Enrich your arts experience.

For a few select events each quarter, ArtsPass Exclusives offer behind-the-scenes access 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 Grayson Wambach at gwambach@uchicago.edu for more information.

Fall 2018 Exclusives

THU, OCT 11 | 5-8 pm
UChicago Night at the Art Institute
Art Institute of Chicago (111 S Michigan Ave, aic.edu)
Free admission & transportation with UCID for students, staff & faculty, buses leave the Reynolds Club at 4:30 & 5 pm

Enjoy an evening at the Art Institute of Chicago, admission- and hassle-free. In this quarterly outing, complimentary shuttles from the Reynolds Club deliver anyone with a UCID straight to the museum. Highlighted exhibitions on view include James Webb: Prayer and Hairy Who? 1960 –1969, as well as the public program, Conversation: Carol Given Winston Lecture–Christa Clarke and Constantine Petridis.  

This program is free, but registration is required. Please note that the program Artist Talk: Tadao Ando has reached capacity and is currently sold out.

TUE, OCT 16 | 6-8 pm
Loyola Univeristy Museum of Art (820 Michigan Ave, luc.edu/luma)
Free admission, transportation, and refreshments with UCID.

Global meets local at the Loyola University Museum of Art's (LUMA) Following the Box  and Folded Mapexhibitions. Following the Box is an innovative contemporary art exhibition featuring painting, film, graphic illustration, and folk art, as well as multimedia and conceptual art made by ten Indian and two American artists. Each work draws inspiration from a box of photographs found at a Chicagoland estate sale and explores the elusive nature of memory, political and military histories, and cultural identity. The Folded Mapproject connects Chicago residents who live at corresponding addresses on the North and South Sides, examining segregation, redefining, and the grid system within the city. Join LUMA curator Natasha Ritsma and Englewood artist and activist Tonika Johnson for an exclusive gallery tour.   

Co-sponsored by the University Community Service Center.

MON, NOV 12 | 7:30 pm
Chicago Sinfonietta–Sea of Light: Reflections on Diwali
Chicago Symphony Center (220 S Michigan Ave, cso.org)
$10 Ticket & Transportation with UCID

Tap in to the history, traditions, and above all, the vibrant musical influences that encapsulate the Indian festival of Diwali through a riveting juxtaposition of Indian classical music alongside Debussy’s seminal, impressionistic masterpiece La Mer.

Co-sponsored by UChicago Spiritual Life.

THU, NOV 15 | 7:30 pm
Court Theater: Manuel Cinema presents Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Court Theater (5535 S Ellis Ave, courtheatre.org) 
$5 Ticket with UCID

In a special world premiere presentation, internationally-renowned multimedia company  Manual Cinema  stitches together the classic story of Frankenstein with Mary Shelley’s own biography to create an unexpected story about the beauty and horror of creation. Manual Cinema combines handmade shadow puppetry, cinematic techniques, and innovative sound and music to create immersive visual stories for stage and screen. Join us for an exclusive pre-show dinner with UChicago alums, Manual Cinema founding members and winners of the UChicago Alumni 2018 Early Career Achievement Award, Drew Dir and Sarah Fornace (AB ’07).

Co-sponsored by UCIJAM.