Current exhibitions and installations
During the 1960s and 1970s, Chicago was shaped by art and ideas produced and circulated on the South Side.
Expanding Narratives uses the formal relationship between the figure and the ground in art history as a conceptual springboard into discussions around visual representation, the museum space, and the role of the Smart Museum’s collection in fostering the exchange of diverse perspectives.
Emmanuel Pratt blends art, architecture, and urban agriculture to transform the Smart Museum's threshold.
The outdoor sculpture garden features work by Scott Burton, Jene Highstein, Richard Hunt, and Arnaldo Pomodoro.