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Persepolis Relief Returns to OI after 80 Years on Loan

A stone relief has returned to the OI from the Boston Museum of Fine Arts after eighty years on loan.

Posted on Thursday, September 12, 2019

Public Celebration of the OI Centennial on September 28

On September 28, the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago will commemorate its 100th anniversary with a public celebration—the first in a yearlong series of centennial events open to the University community and the general public.

Posted on Thursday, September 12, 2019

UChicago Magazine Celebrates OI Centennial

To mark the celebration of the OI's centennial, UChicago Magazine has devoted the cover story of its summer issue to our monumental first century, covering both the history of the OI and our future direction. Explore "The OI at 100."

Posted on Friday, August 30, 2019

Special Collections Exhibit about OI Opens September 16

"Discovery, Collection, Memory: The Oriental Institute at 100" will open on September 16, 2019, and run through December 13, 2019, at the Special Collections Research Center Gallery.

Posted on Thursday, August 22, 2019