Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago
5550 S. Greenwood Ave., Chicago IL 60637
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.
Services OfferedGroup Amenities Location Information
Complimentary Policy Group tours are offered free of charge
Average Visit/Tour Length 1 hour
Group Capacity 35
Facility Meeting Space Details
Miles from O'Hare Airport 25.5
Miles from Midway Airport 8.0
Miles from Navy Pier 8.0
Miles from McCormick Place 5.0
Miles from Downtown 7.5
Student Group Friendly
Special Interest Tours Offered
Complimentary On-site Parking
Public Space Wi-Fi Available
Public Space Wi-Fi COMP or Fee Complimentary
Self-Parking Available On-site
Food On-site OTHER
Airport(s) Served ORD & MDW
Number of Retail Stores
Hours of Operation Tuesdayu2013Sunday, 10 amu20135 pmnOpen Thursday evenings until 8 pmnnGalleries closed Mondays and major US holidays. Cafe and Shop open daily.
Preferred Catering Providers
Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing) 200
Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated) 60
Off-Site Catering Allowed
Max Capacity, Theater Style 75
Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 200
Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 60
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