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Ground view of Spertus


In compliance with CDC and City of Chicago recommendations, public offerings are closed through March 27. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership presents an array of educational and cultural activities at our award-winning facility at 610 S. Michigan Avenue, directly across the street from Chicago's Grant Park, as well as at venues across the greater Chicago area, other select locations, and online.

These opportunities are designed to enable personal growth, train future leaders, and engage individuals in exploration of Jewish life.

Programming includes graduate programs and professional workshops (offered in the Chicago area, in select cities across North America, and through distance learning) and public programs, such as 
films, speakers, seminars, concerts, and exhibits (offered at the Institute’s Michigan Avenue facility, in the Chicago suburbs, and online).

There are a variety of parking options near Spertus and access is convenient by public transportation.

Public Hours

Due to the exigencies of the Coronavirus, Spertus Institute's public offerings are closed through March 27.

Sunday 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Monday-Wednesday 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am-6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am-3:00 pm


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Temporarily closed due to Coronavirus recommendations.

Academic Office hours 
Please contact your program director to schedule.

Asher Library
Spertus Institute's Asher Library is closed to onsite visitors through April 1.


Spertus welcomes all visitors and is committed to making its facilities and programs accessible to people with special needs. Elevator access is available to all areas of the building. Please let the box office know of any special needs or requests when you purchase program tickets.


Please note that visitors may be required to show photo identification when entering the building.