Chicago Trip


The Winter 2018 Chicago Trip will occur on Thursday, February 8th, 2018. 


Students who would like to travel to Chicago can use the online form to register and pay the required fee.  Seating is limited. Interested people are encouraged to sign up as soon as possible and secure their spot in the buses. Any currently enrolled students, faculty and staff may participate.

Students registered for any of the following classes have already paid for the bus trip through a course fee, and do not need to register:

  • ART 153: Foundations: Making and Meaning in Visual and Media Arts
  • ART 392: Curatorial Studio
  • ART 394: Interactive Studio

Signup Form

Those interested in signing up for the Chicago trip may do so by clicking on the button below. The cost of the bus ride is $35.00. This price does not include admission to the exhibition venues.

The registration deadline for the Chicago trip is February 2nd, 2018 at 4pm.


Chicago Trip Online Signup

Hours and Itinerary

Students must be at the Calder Art Center lobby at 7:30am, and expect to be returned there by 10pm. 



7:40 am

Load buses at Calder Arts Center

10:00 am CST (Chicago Time)

Drop-off at Museum of Contemporary Art

5:00 pm CST (Chicago Time)

Pick-up at the Art Institute of Chicago

10:45pm EST (expected)

Arrive at Calder Arts Center

On view

Here is a partial list of some of the exhibits that will be on view in Chicago on February 8th:

Art Institute of Chicago

Philippe Parreno: My Room Is Another Fish Bowl
February 3, 2018–April 15, 2018

Mounira Al Solh: I strongly believe in our right to be frivolous
February 8, 2018–April 29, 2018


Museum of Contemporary Art

Edra Soto: Open 24 hours
Oct 21, 2017–Feb 25, 2018

Michael Rakowitz: Backstroke of the West
Sep 16, 2017–Mar 4, 2018

We Are Here
Aug 19, 2017–Apr 1, 2018

Oct 14, 2017–April 8, 2018

Chicago Works: Paul Heyer
Jan 16-Jul 1, 2018

Endless Summer
Jan 27th- Aug 5th, 2018

MCA Screen: Paul Pfieffer
Until May 20th, 2018

Howardena Pindell
Feb 24-May 20th, 2018



Smart Museum

Conversation With The Collection: Building/Environments
AUGUST 29, 2017–MARCH 11, 2018




If you have questions, feel free to contact the trip organizers:



Page last modified April 27, 2018