last edited on Mon. June 27 2022
The Smart Museum of Art will temporarily close for planned renovations to its study room and other facilities work this summer, June 27–September 21, 2022.
last edited on Thu. May 5 2022
The University of Chicago has established an advisory committee and engaged a firm to assist in the search for the next Dana Feitler Director of the Smart Museum of Art.
by Arnold J. Kemp
last edited on Mon. February 7 2022
An aural exploration of swinging bebop, hard bop, Beat poetry, free jazz, and deep cuts that blur the boundaries between such creative forms, curated by Arnold J. Kemp for Bob Thompson: This House Is Mine.
last edited on Fri. September 10 2021
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.
last edited on Fri. May 28 2021
Undergraduate Research Associate Daisey Coates takes a closer look at the photography by Malick Sidibé in the Smart Museum’s collection.
last edited on Fri. May 21 2021
Unyimeabasi Udoh, a Chicago-based artist and graphic designer, and curator Leslie M. Wilson discuss Unyimeabasi's art practice and approach to creating the look of the exhibition not all realisms: photography in africa in the long 1960s.
last edited on Fri. May 14 2021
Undergraduate Research Associate Serin Lee takes a closer look at the photography by Ernest Cole in the Smart Museum’s collection.
last edited on Sun. April 18 2021
For retired pediatrician Janis Mendelsohn, M.D., the Smart feels like home.
last edited on Mon. February 1 2021
The Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago is scheduled to open to the public on April 8, 2021, offering timed reservations to visit the special exhibition Lust, Love, and Loss in Renaissance Europe.
last edited on Mon. January 11 2021
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.