artOUT is a student-led group affiliated with Gallery 400, the contemporary art gallery at UIC. artOUT aims to create opportunities that connect UIC students with Gallery 400 and the wider Chicago arts community. Members work alongside Gallery staff and community partners to plan and execute programming while learning about the inner-workings of a unique non-profit art space.
Members have the opportunity to:
- Develop original programming in collaboration with the gallery
- Access professional development opportunities such as private curator tours and conversations, event planning, and arts administration skill building
- Brainstorm new ways for visitors to engage with Gallery 400
- Advise the gallery staff on student engagement strategy
Last year, Gallery 400’s inaugural Student Advisory Committee, artOUT, developed a successful pop-up mobile exhibition that centered on the theme of home and exhibited the artwork of UIC students. What will you create this semester?