In 2014–2015 the Smart Museum will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a series of projects—two all-museum exhibitions drawn from the collection, experiments in interpretation created…
Interviews with Suellen Rocca, Barbara Rossi, and Karl Wirsum about their work and the history of the group of artists that became known as the Chicago Imagists.
Artist interviews and other videos related to Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art, on view at the Smart Museum of Art from February 16 to June 10, 2012.
Artist interviews and other videos related to Go Figure, on view at the Smart Museum of Art from June 30 to September 4, 2011.
The Smart Museum’s 40th anniversary season (2014–2015) is nestled within a period of tremendous debate over the function and future of museums. Questions of audience engagement and access,…
Spoken word poetry from Memento, the performance ensemble of the University of Chicago literary magazine Memoryhouse. Inspired by works in the Smart Museum of Art's special exhibition Monster…
Using the Smart Museum’s exhibition Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art and Jacques Derrida’s text “Of Hospitality” as points of departure, this symposium included…
Since 1989, the influential Delhi-based Sahmat has offered a platform for artists, writers, poets, musicians, actors, and activists to create and present works of art that promote artistic freedom…
The Threshold series brings a major installation of contemporary art to the Smart Museum’s reception hall and sculpture garden each year, ensuring that all visitors—whether they have come…
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