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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

The Roster: Nancy Spero

last edited on Thu. May 19 2016

Monster Roster artist Nancy Spero

9 things to write to Mother about

by Chi Le

last edited on Thu. May 19 2016

An original poem by University of Chicago student Chi Le, inspired by Leon Golub’s 1956 painting Prodigal Son.


by Jessica Covil

last edited on Tue. May 17 2016

An original poem by University of Chicago student Rachel Covil, inspired by George Cohen's 1962 work Vestibule (Phenomenology of Mirrors III).

The Roster: Franz Schulze

last edited on Mon. May 16 2016

Franz Schulze, Monster Roster artist and critic.