Always free

Thanks to the support of our SmartPartners, admission to the Smart Museum of Art is always free and open to all. 

Holiday Hours

Galleries and Café will close at 2 pm on Wednesday, November 23
Closed all day Thursday, November 24
Open Friday, November 25, 10 am–5 pm

Closed Saturday, December 24 through Monday, December 26
Closed Saturday, December 31 through Monday, January 2


Monday   Galleries closed
Tuesday   10 am – 5 pm
Wednesday   10 am – 5 pm
Thursday   10 am – 8 pm
Friday   10 am – 5 pm
Saturday   10 am – 5 pm
Sunday   10 am – 5 pm

Café and shop open daily. The Smart Museum is closed on major US holidays. 


The Smart Museum of Art is located on the north edge of the University of Chicago’s campus in the lovely and historic Hyde Park. We are located 7.5 miles south of the Loop, and easily accessible by car or by public transit.

When planning your visit, be sure to check out all the great art and culture that our community has to offer.

Smart Museum of Art
The University of Chicago
5550 S. Greenwood Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637