Chicago Trip


The Fall 2019 Chicago Trip will occur on Thursday, October 10th, 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 396: Time Studio 

Signup Form

The cost of the bus ride is $35.00. This price does not include admission to the exhibition venues.

The registration deadline for the Fall 2019 Chicago trip has passed. Please contact the organizers for any questions.

Hours and Itinerary

Students must be at the Calder Art Center lobby at 7:30am, and can 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 are links to the lists of exhibitions that will be on view in Chicago on the day of the trip: 

There are other places to visit including the Arts Club of Chicago, Design Museum of Chicago, and the Chicago Cultural Center. These are all within walking distance of the bus drop-off point.

Art Institute of Chicago



Museum of Contemporary Art


Social Media

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Check out previous trips here! 



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