Events & News
Sat., Jun. 02, 2018
Join international alumni, International House staff & graduate students, and the Alumni Club of Chicago as they co-host the Around the World Wine Tasting. This time honored reception will excite and teach us about wines from select regions across the globe. Enjoy a performance by an acclaimed Chicago world music ensemble while you connect with old and new friends recalling fond international memories of study, travel, work, and friendship.
Sun., Jun. 03, 2018
Join International House and the Alumni Club of Chicago for a special concert featuring The Chicago Ensemble and a pre-concert champagne reception. The Chicago Ensemble is known for its eclectic programs that combine masterworks with surprising selections by composers past and present. Raise your glass and toast the conclusion of the 85th anniversary yearlong celebration of International House and enjoy a chamber music concert led by virtuoso pianist Gerald Rizzer, AB’62, and members of the Chicago Ensemble.
Thu., Jun. 21, 2018
Make Music Chicago returns to International House for a day of free performances. Musicians, amateur and professional alike, join in celebrating Hyde Park’s own iteration of this fantastic global event. Over 700 cities around the world come together on the longest day of the year to celebrate music and music making. Taking its cue from the Fête de la Musique, a national musical holiday in France, Make Music Chicago has been bringing together musicians of all ages and skill levels, neighborhoods and specialties. From Hyde Park to Humboldt Park, venues all over the city provide performances that are free for musicians and audience members alike.
Calendar of Public Events
International House brings students and scholars into a global community. Through involvement with International House, students and scholars shape the community through their participation in various programs and by initiating their own events.
The mission of International House is to enable students and scholars from around the world to live and learn together in a diverse community that builds lifelong qualities of leadership, respect, and friendship.