by Jad Dahshan, A.B. ‘21
last edited on Mon. November 11 2019
Jad Dahshan (A.B. ‘21) interviews the artist Gabrielle Sanson (MFA ‘20) on Tensions Unfold, a coloring poster the artist designed for the exhibition Down Time: On The Art of Retreat.
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?
by Leslie Wilson, Smart Museum Curatorial Fellow for Diversity in the Arts
last edited on Thu. October 17 2019
Leslie Wilson reflects on teaching the UChicago art history course 'Exhibition in Practice' and the theme of retreat that is at the heart of the exhibition Down Time.
by Gabrielle Luu, AB’19, AM’19
last edited on Thu. October 10 2019
Learn about the student-designed origins of the exhibition Down Time: On the Art of Retreat in this post written by Gabrielle Luu.
by Carolyn Hammond, Digital Collections Intern; UChicago class of 2021
last edited on Wed. September 18 2019
Carolyn Hammond shares her experience managing an ambitious digitization project to bring the Smart Museum’s archive of exhibition materials to life.
by Martina Lentino, Smart Research Associate; Art History and Latin American Studies, AB 2019
last edited on Tue. July 9 2019
Smart Research Associate Martina Lentino revisits Embodying the Self and her experiences with UChicago’s Core curriculum.
by Emelia Lehmann, Inventory, & Research Intern; History AB 2018
last edited on Mon. November 5 2018
During her internship at the Smart Museum, Emelia Lehmann "digs" into the history of the Classical collection at the University of Chicago.
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.
by Emelia Lehmann, Registration, Inventory, & Research Intern; History AB 2018
last edited on Thu. August 23 2018
During her internship at the Smart Museum, Emelia Lehmann uncovers the history of architectural fragments in the collection from Louis Sullivan's now-demolished Scoville building
last edited on Mon. August 20 2018
On July 25–26, 2018 the Smart Museum collaborated with Lurie Children’s Hospital on a special “Perception Party” family day at the hospital. We recently connected with Scott Zagalak to learn more about how Lurie uses partnerships to create summer camp experiences for patients and their families.