2014
7:00 PM

Ida Noyes Hall, Cloister Club
$12 Advance/$15 At the Door

University Jazz X-tet

Thursday, December 4, 2014
8:00 PM

Logan Center Performance Hall
Free admission

Macbeth

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 7:30 PM to Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 7:30 PM

Logan Center Theater East
$6 in advance, $8 at the door

Presented by University Theater

Exhibitions

GROWING PAINS: Public Art + Design

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
6:00 PM

Smart Lecture Series: Saloni Mathur

Thursday, December 4, 2014
4:30 PM

Cochrane-Woods Art Center
Free admission

Arts, Agency, and Creativity

Saturday, December 6, 2014
9:00 AM

Arts Incubator, Washington Park
Admission free; registration required

Sponsored by Smart Museum of Art

GROWING PAINS: Public Schools + Design

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
6:00 PM

Carved, Cast, Crumpled: Sculpture All Ways

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

Smart Museum of Art
Free admission

En Guerre: French Illustrators & WWI

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 9:00 AM to Friday, January 2, 2015 - 4:45 PM

Joseph Regenstein Library
Free admission

PLAT | FORMS: Conversations in Place

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 6:00 PM to Friday, January 2, 2015 - 9:00 PM

Arts Incubator, Washington Park
Free admission

Objects and Voices: A Collection of Stories

Thursday, February 12, 2015 to Sunday, June 14, 2015

Smart Museum of Art
Free admission

Exhibit: ‘A Library for All Time’

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 9:00 AM to Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 4:30 PM

Crerar Library

News

Mike Nichols, X’53, director and improv comedy pioneer, 1931-2014

Mike Nichols, X’53, a satirist whose caustic wit led him to Broadway and Hollywood success with films including The Graduate, died Nov. 19, 2014. He was 83.

The Graphics Of The Great War In France

"More than any conflict before it, World War I was a visual battle…En Guerre: French Illustrators and World War I, a new book and coinciding exhibition from the University of Chicago Library’s Special Collections Research Center, explores the specific impact of this artistic history on France."

Hyperallergic, Nov 7, 2014

Representing Trans*: A symposium with keynote speaker Kate Bornstein

The 

Representing Trans* symposium was part of Tell Me The Truth, a Mellon Fellowship for Arts Practice & Scholarship at the Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry with collaborators Kristen Schilt (Assistant Professor in UChicago’s Department of Sociology) and Chase Joynt (Toronto-based multimedia artist).

The Logan Center raises the dial on jazz

Logan Center has become an important player in the Chicago jazz scene, from its starring role in the acclaimed Hyde Park Jazz Festival to its Jazz at the Logan series.

The Chicago Tribune, Oct 23, 2014

A Stage for the Ages

Court Theatre, now in its 60th season, evolved from "a new type of summer theatre" to become a Chicago institution.

Tableau, magazine of the Division of the Humanities
Fall 2014

Theaster Gates joins Visual Arts faculty as Professor

Gates, director of UChicago’s Arts and Public Life Initiative, will focus more deeply on his artistic practice and engage students in the College and the Division of Humanities' MFA program.

Tableau, magazine of the Division of the Humanities
Fall 2014

Alumna Julie Burros chosen as Boston's Chief of Arts and Culture

Chicago's director of cultural planning since 2000 embarks on new adventures.

The Boston Globe, Sept 23, 2014

Works of Alumnus Willy Chyr, AB'09, receives international attention

Chyr, AB’09, draws international attention with his artistic exploration. From balloon sculptures to an avant-garde video game, his art is all about the journey.

University of Chicago Magazine
Sept-Oct 2014

Around Chicago

David Bowie Is

23 Sept 2014 - 4 Jan 2015
Art Institute of Chicago

Students: Your UChicago ID is your Arts Pass!

'The Humans' Spills Emotion Around The Dinner Table

Through Dec 21

American Theater Co.

Lyric Opera's 'Porgy and Bess' Has Plenty O' Plenty

Nov 17 - Dec 20

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Discounted tickets with your UChicago Arts Pass

"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.

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