Chicago Trip


The Fall 2017 Chicago Trip will occur on Thursday, September 21st, 2017.


Students who are not registered in the classes below that would like to join the pre-registered group can use the online form to register and pay the required fee:

  • ART153: Foundations: Making and Meaning in Art and Design
  • ART393: Image Studio
  • ART395: Space Studio
  • ART 396: Time Space

Seating is limited. Interested people are encouraged to sign up as soon as possible and secure their spot in the buses. Currently-enrolled students, faculty and staff may participate.

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.

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 Sept 21st:

Art Institute of Chicago

Steve McQueen: End Credits
July 20, 2017–October 4, 2017

Leigh Ledare: The Plot—Ruttenberg Contemporary Photography Series
September 9, 2017–December 31, 2017

Fischli/Weiss: Snowman
Through October 15, 2017

Cauleen Smith: Human_3.0 Reading List
Through October 29, 2017


Museum of Contemporary Art

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg
Jun 6–Sep 24, 2017

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

We Are Here
Aug 19, 2017–Apr 1, 2018

Chicago Works
Amanda Williams
Jul 18–Dec 31, 2017

Woman With a Camera
Jul 8, 2017–Jan 14, 2018

To the Racy Brink
Jul 1–Dec 10, 2017

Little Lower Layer
Jun 3–Oct 1, 2017


Smart Museum

The Hysterical Material
September 14, 2017–December 17, 2017
Auguste Rodin (1840–1917) and Bruce Nauman (born 1941)

Revolution Every Day
September 14, 2017–January 14, 2018


Graham Foundation

David Hartt
In The Forest
September 14, 2017 - January 06, 2018



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



Page last modified August 31, 2017