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I Got an Art Certificate and Student Loans I Will Never Be Able to Afford

Steve Rhode | Posted 10.08.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, Attended the Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale, FL for game art/illustration from 2004 to 2006, transferre...

Talking "Impressionism, Fashion and Modernity" With the Art Institute's Gloria Groom

Mark Bazer | Posted 08.27.2013 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

"Were the Impressionists fashionistas? And what role did fashion play in their goal to paint modern life with a 'modern style?" Those were the questio...

A Tourist's Guide to New York Theater Awards Season (and the Occasional Museum)

Kelly Kleiman | Posted 07.28.2013 | Travel
Kelly Kleiman

A five-day visit to New York. Six shows, half good and half not-so. Three museums. Some of this is utterly evanescent; a few items might travel if you're patient; but some of it requires you to jump on a plane and go. Herewith a guide to your trip.

First Baby On the Way But Student Loans Are Making It Tough

Steve Rhode | Posted 07.25.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question My wife and I are digital artists. We both currently work and are a two income household. We have to do this to handl...

Windy City Street Style: Winter Neutrals (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 04.15.2013 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

From Uptown to Lakeview and Wicker Park to the Loop, check out some looks across Chicago's neighborhoods that take neutral colors to bold new levels.

Art Institute Sues Broke Donors?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.27.2012 | Arts

Larry and Kristina Dodge, a couple of art patrons living in Southern California, learned the hard way what happens when you make a promise you can't k...

EDMC Professors and Students Speak: How Lobbyists and Goldman Sachs Ruined For-Profit Education

David Halperin | Posted 11.24.2012 | Business
David Halperin

For-profit higher education could help our people and our economy -- if the federal financial aid system were structured so that schools earned higher profits by actually helping students, not by ripping them off.

40 Reasons I Love Being a Chicagoan

Nico Lang | Posted 07.18.2012 | Chicago
Nico Lang

I compiled a partial list of the millions of great things that make me proud to call Chicago home. Because Chicago deserves to be number one on the civic pride list.

A Banquet for the Senses -- Day at the Museum

Patricia Crisafulli | Posted 04.23.2012 | Fifty
Patricia Crisafulli

Seeing what other humans can create with passion and intensity (and the right genetic proclivity) does make one wonder: What could I do?

Art Students Ask The Tough Questions In 'Homeless' Documentary

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

For months, two film students from the Art Institute of Colorado have been grappling with one of Denver's biggest problems: homelessness. What started...

Art Institute Is Free Every Weekday In January

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago is kicking off the New Year in a generous mode. For the next month, admission at the museum will be free every weekday. ...

INSTALLATION: Jitish Kallat's Political, Religious Stance In Chicago

artdaily.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

CHICAGO, IL.- This fall, acclaimed contemporary artist Jitish Kallat turns the landmark Art Institute Grand Staircase into a meditation on religious t...

Chagall Windows Back At Art Institute, With A New Shine

Chicago Sun-Times | Joy's Galaxy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Marc Chagall's "America Windows" -- an iconic Art Institute of Chicago work taken off display for five years -- will be returning Nov. 1 as vibrant as...

The Art Institute of Chicago's Miniature Rooms Create Magic

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Third-grader Jillian Beckman and her grandmother Sally Beckman peered through the glass, looking at the miniature rooms at The Art Ins...

Art Institute Of Chicago Is Free In February: Admission Fee Waived This Month

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Admission will be free for the entire month of February at the museum of the Art Institute of Chicago, including the new Modern Wing. Currently on di...

Art Institute Getting Crosswalk Between Modern Wing And Millenium Park

Chicago Tribune | BLAIR KAMIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Outside the Art Institute of Chicago's Modern Wing, the not-so-fine art of dodging drivers may soon be going the way of prehistoric cave painting....

Mute Impressions at the Art Institute

Mike Doyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mike Doyle

Throwing poorly labeled exhibits before Chicago audiences seems to be an epidemic among Windy City museums.

Gone, But Not Forgotten

Victoria Lautman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Victoria Lautman

It seems like the end of an era: Chicago's own art-collector and bon vivant Muriel Kallis Steinberg Newman died last week at age 94.