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Historical Context and Origins of the Radical [Re]Constructions installation

Emmanuel Pratt writes that The Radical [Re]constructions dinner series is a direct response seeks to cultivate meaningful connections across diverse constituencies and communities to counter the deafening cycle of rhetoric about our city’s ‘chronic urban problems’

Welcome Blanket

Artist Jayna Zweiman asks, "what type of community do we wish to craft?"

Lobby and cafe temporarily closed

The Smart Museum’s lobby and Miriam’s Café will temporarily close for renovations between August 21 and September 11. 

Smart and DuSable museums receive $250,000 grant from Terra Foundation

The Smart Museum of Art and DuSable Museum of African American History have been jointly awarded a $250,000 grant from the Terra Foundation for American Art in support of the special exhibition South Side Stories.

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