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Architectural Ornament with Brick Surround, designed by Louis H. Sullivan and Dankmar Adler, 1884, Terracotta ornament. Gift of General Services Administration, 1977.98a–s.

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Secrets of Storage: Louis Sullivan Architectural Fragments

During her internship at the Smart Museum, Emelia Lehmann uncovers the history of architectural fragments in the collection from Louis Sullivan's now-demolished Scoville building

Jill Sterrett appointed Deputy Director of the Smart Museum

Jill Sterrett has been named Deputy Director for Museum Affairs and Strategic Impact at the Smart Museum. 

Mary Lou Gorno appointed chair of Smart Museum Board of Governors

Mary Lou Gorno, a business executive and alumna of Chicago Booth who serves as vice-chair of the University of Chicago’s Board of Trustees, has been appointed chair of the Smart Museum of Art’s Board of Governors.

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