Enrich your arts experience.

For a few select events each quarter, ArtsPass Exclusives offer behind-the-scenes access for UChicago students. With panel discussions or artist conversations, reduced admission, and often include receptions and free transportation. Tickets are available through the UChicago Arts Box Office up to two weeks prior to the event.

Questions? Contact Leigh Fagin at lfagin@uchicago.edu for more information.

Winter 2020 Exclusives

SAT, FEB 15 | 10:30am - 5:00pm
JAM Awareness Event at the Art Instiute of Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago (159 E Monroe St, artic.edu)
Free for students, staff, and faculty with UCID | Transportation is not provided

Jobs at Art Museums (JAM) is an all-day museum career awareness event at the Art Institute of Chicago. Youth and college students—as well as university faculty and staff—are invited to visit the museum, where they will experience student-led gallery presentations, a panel conversation with Art Institute staff, and intimate breakout sessions with museum professionals representing a variety of departments and fields. Breakout sessions will be followed by a reception where students cans learn about upcoming internships and career opportunities and socialize with museum professionals, faculty, fellow interns, and intern alumni.

This program is free, but registration is recommended for many events directly on the Art Institute website:


THU, FEB 20 | 6:30 "Meet the Artist", 7:30 Performance
The Joffrey Ballet: The Times Are Racing
The Auditorium Theatre (50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Joffrey.org)
$10 with UCID at tickets.uchicago.edu, transportation included 

This Joffrey lineup includes a Christopher Wheeldon classic and three Chicago premieres: one from Stephanie Martinez, winner of the Winning Works choreographer competition, and two from Amsterdam-based Israeli choreographer Itzik Galili—Mono Lisa, a riff on the old pas de deux set to clacking typewriters, and a romantic love triangle called The Sofa. The program also includes the protest-inspired “sneaker ballet” The Times Are Racing from New York City Ballet resident and Tony® Award-winning choreographer Justin Peck. Join us for a pre-performance “Meet the Artists” discussion where you will have the opportunity to meet dancers, visiting choreographers, and members of the creative team. 


FRI, MAR 6 | 6-9pm
MCA University Night
Musuem of Contemporary Art (220 E Chicago Ave, mcachicago.org)
Free admission & transportation for students with UCID | Registration is required

Mix and mingle with students from Northwestern, SAIC, and Columbia College at the MCA University Night! UChicago students, faculty, and staff are cordially invited to enjoy light snacks, MCA store discounts, and guided tours of the galleries.




If you have any questions not addressed in the FAQs, or would like to suggest new organizations for inclusion in the ArtsPass program, please email us.


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