Our faculty regularly collaborate on many ambitious projects with partners at the University of Chicago and beyond to create new artworks and scholarship. These collaborations are generally housed in the numerous art and culture think tanks across campus including both short term projects and projects taking place over many years.

The Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry is supporting a Mellon Fellowships for Arts Practice & Scholarship

Afterword: The AACM (as) Opera

GEORGE LEWIS, New York-based composer & musicologist, SEAN GRIFFIN, Los Angeles-based composer & director of Opera Povera, and CATHERINE SULLIVAN, film and theater artist & faculty member in the Department of Visual Arts, embark on the creation of an opera, film and related presentations based on the final chapter of Lewis’ award-winning 2008 book A Power Stronger Than Itself: the AACM and American Experimental Music (2013-15).

Afterword will premier at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago as part of the exhibition The Freedom Principle, October 16th & 17th, 2015 for more information please visit: