About

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.

Mission

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.

History

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.


Location

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


Contact

773.702.ARTS (2787)
logancenter@uchicago.edu


Due to COVID-19, access to the Logan Center is restricted. The Logan Center is increasing access to the building through a phased approach, and we encourage you to check the COVID-19 updates page frequently for the latest information on Logan Center building access.


Logan Center (for UChicago students, faculty, & staff only)
Daily: 8am–11pm
NOTE: UChicago students, faculty, and staff must use their UCID to gain access.

Currently, the Logan Center is not regularly open to the public; however, visitors have access for specific performances, exhibitions, and events with a ticket/reservation.

Café Logan
Beginning September 20th, Café Logan will be open to UChicago students, faculty, and staff during the following hours: Monday through Friday, 8am–8pm, and Saturday and Sunday, noon–8pm.

Logan Center Gallery
Thu and Fri, 1-8pm
Sat and Sun, 12-6pm

Logan Center Shop
The Logan Center Shop is available to BA and MFA students at select hours, and classes that meet in the Shop.

Box Office 
Tuesday-Saturday: 12:00pm-6:00pm; 
Sunday-Monday: CLOSED

Logan Media Center
Mon–Fri, 9am–7pm
Sat, 10am–4pm
Sun, 4pm–8pm