The school denounced the rapper’s “anti-Black, antisemitic, racist and dangerous statements.”
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Non-Tenured Faculty at Chicago’s School of the Art Institute Push to Unionize
They cited “intolerable” working conditions, inadequate benefits, and low pay.
School of the Art Institute of Chicago Is Accepting Graduate Program Applications
Explore graduate study at one of the most influential art and design schools in the United States.
At Ars Electronica 2021, SAIC Art & Technology Studies Presents the Chicago Garden
The festival’s exhibitions and events will take place online and in-person in each participating city from September 8 to 12.
SAIC and Chicago Arts Leaders Explore How to Build an Anti-Racist Art Ecosystem With NBC
On an episode of The Path Forward, panelists from the school’s conference series on anti-racism explore how art and design organizations can become more equitable and inclusive.
SAIC Offers Art and Design Courses Online and On-campus This Summer
Emerging and established artists can choose from over 50 courses in the Adult Continuing Education program at the nation’s most influential art and design school.
SAIC Launches The Future of Our Plans, a Virtual Showcase Featuring the Graduate Class of 2020
The exhibition continues through August with programs including daily viewing recommendations, written reflections on the artwork’s prevailing themes, and a conversation series hosted by faculty.
Art Schools Join Legal Efforts to Block ICE Guidelines Targeting International Students
The Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design, which counts Pratt and RISD among its members, has signed on to an amicus brief supporting a lawsuit against ICE.
SAIC Celebrates 50 Years of Art and Technology Studies with a Series of Programmed Events
The celebration casts new light on art and technology practices at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, illuminating the contributions made by faculty and alumni throughout 50 years of uninterrupted experimentation.
SAIC Students Launch Product Line at Milan Design Week
The collection will be unveiled at Spazio Rossana Orlandi during Milan Design Week, April 4–9
Choice Quotes from Kanye’s Address at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Kanye West received his honorary doctorate from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) yesterday. The night before, he gave a talk at the school that began as a question-and-answer session but devolved, quite wonderfully, into a rambling, free-associative lecture.
Is the School of the Art Institute of Chicago Really Giving Kanye West an Honorary Doctorate? [UPDATED]
In a recent interview with the French design blog Clique, noted college dropout Kanye West claimed that he is “getting an honorary doctorate on May 5th from the Art Institute of Chicago.”