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.
last edited on Fri. July 13 2018
Jill Sterrett has been named Deputy Director for Museum Affairs and Strategic Impact at the Smart Museum.
last edited on Tue. June 5 2018
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.
last edited on Mon. May 21 2018
UChicago student committee selects 9 new works in a major expansion of the Art to Live With collection
last edited on Tue. February 13 2018
Smart Museum of Art announces the launch of the Feitler Center for Academic Inquiry, a new center focused on integrating object-driven inquiry into the intellectual fabric of the University of Chicago.
last edited on Tue. August 15 2017
The Smart Museum’s lobby and Miriam’s Café will temporarily close for renovations between August 21 and September 11.
last edited on Thu. June 29 2017
The Smart Museum of Art and DuSable Museum of African American History have been jointly awarded a $250,000 grant from the Terra Foundation for American Art in support of the special exhibition South Side Stories.
last edited on Mon. June 26 2017
Orianna Cacchione has been appointed to the newly created position of Curator of Global Contemporary Art at the Smart Museum of Art.
last edited on Thu. May 11 2017
Monster Roster catalogue receives Association of Art Museum Curators 2017 Award for Excellence.
last edited on Tue. January 31 2017
A report on a yearlong research project into the ownership history of approximately 150 objects in the Smart Museum's collection