Press room

For more information or to obtain high-resolution images related to the Smart's exhibitions and programs, members of the media should e-mail C.J. Lind or call 773.702.0176.


Objects & Voices: A Collection of Stories
February 12–June 21, 2015
Press release (PDF)

500 Clown named 2014–2015 Interprerers in Residence
September 2014
Press Release (PDF)

Carved, Cast, Crumpled: Sculpture All Ways
September 27–December 21, 2014
Press release (PDF)

Smart Museum marks 40th anniversary
September 27, 2014–June 14, 2015
Press release (PDF)

Touring exhibitions

The Sahmat Collective: Art and Activism in India since 1989
February 14 – June 9, 2013; on national tour
Press release (PDF)

Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art
February 16 – June 10, 2012; on national tour through 2014
Press release (PDF)

Other news

Smart Museum receives $1.25 million gift from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
January 2011
Press release (PDF)

Smart Museum receives grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities
April 2010
Press release (PDF)

Smart Museum receives grant from the National Endowment for the Arts
December 2009
NEA press release

Stephanie Smith wins 2008 Emily Hall Tremaine Exhibition Award
September 2008
Press release

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All Galleries Closed for Reinstallation
June 22–September 11, 2015

The Smart Museum’s galleries will be closed for re-installation this summer. Join us on September 12 to celebrate the re-opening.

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Smart Blog

To mark our 40th anniversary, we're rolling out a blog with stories from the Smart, past and present. 

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