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Alison Gass appointed Dana Feitler Director

Alison Gass, a leading curator of contemporary art and a senior leader at university museums, has been appointed the director of the University of Chicago’s Smart Museum of Art

The Guttmans and their Collection

Lester and Betty Guttman’s love of photography was not theoretical; it was embedded in their daily lives.

Teen Arts Council Dopecents® at the Smart

For two weeks of this summer’s Teen Arts Council internship, these teens were in “residency” at the Smart Museum of Art. Here are some of their reflections on the experience.

The Leveraged Gift

University of Chicago PhD candidate, Max Koss, explains how the Kress Foundation's 1973 gift, secured by Edward Maser, helped shape the Smart Museum’s collection and status as an exemplary teaching institution.

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