37 S Wabash, Chicago Illinois 60603
The world-famous Art Institute of Chicago
was founded in 1866 and is located in Cook County
, IL. They have an enrollment of about 2,000 and student housing is available for 195.
U.S. News and World Report ranked their graduate program in the area of fine art and design number one in the nation. The bachelor program ranked number two.
The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)is awarded in Visual and Critical Studies; Studio; Art History, Theory, and Criticism and with an Emphasis in Art Education. The Bachelor of Interior Architecture (BIA) is also awarded.
The MFA is granted in Studio and in Writing while the MA is granted in Modern Art History, Theory, and Criticism; Art Education; Teaching; Art Therapy; Arts Administration and Historic Preservation.
Some Departments include Ceramics; Fiber and Material Studies; Film, Video and New Media; Performance and Sound, among others.
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08/09 Coming to The Chicago area
Dairy State Cheese and Beer Festival Kenosha WI April20 This fun-filled event includes cheese from around the state of Wisconsin, some of the area’s finest beers and live music.
North Shore Unitarian Church Art Fair Deerfield IL April27-28 NSUC's annual ART FAIR is a juried show featuring the original works of 65+ talented artists and artisans. The fine art and fine crafts exhibited include photography, painting, ceramics, glass, paper, woodwork, metalwork, jewelry, sculpture, fiber, clothing and mixed media. Exhibiting artists come from Illinois as well as from several surrounding states.
Redbud Trail Rendezvous Rochester IN April27-28 See living history of frontier Midwest America, historic camps, music and dance of the period, traditional crafts, food cooked over wood fires, blanket trading, tomahawk and muzzle-loading shooting contests. The village has 40 wooden booths, traditional crafts, blanket trading and muzzle loading shooting matches.
Chocolate Fest Long Grove IL May3-5 Dive into three days of nothing but CHOCOLATE! Mmm, chocolate strawberries, donuts, and much more! Every spring, the Village of Long Grove celebrates the existence of the world's best tasting antioxidant.
Lilac Time Art and Craft Fair Lombard IL May5 The Lilac Time Art and Craft Fair is held annually on St. Charles Road between Main and Elizabeth in downtown Lombard. All of the proceeds received from the craft booth rentals are donated to local charities. Features 140 craft exhibitors and 4000 attendees throughout the day.
Peoria Heights Art Fair Peoria Heights IL May11 A great weekend is planned; the show coincides with the Race for the Cure and the Illinois Art League members show at the Village Hall. A hospitality tent will be open throughout the Art Fair with coffee and donuts in the morning and water and fruit during the day .