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Constructing Home: An interview with Red Line Service

last edited on Wed. August 17 2016

An interview with Rhoda Rosen & Billy McGuinness of Red Line Service on the Red Line Speaker Series, the Summer Festival, and the installation Home.

The Leveraged Gift

by Max Koss, PhD candidate at the University of Chicago and Samuel H. Kress Foundation Provenance Research Fellow

last edited on Mon. August 15 2016

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.

New Slaves

by George Wells, Odyssey Scholar

last edited on Thu. August 4 2016

Poetry produced by George Wells of the Odyssey Institute in conjunction with the project, In Anticipation of Belonging.

United We Stand

by Jayla Reed, Odyssey Scholar

last edited on Thu. August 4 2016

Poetry produced by Jayla Reed of the Odyssey Institute in conjunction with the project, In Anticipation of Belonging.

Smart Radio 87.3 FM

last edited on Fri. July 15 2016

An interview with Jim Duignan of the Stockyard Institute on transforming the Smart Musuem into a radio station.

Fill the Walls: Interpreting Belonging

last edited on Mon. July 11 2016

Take a look at the first week of our summer program, In Anticipation of Belonging. Get a recap of of our initial partner summit and learn about how you can participate in the Smart Radio Station.

An Introduction to ‘In Anticipation of Belonging’

last edited on Thu. June 30 2016

Take a look inside our summer project In Anticipation of Belonging, for which we are partnering with cultural and community collaborators from across Chicago to transform our galleries into a space where we can think critically and creatively together about what it means to 'belong'.

The Roster: George Cohen

last edited on Fri. June 10 2016

Monster Roster artist George Cohen

The Roster: Robert Barnes

last edited on Wed. June 1 2016

Monster Roster artist Robert Barnes

The Roster: H. C. Westermann

last edited on Wed. May 25 2016

Monster Roster artist H. C. Westermann