Teaching at the Smart

Tours and Classroom visits

As an academic museum, the Smart Museum continually engages with and contributes to the intellectual life of the University of Chicago. Faculty from all departments and divisions are welcome to use the Museum as a resource by setting up a visit to our galleries or arranging a class in our study room to see works not on view.

Each visit to the Smart is tailored to support the individual themes and goals of a given course. There are many approaches to teaching with art, including:

Our staff of trained art historians are eager to offer support—collaborating with you to provide research on objects, develop discussion prompts, design class activities, and/or help with outside writing assignments.