The Renaissance Society is closed this Saturday, June 3, due to convocation ceremonies on campus. Convocation events begin on Friday, June 2 and will impact parking and public transit routes through the weekend.
You can still visit the current exhibition this Friday, June 2 from 3-6pm and Sunday, June 4 from 12-6pm.
Call our office at 773-702-8670 for any questions.
The Renaissance Society welcomes applications for a Director of Development. The application deadline is June 23, 2023.
We are closed this Friday, May 19, for program rehearsals. We apologize for the inconvenience. We will resume normal weekend hours this Saturday, May 20, and Sunday, May 21, from 12pm-6pm.
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The Ren’s Student Committee is an active group of both undergraduate and graduate students who are enthusiastic about contemporary art and excited to engage closely with the Ren and its program. Students in all fields of study, from any academic institution in Chicago, are encouraged to apply.
Committee activities begin in November 2022 and extend through June 2023. Participants should be...
Three films commissioned and/or produced by the Renaissance Society are official selections in the Currents section of the 60th New York Film Festival. The films include Life on the CAPS by Meriem Bennani, and co-commissioned with Nottingham Contemporary, UK; IF REVOLUTION IS A SICKNESS by Diane Severin Nguyen and co-commissioned with Sculpture Center, New York; and PEAK HEAVEN LOVE FOREVER by...
Premiering September 21, 2022 at 12pm ET, Diane Severin Nguyen’s Transfigurations from the Art21 digital series “New York Close Up” features IF REVOLUTION IS A SICKNESS.
A co-commission with the Sculpture Center, New York, IF REVOLUTION IS A SICKNESS was on view at the Renaissance Society from May 14 to June 19, 2022.
Watch the film to learn more about Nguyen’s practice, and to see...
Meriem Bennani’s Life on the CAPS debuts at the Toronto International Film Festival, on view at the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery from September 9 through 18, and presented by the Vega Foundation.
Co-commissioned by the Renaissance Society with Nottingham Contemporary, UK, Life on the CAPS, the final chapter in this film trilogy of the same name, was presented at the Renaissance...
The Renaissance Society is pleased to announce a new partnership with Milan-based global brand development platform 247, centered around the two organizations’ shared commitment to artists and creatives by giving them the resources, networks, and platforms required to expand their visions and grow their practices.
247 is the lead partner in making the 2022-23 season of ambitious programming...
The Renaissance Society is currently closed to the public. Please check back soon for information regarding our fall exhibitions and programs.
In the meantime, view recent artist talks, lectures, and performances available for online viewing, and explore recent books, editions, and merch.
We look forward to welcoming visitors when our 2022-23 season commences this September. Thank you.