Smart Museum of Art

The University of Chicago,5550 S. Greenwood Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637 - United States





Free Everyday

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 initiatives, and public programming. Admission is always free.


Tara Donovan: Fieldwork
June 14 - September 22, 2019
American artist Tara Donovan transforms mundane materials like plastic straws, index cards, rubber bands, Slinkys, and sheets of mylar into elaborate, mind-bending objects.

Samson Young: Silver Moon or Golden Star, Which Will You Buy Of Me?
September 18 - December 29, 2019
In his first U.S. museum exhibition, Samson Young premieres a trilogy of animated music videos that explore varying concepts of social progress and utopia.


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