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Events

More Than Lore: Women Founders of the University of Chicago

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
2:30 PM

Regenstein Library
Special Collections Research Center
Free admission

Music History/Theory Workshop

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
4:30 PM

Logan Center Seminar Terrace
Free and open to the public

Playwright Development Series and Conversation with John Ransom Phillips

Friday, March 6, 2015
2:00 PM

Logan Center Performance Lab
Free admission

Family Day: Objects and Voices

Saturday, March 7, 2015
1:00 PM

Smart Museum of Art
Free admission

WORKSHOP: Archaeological Reconstruction Drawing Workshop

Saturday, March 7, 2015
1:00 PM

Oriental Institute
$15 students and members; $20 non-members

The Science and Music of Old and New Violins

Saturday, March 7, 2015
6:00 PM

International House Assembly Hall
General admission $25 | Students free

One Earth Film Festival

Saturday, March 7, 2015
7:00 PM

Logan Center Screening Room
Free admission

Intolerance Film Screening with live piano accompaniment by Somtow Sucharitkul

Saturday, March 7, 2015
7:00 PM

Logan Center Performance Hall
Free admission

POSTPONED: Lecture by Joseph Curtin and Concert by the Black Oak Ensemble

Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 6:00 PM to Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 4:30 PM

International House Assembly Hall
Free admission

Exhibitions

Seasons: Fabric Installation by Libby Chaney

Saturday, January 17, 2015 to Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Rockefeller Chapel
Free admission

Lands End

Friday, January 9, 2015 - 10:15 AM to Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 10:15 AM

Logan Center Gallery
Free admission

Flex Exhibitions: Greg Bray

Friday, January 16, 2015 to Friday, March 20, 2015

Arts Incubator, Washington Park
Free admission

Exodus

Friday, January 16, 2015 to Friday, March 20, 2015

Arts Incubator, Washington Park
Free admission

“I Step Out of Myself”: Portrait Photography in Special Collections

Monday, January 12, 2015 - 9:00 AM to Friday, March 20, 2015 - 4:45 PM

Regenstein Library
Special Collections Research Center
Free admission

lobby

Monday, January 5, 2015 to Sunday, March 22, 2015

Logan Center, Gidwitz Lobby
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

Exhibit: ‘A Library for All Time’

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

Crerar Library

Varda Caivano: The Density of the Actions

Sunday, February 22, 2015 to Sunday, April 19, 2015

The Renaissance Society, Cobb Lecture Hall
Free admission

News

2015 Driskell Prize Goes to Kirsten Pai Buick, AB’85

The High Museum of Art has announced UChicago alumna Kirsten Pai Buick, AB’85, as the recipient of its 2015 David C. Driskell Prize.

Art from All Corners

Seventeen micro-exhibitions collectively make up the Smart Museum of Art's 40th anniversary exhibit. The exhibitions vary significantly in style, time period, and place of origin, but their curators all share a relationship to the Smart.

Exhibition shows how Christians, Muslims, Jews created vibrant society in medieval Cairo

“A Cosmopolitan City: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Old Cairo”, on view at Oriental Institute through Sept. 13, features many objects that have never been displayed before.

Assoc. Prof. Steven Rings shares research on Bob Dylan at Feb. 4 Franke Forum

Bob Dylan is the ultimate musical shape-shifter. To some, that elusive quality makes Dylan almost maddening. But to musicologist Steven Rings, it makes Dylan’s work a perfect object of scholarly analysis.

Creating 'Lands End': Q&A with Exhibit Co-Curators

Lands End co-curators Zachary Cahill (MFA’07) and Katherine Harvath (MFA'13) answer questions about the exhibit and the curatorial process.

Andrew Patner, art critic and UChicago alumnus (1959–2015)

Andrew Patner, a noted Chicago art critic who attended UChicago as student in the College and the Law School, died suddenly Tuesday at 55.

Finding new life in world’s classics

How UChicago translations revived Chinese and Indian texts by looking beyond standard editions.

Ptaszynska to serve as artistic director of Contempo

Award-winning composer Marta Ptaszynska will succeed Shulamit Ran as the artistic director of Contempo, the University of Chicago’s renowned contemporary music collective.

UChicago Professor Theaster Gates takes home £40,000 Artes Mundi prize

Gates beat nine other nominees to take home the prize - the largest award for the arts in the UK.

Around Chicago

Lyric Opera's "The Passenger"

Wed, Mar 4, 6:30 pm
Civic Opera House

$15 for currently registered students
Your UCID is your Arts Pass!

Chicago Loop Alliance: "Activate"

Transforming iconic Loop alleys into pop-up urban experiences, ACTIVATE is part spectacle, part hangout.

Application materials due Friday, March 27, 2015.

Chicago Chorale

Hyde Park-based Chicago Chorale performs Bach’s Passion According to St. Matthew.

March 29, 3pm
Rockefeller Chapel

Students: Your UCID is your Arts Pass!

Outsider insight

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

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.

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

Critically acclaimed for its exuberant, athletic and innovative repertoire, the company features unparalleled versatility and virtuosity.

Students: Your UCID is your Arts Pass!

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.

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