Press Room

Media contact

For more information, to schedule an interview, or to obtain high-resolution images related to the Smart’s exhibitions and programs, please e-mail Marcus Margerum or call 773.834.3008.

Press Releases and Announcements

Marcus E. Margerum appointed as Deputy Director and Galina Mardilovich appointed as Curator
May 20, 2024
Press release (PDF)

Meiji Modern: Fifty Years of New Japan
March 21–June 9, 2024
Press release (PDF)

Meg Jackson Fox appointed Director of the Feitler Center for Academic Inquiry and Head of Education
Septembre 21, 2023
Press release (PDF)

Ruth Duckworth: Life as a Unity
September 21, 2023–February 4, 2024
Press release (PDF)

Art in Public Spaces
June 29, 2023
Press release

Calling on the Past: Selections from the Collection
March 21, 2023–February 4, 2024
Press release (PDF)

not all realisms: photography, Africa, and the long 1960s
February 23–June 4, 2023
Press release (PDF)

The Metropol Drama
February 23–July 9, 2023
Press release (PDF)

Vanja V. Malloy appointed the Dana Feitler Director of Smart Museum of Art
September 2, 2022
Press release

Monochrome Multitudes
September 22, 2022–January 8, 2023
Press release (PDF)

Bob Thompson: This House Is Mine
February 15–May 15, 2022
Press release (PDF)

Toward Common Cause fall exhibitions
September 16, 2021
Press release (PDF)

Toward Common Cause summer exhibitions
July 21, 2021
Press release (PDF)

Toward Common Cause spring exhibitions
May 11, 2021
Press release (PDF)

Lust, Love, and Loss in Renaissance Europe
April 8–June 13, 2021
Press release (PDF)

Winter and Spring 2021 Schedule
February 1, 2021
Press release

Guillermo Gómez-Peña’s Mex Files: Audio Art & Strange Poetry from the US/Mexico Border
Toward Common Cause initiative presented in partnership with Jane Addams Hull-House Museum and Public Media Institute
January 11, 2021
Press release (PDF) | En Español (PDF)

Twenty-eight MacArthur Fellows selected for Toward Common Cause
November 10, 2020
Press release (PDF)

Smart Museum Re-Opens to the Public
October 1, 2020
Press release (PDF)

The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China
February 7–May 3, 2020 | Co-presented at the Smart Museum and Wrightwood 659
Press release (PDF)

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