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Back for a limited engagement: The Allure of Matter

We look forward to welcoming you back to the Smart Museum of Art this summer for a reconfigured presentation of The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China, July 24–August 9, 2020.

Our responsibility

The South Side of Chicago has been and continues to be defined by the visionary work of Black artists, educators, scholars, activists, and others; a powerful legacy of celebrating Black identity and actively working against those who seek to extinguish it.

Chicago Fundred Initiative: A Bill for IL

Using creativity to fight lead poisoning as part of Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40

About The City

Lead Museum Educator Kathy Fitzgerald reflects on Walt Kuhn's painting The City, and the city outside. 

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