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Exhibition walk-through: Shared Eye

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
6:00 PM

Zadie Smith on “Swing Time” with Vu Tran

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
6:30 PM

UT/TAPS presents The Merchant of Venice

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 7:30 PM to Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 10:30 PM

Study at the Smart

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 9:00 PM to Friday, December 2, 2016 - 12:00 AM


Friday, December 2, 2016
7:30 PM

Family Day: Raining Cats n Dogs

Saturday, December 3, 2016
1:00 PM

Court Theatre's ELECTRA

Saturday, December 3, 2016
3:00 PM

African American Film Pioneers: Eleven P.M.

Saturday, December 3, 2016
7:00 PM

The Revolution Has Come: Book Talk with Robyn C. Spencer

Sunday, December 4, 2016
3:00 PM


EXHIBITION: Retrogarde

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 6:00 PM to Sunday, January 1, 2017 - 9:00 PM

There was a whole collection made: Photography from Lester and Betty Guttman

Thursday, September 22, 2016 to Friday, December 30, 2016

Smart Museum of Art
Free admission

Echoes of Our Journey Bronzeville and the Great Migration

Friday, August 19, 2016
11:00 AM


Conversations with the Collection: Belonging

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 to Sunday, July 2, 2017

Smart Museum of Art
Free admission

Persepolis: Images of an Empire

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 8:00 AM to Sunday, September 3, 2017 - 10:00 PM

Oriental Institute
Free, with suggested donation

Jessica Stockholder: Rose's Inclination

Saturday, September 12, 2015 to Sunday, July 2, 2017

Smart Museum of Art
Free admission

Fantastic Architecture: Vostell, Fluxus, and the Built Environment

Sunday, January 22, 2017 to Friday, March 17, 2017

Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society
Free admission

Vostell Concrete, 1969–1973

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 to Sunday, June 11, 2017

Smart Museum of Art
Free admission


Thursday, February 16, 2017 to Sunday, June 11, 2017

Smart Museum of Art
Free admission

Around Chicago

CTA expands its public art program

Elizabeth Kelley, AM '91, public art consultant to Chicago Transit Authority, announces a call for artists to create works of art for 11 CTA stations.

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.

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.

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