Upcoming events and recommendations for the next seven days
The new exhibit explores caring in all forms and the emotional toll the act can take.
An exhibition in two parts—Part II: The Smart Museum of Art
His first solo U.S. museum show explores optimism as characterized by the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair.
The 1933 Chicago World’s Fair, titled A Century of Progress International Exposition, was touted as a celebration of modern innovation, and its grand aspirations were not without merit. Even though […]
A roundup of art events happening this weekend
The Smart Museum exhibit and companion book provide a valuable historical record of Chicago art between 1960 and 1980.
Previewing two free programs at the University of Chicago film society this month
“Feast” at the Smart Museum
A review of Graze , a new publication about the culture of food.
Theaster Gates’s ritual soul food dinner at his south-side arts initiative, Dorchester Projects
An interview with Hamza Walker about the current climate of Chicago’s contemporary art scene.
The University of Chicago may not be the only force that shaped Hyde Park and Kenwood, but it’s the biggest.
Curators from the Smart and the Netherlands’ Van Abbemuseum trekked out to backwaters like Detroit and Kansas City to find out what sort of art those crazy middle Americans are up to; the resulting exhibit opens October 1 at the Smart.