Designed as a home for the creative life of the University of Chicago campus and the city of Chicago, the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts is a partner, resource, and catalyst for developing deeper cultural networks and richer creative projects citywide and beyond. The Logan Center is a place where boundaries dissolve and artistic work is amplified through a web of collaborative partners. More than just a building, it is an innovative hub for arts education for UChicago students and Chicago-land students and families, a platform to showcase today’s most innovative creators across all media, and a locus for impactful and collaborative artistic Innovations with partners in nearby South Side communities and across Chicago.


The Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts advances arts practice, inquiry, and presentation at the University of Chicago, and fosters meaningful collaboration and cultural engagement at the university, on the South Side, and in the city of Chicago.


The Future of the Arts at the University of Chicago—a 2001 report authored by faculty, students, and staff—made several recommendations for elevating the arts at the university. One central recommendation concerned the creation of a multidisciplinary center for the arts. Little more than a decade later, the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts is fully operational as a vibrant home for the study, practice, and presentation of arts at UChicago.

David and Reva LoganOn May 3, 2007, the University of Chicago made a historic announcement: David Logan, AB'39, JD'41, and his wife Reva and their sons and grandchildren had generously committed a $35 million gift to support the University’s Center for the Creative and Performing Arts. Not only was this one of the largest single donor gifts to the University, it is also believed to be both the single largest cash gift to the arts in the city of Chicago and one of the largest gifts to support a university arts building in the United States.

Five years after the Logan family gave their record gift of $35 million, the Logan Center for the Arts celebrated its grand opening. The three-day festival celebrated the opening of the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, a hub for the vibrant arts scene at the University of Chicago and a destination for the South Side and greater Chicago.


pinReva and David Logan Center for the Arts
915 E 60th Street
ChicagoIL 60637


773.702.ARTS (2787)

Holiday Hours

Logan Center (entrance doors)
Dec. 14-24: Normal hours: Monday-Saturday 8:00am-10:00pm; Sunday 11:00am-9:00pm (UCIDs access 8:00am-midnight daily)
Dec. 25: CLOSED/Locked, accessible only by Logan-based Faculty, Staff and DoVA students with Studios
Dec. 26-31: Normal hours
Jan. 1: CLOSED/Locked, accessible only by Logan-based Faculty, Staff and DoVA students with Studios
Jan. 2: Resume Normal hours

Logan Center Gallery
Dec. 14-31: Normal hours: Tuesday-Saturday 9:00am-9:00pm; Sunday 11:00am-9:00pm, Monday CLOSED
Exception: The Gallery will also be closed on Dec. 25
Jan. 1: CLOSED
Jan. 2: Resume normal hours

Café Logan
Dec. 14: 8:00am-4:00pm
Dec. 15-16: CLOSED
Dec. 17-21: 9:00am-2:00pm
Dec. 22-Jan. 1: CLOSED
Jan. 2-4: 9:00am-2:00pm
Jan. 5-6: CLOSED
Jan. 7: Resume normal hours

Logan Media Center
Dec. 14: 9:00am-5:00pm
Dec. 15-Jan. 6: CLOSED
Jan. 7: Resume normal hours

Logan Shop
Dec. 14: 10:00am-5:00pm
Dec. 15-Jan. 6: CLOSED.  Access only for DoVA students with Studios, and Shop employees (usual access hours) 
Jan. 7: Resume normal hours

Box Office
Dec. 14-20: Normal hours: Tuesday-Saturday 12:00pm-6:00pm; CLOSED Sunday & Monday
Dec. 21: 12:00pm-2:00pm
Dec. 22-Jan. 1: CLOSED
Jan. 2: Resume normal hours

Logan Center Staff Offices (hours when other than normal)
Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan. 1: CLOSED

Regular Hours

Mon–Sat, 8am-10pm
Sun: 11am-9pm

UCID card access outside of these hours only for Logan-based faculty, staff, and MFA students with studios, or via special permission. Hours will be extended for special events as needed.

Logan Media Center
Sunday: 4pm-8pm
Monday-Friday: 9am-7pm
Saturday: 10am-4pm

Logan Center Gallery
Opening November 16: Mariana Castillo Deball, Petlacoatl 

Normal Hours: 
Mon: Closed
Tue–Sat9 am–9 pm
Sun11 am–9 pm

Box Office
Mon-Sat: 12pm-6pm
Open late during performances.

Café Logan
Mon–Fri, 8am-8pm
Sat-Sun: 12pm-8pm