Smart Museum of Art

The Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago is a site for rigorous inquiry and exchange that encourages the examination of complex issues through the lens of art objects and artistic practice. Through strong community and scholarly partnerships, the Museum incorporates diverse ideas, identities, and experiences into its exhibitions and  collections, academic inquiry, publications, and public programming.  

Admission to the Smart Museum of Art is always free and open to all.

Please visit our website for a complete list of current exhibitions and programs throughout the year.


Image: Installation view: Take Care. From left to right: Suellen Rocca, Cha Cha Couple, 1967; Laura Letinsky, Untitled #6, 2009; and Kerry James Marshall, Slow Dance, 1992–1993.



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