5550 S. Greenwood Ave., Chicago IL 60637
- (773) 702-0200
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.
The Smart first opened in 1974. Admission is always free.
Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 60
Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 200
Max Capacity, Theater Style 75
Off-Site Catering Allowed
Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated) 60
Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing) 200
Preferred Catering Providers
Number of Retail Stores
Public Space Wi-Fi Available
Complimentary On-site Parking
Special Interest Tours Offered
Student Group Friendly
Miles from Downtown 7.5
Miles from McCormick Place 5.0
Miles from Navy Pier 8.0
Miles from Midway Airport 8.0
Miles from O'Hare Airport 25.5
Group Capacity 35
Average Visit/Tour Length 1 hour
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