Chicago Trip


The Winter 2019 Chicago Trip will occur on Thursday, February 7th, 2019. 


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 393: Image Studio
  • ART 394: Interactive 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 February 1st, 2019 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 11pm. 



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

11pm 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 the day of the trip:

Art Institute of Chicago

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

Out of the Retina, Into the Brain: The Art Library of Aaron and Barbara Levine

Through March 17, 2019


Tomma Abts

Through February 17th, 2019. 

Dawoud Bey: Night Coming Tenderly, Black

Through April 14th, 2019


Naeem Mohaiemen: Two Meetings and a Funeral
Through March 31st, 2019


Chicago by the Book: Pivotal Works that Changed Chicago

Through March 22nd, 2019


Into the void: prints of Lee Bontecou

Through May 5th, 2019

Museum of Contemporary Art

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

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

Atrium Project: Frederico Herrero
Through April 21st, 2019

Enrico David: Gradations of Slow Release
Through March 10, 2019


Chicago Works: Jessica Campbell

Through July 7, 2019 



Through May 12, 2019

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Check out previous trips here! 



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