Gene Siskel Film Center

Gene Siskel Film Center



164 N. State St., Chicago IL 60601

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For more than 40 years, the Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) has presented world-class independent, international, and classic cinema. Renamed in honor of the late film critic in 2000, the Gene Siskel Film Center presents approximately 1,500 screenings and 100 guest artist appearances year to over 80,000 film enthusiasts at its unique, sophisticated, modern facilities which have been operating since June 2001 at 164 N. State Street. Two pristine move theaters with state-of-the-art capabilities located in the heart of Chicago’s Loop. Sunlit cafe overlooking State Street.

Facility Meeting Space Details

Max Venue Capacity 258

Video Conferencing Available

Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider(s)

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 100

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 200

Max Capacity, Theater Style 5

Complete Buy-out Available

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

Off-Site Catering Allowed

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated) 197

Preferred Catering Providers

Student Group Friendly

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Miles from McCormick Place 2.5

Miles from Navy Pier 1.6

Miles from Midway Airport 11.5

Miles from O'Hare Airport 17.9

Wheelchair Accessible

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