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Steve Coleman Farewell Concert

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
7:30 PM

Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901
Free, $10 suggested donation

Artists in Conversation: James T. Green

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
6:00 PM

Logan Center
Free admission

Doc Films: Angel in Exile

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
7:00 PM

Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema
General $5 | Free with quarterly pass

Doc Films: The Candy Snatchers

Thursday, August 6, 2015
7:00 PM

Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema
General $5 | Free with quarterly pass

Doc Films: F For Fake

Friday, August 7, 2015
7:00 PM

Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema
General $5 | Free with quarterly pass

'How to Make A Hood' Catalogue Release

Saturday, August 8, 2015
3:00 PM

Arts Incubator, Washington Park
Free admission

Doc Films: Ernest & Celestine

Saturday, August 8, 2015
7:00 PM

Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema
General $5, free with quarterly pass ($20)

The Bells of Summer 50: Jonathan Hebert

Sunday, August 9, 2015
5:00 PM

Rockefeller Chapel

Doc Films: The Hitch-Hiker

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
7:00 PM

Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema
General $5 | Free with quarterly pass


Three the Hard Way

Friday, July 10, 2015 to Sunday, August 23, 2015

Logan Center Gallery
Free admission

We Are What We See: The Contemporary Realism of Gerald Sanders and His Students

Saturday, June 20, 2015 to Sunday, August 23, 2015

Café Logan | Logan Center Level 2

Co-presented by the Logan Center and Legacy Productions Plus

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

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: German and Central European Art, 1890–1990

Thursday, October 1, 2015 to Sunday, January 10, 2016

Smart Museum of Art
Free admission

Monster Roster: Existentialist Art in Postwar Chicago

Thursday, February 11, 2016 to Sunday, June 12, 2016

Smart Museum of Art
Free admission


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.

Eye Exam: What Good is Art?

Work of Arts + Public Life Artists in Residence cited in editorial on the power of art in creating 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.

Joey Brink named University Carillonneur

Award-winning carillon performer and composer Joey Brink has been selected as the next University Carillonneur. His appointment begins in October.

South side cultural attractions showcased during national Americans for the Arts convention

Americans for the Arts preconference brings artists and arts administrators to Chicago's South Side

Can $1 million from Bloomberg help the former “murder capital” become an artsy dining destination?

Arts + Public Life’s Place Lab to collaborate with the City of Gary on Bloomberg Public Art Challenge-funded project ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen.

Maggie Daley Park dedication has a powerful name behind it: First lady Amy Rule

Dedication of Maggie Daley Park included a landmark composition by UChicago faculty member Augusta Read Thomas.

Chicago blues and the science in sound

“Science and Sound” panelists made a strong case for exploring and exploiting sound to interpret and share scientific knowledge, citing microbial bebop, Chicago blues, cosmic sound, and a string quartet inspired by DNA’s double helix.

Around Chicago

Made in Chicago: World Class Jazz Featuring Steve Coleman and Five Elements

Thursday, August 6, 2015
6:30 PM

Millennium Park, Jay Pritzker Pavilion

This performance marks the culmination of a three-week residency with alto saxophonist and composer Steve Coleman and members of the Five Elements Band.

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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