Chicago Trip


The Fall 2018 Chicago Trip will occur on Thursday, September 20th, 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 391: Civic Studio
  • ART 392: Curatorial Studio
  • ART 393: Image Studio
  • ART 394: Interactive Studio
  • ART 395: Space Studio
  • ART 396: Time 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 September 14th, 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 10:45pm. 



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 September 20th:

Art Institute of Chicago

John Singer Sargent and Chicago's Gilded Age
Through September 30, 2018

Ornamental Traditions: Jewelry from Bukhara
Through June 30, 2019
Gallery 50

Never a Lovely So Real: Photography and Film in Chicago, 1950–1980
Through October 28, 2018

The Yoshida Family: Three Generations of Japanese Print Artists
Through September 30, 2018
Gallery 107

Judy Ledgerwood: Chromatic Patterns for the Art Institute of Chicago
Through September 30, 2018
Bluhm Family Terrace

Music and Movement: Rhythm in Textile Design
Through October 21, 2018
Galleries 57–59

Museum of Contemporary Art

I was raised on the Internet
Through October 14, 2018

Chicago Works: Mika Horibuchi
Through December 2, 2019

The Commons Artist Project: Joan Giroux
Through October 7, 2018

Heaven and Earth: Alexander Calder and Jeff Koons
Through March 24, 2019

A Body Measured Against the Earth
Through April 7th, 2019

Picture Fiction: Kenneth Josephson and Contemporary Photography
Through December 30th, 2018

Atrium Project: Frederico Herrero
Through April 21st, 2019


Smart Museum

Expanding Narratives: The Figure and the Ground
Through December 30th, 2018



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



Page last modified August 27, 2018