Visitor policies


Prior to your visit, please review our COVID-19 health and safety protocols »

During your visit, help the Smart protect the artworks in our galleries by following a few simple guidelines.

Bag and coat check

Bag and coat check services are complimentary.

Lockers are available for use by our patrons, and are located just around the corner from the Museum entrance. Large bags, backpacks, umbrellas, and other items should be checked in a locker or at the information desk. The Smart Museum is not responsible for lost or stolen property.


Visitors may use strollers throughout the Smart. A ramp into the Museum’s galleries is located on the west side of the lobby. Strollers may also be stored in the coat closet or at the information desk.

Photography policy

Visitors are welcome to take photographs or videos for personal, noncommercial use in the Smart Museum’s galleries, under the following guidelines:

Sketching policy

Sketching is allowed in the Smart Museum’s galleries, but for the safety of the artwork, please follow these guidelines: