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Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago
  • The Smart offers a unique and affordable space for your special event, from cocktail receptions in the Museum's striking reception hall to dinners in the tented sculpture garden. During your event, you and your guests will have a private opportunity to explore the galleries. Tours are available as well.
    General Facility Details
    • ADA Compliant:
    • Airport(s) Served: ORD & MDW
    • Complimentary On-site Parking:
    • Family-friendly:
    • Food On-site: OTHER
    • Hours of Operation: Tuesday–Sunday, 10 am–5 pm Open Thursday evenings until 8 pm Galleries closed Mondays and major US holidays. Cafe and Shop open daily.
    • Number of Retail Stores: 1
    • Public Space Wi-Fi Available:
    • Public Space Wi-Fi COMP or Fee: Complimentary
    • Self-Parking Available: On-site
    • Special Interest Tours Offered:
    • Student Group Friendly:
    Location Information
    • Miles from Downtown: 7.5
    • Miles from McCormick Place: 5
    • Miles from Midway Airport: 8
    • Miles from Navy Pier: 8
    • Miles from O'Hare Airport: 25.5
    Payment Method(s) Accepted
    • MasterCard:
    • Visa:
    Group Amenities
    • Average Visit/Tour Length: 1 hour
    • Complimentary Policy: Group tours are offered free of charge
    • Group Capacity: 35
    Services Offered
    • Wheelchair Accessible:
  • Facility Meeting Space Details
    • Preferred Catering Providers:
    • Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated): 60
    • Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing): 200
    • Max Capacity, Theater Style: 75
    • Off-Site Catering Allowed:
    • Outside Reception Space Available:
    Largest Meeting Room Details
    • Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated): 60
    • Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing): 200