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Upcoming Exhibitions

Please note: exhibition dates and details are subject to change. Please check back for the latest information. 

Abstract painting by Joan Mitchell

The 50th: An Anniversary Exhibition

September 24, 2024–March 2, 2025

Drawing from across the breadth and depth of the collection, this exhibition marks the Smart Museum of Art's 50th anniversary and explores what makes and defines a university art museum. 

Paper and cardboard model of the museum lobby and art installation

Robert Earl Paige: Give the Drummer Some!

September 24, 2024 through July 2025

For the Smart’s 50th anniversary, South Side artist Robert Earl Paige creates a multi-part pattern-based installation and sprawling public art project that invites communities into a collective experience of space.