Begins Fall 2018
UChicago Arts presents Dialogo: Virginio Ferrari and Chicago as part of Art Design Chicago, the first-ever, large-scale celebration of Chicago's art and design legacy. The initiative also includes exhibitions and public programs by partners like the Smart Museum and DuSable Museum, the Graham School, the Hyde Park Art Center, and more.
May 26-Nov 25, 2018
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) and the University of Chicago (UChicago) have been selected by the U.S. Department of State to serve as co-commissioners of the United States Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.
Begins Oct 2017
A yearlong celebration marking the fifth anniversary of the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, beginning with the Logan Five Year Bash on Saturday, October 7, 2017.
October 13-15, 2017
Three days of concerts, workshops, film, food, and conversation.
September 13-17, 2017
The annual international exposition of modern and contemporary art in Chicago.
Lectures, tours, exhibitions, and events observing the 75th anniversary of CP-1 and the concurrent 50th anniversary of Henry Moore's Nuclear Energy sculpture.
Sept 2017-June 2018
The University of Chicago 2017-2018 Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar
Sept 16, 2017-Jan 7, 2018
Make New History focuses on the intersections of art and architecture, historical and contemporary. Learn about UChicago's programs in the Biennial this this fall.
April 29, 2017
What is an artistic practice of human rights -- conceptually, aesthetically, and pragmatically?
April 6, 2017
The University of Chicago is honoring the legacy of Gwendolyn Brooks—the first African American poet to win the Pulitzer Prize.
Fall 2016–Spring 2017
Third Tuesday Jazz
Chicago Stage at the Logan
...to name just a few!
Fall 2016–Spring 2017
Wolf Vostell's Concrete Traffic (1970) serves as the provocation for a comprehensive suite of exhibitions and interactive public performances, screenings, talks, art workshops, and other happenings.
October 2016–January 2017
Creating artistic platforms for youth responses to living in communities confronting violence
Jun 2-5, 2016
Alumni Weekend: ARTSCAPE invites you to experience the power of the arts on campus through immersive events, performances, exhibitions, and family programming all weekend long.
Feb 17-19, 2016
Celebrated composer Philip Glass, AB'56, will return to campus as a UChicago Presidential Arts Fellow Feb. 17-19, 2016, for a three-day residency featuring a film screening, a public conversation and a concert at Mandel Hall.
Explore new topics in literature, visual arts, linguistics, music, and more at the annual Humanities Day at the University of Chicago.
Oct 8-15, 2015
A weeklong festival celebrating the work of renowned French film director and visual artist Agnès Varda.
Mar 6–15, 2015
Chicago celebrates German composer Mathias Spahlinger’s 70th year with a 10-day residency and retrospective of his music and thought.
May 9-11, 2014
A three-day festival showcasing activists, artists, journalists, and scholars influenced and inspired by Studs Terkel’s storied career as a broadcaster, historian, actor, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author.
Fall 2014–Fall 2015
Five innovative UChicago Arts organizations mark major anniversaries during Artennial, a celebration of the long tradition—and future—of artistic excellence at the University of Chicago.
Feb 13-Jun 15, 2014
A five-month festival featuring over 40 events and exhibitions related to Chinese cultural history at the University of Chicago.