The Smart Museum's study room provides public access to our collection of paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, and photographs.
The room is available, by appointment, to individuals and groups including University of Chicago classes as well as independent scholars, students, and other school groups. A member of the Smart Museum's staff will be available at all times of the visit and will handle the artworks.
The study room is open by appointment Tuesday through Friday, from 10 am to 5 pm. During the school year, it is also open until 8 pm on Thursday. (Other visit times may be considered on an individual basis.)
Appointments must be made at least two weeks in advance, and lists of objects must be given at least one week in advance. In case of cancelations or rescheduling please give 24 hours notice.
To make a reservation, please use the form below or email Alice Kain for an appointment.
The Smart Museum is home to a wide range of works, with notable collections of Asian art, European art, modern art and design, and contemporary art. Generally 10 to 15 objects can be brought out for view at one time, depending on their size.
The Land Beneath Our Feet
June 27–August 25, 2013
Reflect on the changing nature of the land we call home.
The Smart's biennial report is now available online. The Bulletin details the Museum's exhibitions, programs, acquisitions, and generous supporters over the last two years.