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Night of Ideas: What Lies Ahead?

A large print hangs side-by-side with two video monitors in a museum exhibition

Resolutions, astrological predictions, and think pieces on the future converge upon us at the beginning of a new year. How do we make sense of what is new and old, the cyclical nature of time? How can we reinterpret the past in the present for a better possible future?

The Smart Museum of Art and UChicago's Night of Ideas invites us to consider these questions from interdisciplinary perspectives present in the artwork on view in Calling on the Past. Join us as we return to the truest form of symposium in the galleries to learn with student and faculty speakers.

FREE, but space is limited and advanced registration is encouraged. Please check back later for the registration link. 

Co-presented with the Department of Philosophy, Night of Ideas event series. 

Image: Installation view, Calling on the Past, Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago, showing the engraving Rape of the Sabines after Nicolas Poussin paired with Eve Sussman and the Rufus Corporation, Tempelhof Tks 5 & 7, 2007. Photo by Bob.