last edited on Fri. May 22 2020
Using creativity to fight lead poisoning as part of Toward Common Cause: Art, Social Change, and the MacArthur Fellows Program at 40
last edited on Mon. October 28 2019
Students and others and the Smart reflect on what it looks like when we take time and space away from our everyday lives and from the moments that test us the most. What does our “down time” consist of?
last edited on Mon. October 29 2018
Listen to a selection of interviews about The Alley, a regular Sunday gathering, jazz happening, and cultural space on the South Side of Chicago.
last edited on Thu. October 18 2018
Modeled on events from the 1960s and 70s, a program series organized by Tempestt Hazel convenes and connects artists, institution-builders, and cultural leaders on the South Side.
by Sweet Water Foundation
last edited on Sun. March 11 2018
Amplify workshop led by Sweet Water Foundation connects teachers to international and regenerative project
by Kathia Rodriguez, Smart Museum education intern and UChicago class of 2019
last edited on Fri. January 26 2018
Kathia Rodriguez reflects on a night of art and conversation with first-generation college students
by Emmanuel Pratt, 2017–2018 Interpreter in Residence
last edited on Fri. September 15 2017
Emmanuel Pratt writes that The Radical [Re]constructions dinner series is a direct response seeks to cultivate meaningful connections across diverse constituencies and communities to counter the deafening cycle of rhetoric about our city’s ‘chronic urban problems’
last edited on Mon. March 20 2017
A new pop-up project curated by UChicago students sets the record for briefest exhibition at the Smart: 12 days.
last edited on Thu. September 8 2016
A thank you to our summer collaborators who helped us develop In Anticipation of Belonging.
by Teen Arts Council
last edited on Fri. August 26 2016
For two weeks of this summer’s Teen Arts Council internship, these teens were in “residency” at the Smart Museum of Art. Here are some of their reflections on the experience.