last edited on Thu. September 21 2023
Meg Jackson Fox joins the Smart Museum of Art as Director of the Feitler Center for Academic Inquiry and Head of Education.
last edited on Tue. July 18 2023
Deep dives into objects with he inaugural cohort of the Feitler Center for Academic Inquiry’s Collections Research Associates program
last edited on Mon. July 10 2023
not all realisms curator Leslie M. Wilson, in conversation with Meralis Alvarez-Morales (MAPH 2023), shares a few final reflections on the arc of the exhibition’s history and unexpected connections.
last edited on Thu. June 29 2023
Smart Museum of Art to take expanded role caring for public art at the University of Chicago
last edited on Mon. May 8 2023
An endless run time digital artwork from the interdisciplinary collective teamLab joins the collection of the Smart Museum of Art, thanks to a partnership with the Physical Sciences Division and the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago
last edited on Tue. March 21 2023
March 21st marks Human Rights Day in South Africa. A national holiday that affirms the fundamental rights and dignity of all people, its date of observance commemorates the tragic events at Sharpeville in 1960 and the human costs of the fight for freedom.
last edited on Tue. February 21 2023
Thanks to a generous gift of Cboe Global Markets, Ruth Duckworth’s “majestic” 1976 wall sculpture will find a new home at the heart of the University of Chicago campus.
by Jad Dahshan, AB 2021, MA 2022
last edited on Thu. September 29 2022
Alum Jad Dahshan shares a fantastical sticker design inspired by their UChicago student experience at the Smart Museum. A limited run of the stickers will be available at the 2022 Student Activities and Resource Fair.
last edited on Fri. September 2 2022
Vanja V. Malloy, an accomplished museum director, curator, scholar and community builder, has been appointed as the Dana Feitler Director of the Smart Museum of Art. She will lead the University of Chicago’s fine arts museum and its exhibitions, public and arts education programs, and student and faculty collaborations.
last edited on Tue. August 16 2022
On April 19, 2022, tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins connected with Lead Museum Educator Nicole Bond for a wide-ranging discussion about his relationship with artist Bob Thompson, how Thompson made everywhere he traveled home, and how Rollins and other jazz legends are depicted in Thompson’s 1960 work, Garden of Music.