Apply for New DePaul Art Museum Student Advisory Board


DPAM is composing its first ever student advisory board, an ideal position for students with a passion for art who wish to be involved with art museums beyond the classroom.
Members will act as ambassadors for the museum and be responsible for planning the museum’s annual student night, engage in promoting the museum as a resource for students, as well as supporting programming at the museum on campus. This opportunity is open to graduate and undergraduate students in all departments.

Learn more and apply!

The Lit & Luz Festival at the DePaul Art Museum


The Lit & Luz Festival presents a conversation between visual artists Jorge Méndez Blake and Dianna Frid on

Friday, October 14 @ 5 PM
DePaul Art Museum
935 W Fullerton
Chicago, IL 60614

The discussion will be moderated by Mexico City-based writer and art critic Gabriela Jauregui and DPAM assistant curator Mia Lopez, and will explore how the artists’ respective cities, libraries, and poetry have influenced their work.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibit “On Space and Place: Contemporary Art from Chicago, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Vancouver,” the discussion will be in both Spanish and English. For more info and a full list of Lit & Luz events, visit

Big Shoulders Books Presents: Literary Citizenship and the Power of Collaborative Storytelling, Tuesday April 19 at DPAM

Big Shoulders Books, a new publishing venture whose goal is to produce quality works of writing by and about Chicagoans whose lives might not otherwise be shared, invites the DePaul English community to a discussion with the amazing writers/editors Audrey Petty, Peter Orner and Michele Morano. The event, “Literary Citizenship and the Power of Collaborative Storytelling,” takes place at 6 p.m. at the DePaul Art Museum, 935 W. Fullerton (next to the Fullerton Red Line stop).


Named the 2013 Chicagoan of the Year in literature by the Chicago Tribune, Audrey is the editor of the oral-history collection High Rise Stories: Voices of Chicago Public Housing.

An acclaimed novelist and short-story writer, Peter is the editor of two oral-history collections, including Underground America: Narratives of Undocumented Lives.
Michele Morano is the author of Grammar Lessons: Translating Life in Spain and serves as the director of the MAWP here at DePaul. 

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DePaul Professor Mark Turcotte Presents a Poetry Reading with Students at DPAM March 1st

DPU Prof and poet Mark Turcotte presents a poetry reading featuring a group of his students at the DePaul Art Museum on Tuesday, March 1st at 7pm. Come out and hear what your fellow students have been working on and support the creative community here at DePaul!

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Slag Glass City and One Book, One Chicago Present: Making In Chicago, a Multidisciplinary Panel at DPAM Monday, February 22

DPU Professor and Editor of the journal Slag Glass City Barrie Jean Borich invites all to a panel that brings together members of multiple departments for a conversation about Making in Chicago. The event will explore the question of creating in our city as readers across Chicago dig into this year’s One Book, One Chicago selection – Thomas Dyja’s The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream.

The panel will take place Monday, February 22nd, 2016 from 6-8pm at the DePaul Art Museum.


Discourse and Difference Embodied: A Lecture from Dr. Alyssa Garcia | Thursday, October 15th

The African and Black Diaspora Studies Program presents a lecture by Dr. Alyssa Garcia, the Ida B. Wells Post-Doctoral Scholar for 2015-16.

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“Discourse and Difference Embodied: Sex Work and the Regulation of Black Women’s Bodies in Cuba”

Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015

Time: 6 PM

Location: the DePaul Art Museum (935 W. Fullerton Ave)