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Urbanforage plant walk led by Nance Klehm on March 11, 2017.

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Propose an Exhibition

Gallery 400 accepts exhibition proposals of new or existing work from local, national, and international artists and curators. In addition to exhibitions in the gallery space, Gallery 400 has the capacity to present a number of different projects, including public artwork or installations outside of the gallery; events, seminars, or web-based projects; new media, video, and film installations; sound works and radio broadcasts; performance pieces; printed ephemera; and projects of a similar scope. 

Propeller Fund

Launched in 2010, Propeller Fund is administered jointly by Gallery 400 and threewalls, and funded through a generous grant from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. Propeller Fund provides grants $50,000 per year directly to visual artists and groups living and working in Cook County, Illinois, and seeks to support projects that are independent, informal, self-organized, and long or short-term.

Internships and Employment Opportunities

The Gallery 400 internship program welcomes students and recent graduates who wish to broaden their education and professional experience by working in a university gallery. Under the guidance of gallery staff, interns assist in hands on work that ranges from research projects to office support and from exhibition development to event management.

There are currently no staff positions open at Gallery 400.

Lobby Competition

Gallery 400 and the School of Art and Art History invite all current BFA and MFA students at the University of Illinois at Chicago to propose a site-specific work to be showcased in the Art and Design Exhibition Hall Lobby. Winners will receive a $200 honorarium. Now accepting applications for the Spring 2018 semester.

Gallery 400 Library

Gallery 400’s extensive library is available to artists, students, educators, and members of the community alike. Our library maintains a comprehensive archive of Gallery 400 exhibitions, in addition to exhibition catalogs from other local, national, and international galleries and museums. The library also includes artist publications, art history texts, audiovisual material, and a collection of journals and periodicals featuring more than 30 titles spanning more than 30 years, including Frieze, ArtForum, Art in America, and more.

Stories from the Inside

Get a glimpse of what goes on in the classrooms and studios of the School of Art & Art History at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Blog posts written by UIC faculty and students detail what faculty think is most relevant for young practitioners today and what those young artists, architects, and designers are thinking and making right now.

Forum 400

Forum 400 is a support and advocacy group for Gallery 400, one of the nation’s most vibrant university galleries, showcasing work at the leading edge of contemporary art, architecture, and design. Become a member today!

Temporary Allegiance

Temporary Allegiance was a 25-foot flagpole on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago at 404 South Peoria Street, between Cuppa Hall and the Eisenhower Expressway/UIC-Halsted CTA Blue Line station. It was both an artwork by Philip von Zweck and an opportunity for expression open to all from 2005-2015.