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Smart Alumni: Liz Siegel

last edited on Thu. October 9 2014

Q&A wth Liz Siegel, Associate Curator of Photography, Art Institute of Chicago

Mostly They’re Having Lunch

by Michael O'Malley

last edited on Wed. October 8 2014

There is at least one piece of art at the Smart Museum that you can sit on: Scott Burton's Bench and Table.

Happy Birthday David Smart!

by Michael O'Malley

last edited on Mon. October 6 2014

Over the weekend, David Smart (1892–1952), would have turned 122.

Smart Fest: Photos

last edited on Wed. October 1 2014

Photo recap of Smart Fest opening celebration.

From ‘Almost Accidental’ to Smart: A History of Campus Arts Facilities

by Michael O'Malley

last edited on Wed. October 1 2014

A brief history of art facilities at the University of Chicago.

What is GalleryX?

by Michael O'Malley

last edited on Tue. September 30 2014

GalleryX is a temporary space constructed in the middle of the museum during our 40th anniversary year.

Carved, Cast, Crumpled

by Michael O'Malley

last edited on Mon. September 29 2014

An introduction to the Smart's 40th anniversary exhibition Carved, Cast, Crumpled.

Why Smart?

by Michael O'Malley

last edited on Fri. September 26 2014

The Smart Museum is named for brothers David and Alfred Smart.

Staff Profiles: John Harness

by Michael O'Malley

last edited on Fri. September 26 2014

An interview with John Harness.

Smart Fest: An Invitation

by Michael O'Malley

last edited on Wed. September 24 2014

We spent our summer clearing out the whole museum.