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Stephanie Smith to serve as Interim Director

Stephanie Smith assumes role of Interim Director of the Smart Museum of Art, bringing 25 years of experience as an arts leader, curator, and writer.

Interview with Unyimeabasi Udoh

Unyimeabasi Udoh, a Chicago-based artist and graphic designer, and Leslie M. Wilson, the Smart Museum’s Curatorial Fellow for Diversity in the Arts (2019–2021), discuss Unyimeabasi's art practice and approach to creating the look of the exhibition not all realisms: photography in africa in the long 1960s.

Gómez-Peña’s Mex Files: Audio Art & Strange Poetry from the US/Mexico Border

Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Public Media Institute, and the University of Chicago’s Smart Museum of Art present a year-long series of experimental audio performances from Guillermo Gómez-Peña, a performance artist, writer, activist, and MacArthur Fellow, class of 1991. 

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