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Major reinstallation in progress

Take note—the majority of our gallery spaces are closed as we prepare for our upcoming exhibitions  Expanding Narratives: The Figure and the Ground (April 24–December 30) and Tang Chang: The Painting that is Painted with Poetry is Profoundly Beautiful (May 8–August 5).

Join us at our spring opening on May 7 »

Josef Albers, Homage to the Square: Greene Myth, 1954

The History of Perception

January 9 to April 22, 2018

This exhibition explores questions of perception and bodily sensation in connection to a course offered through the University of Chicago.

Installation view of Radical [Re]Constructions

Emmanuel Pratt: Radical [Re]Constructions

September 12, 2017 through Summer 2018

Emmanuel Pratt blends art, architecture, and urban agriculture to transform the Smart Museum's threshold.

Sculpture Garden

Vera and A. D. Elden Sculpture Garden

The outdoor sculpture garden features work by Scott Burton, Jene Highstein, Richard Hunt, and Arnaldo Pomodoro.