Student Arts Organizations
A film production society for student filmmakers, Fire Escape Films raises awareness of media oriented projects and opportunities and helps produce features, shorts, music videos and spots on digital and film formats.
Glass Eyeball is a student photography club that provides darkroom space, digital printing, and equipment rental service, as well as hosting quarterly critiques, exhibits, workshop and photo walks.
UCJAS gets together once a week to watch anime from a mix of genres and epochs, hosts screening events, and an annual anime convention called UChi-Con.
Outside the Lines sponsors on-campus figure drawing sessions and off-campus artist critiques, exhibitions, and socials, building a social platform for student artists to share their practice and receive feedback.
Through a cordial partnership with the Hyde Park Arts Center, UChicago Ceramics offers interested individuals the opportunity to work with clay in a relaxed and informal environment.
ArtShould is an arts and community service RSO whose mission is to promote art through after-school art programs at Chicago Public Schools, as well as events and campus-wide projects.
Communknity is dedicated to promoting needlecraft and artistic expression, and organizes knitting events on campus, like knitting graffiti and the knitting bar.
The Folk Arts Community hosts a monthlycontradance as well as occasional concerts and other events on campus and in Hyde Park.