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Smart Museum of Art, Chicago

4.3
#27 of 50 in Museums in Chicago
As the fine arts museum of the University of Chicago, the Smart is home to thought-provoking exhibitions and an exquisite collection of more than 15,000 objects, including modern masterpieces, millennia-old Chinese artworks, rich examples of Renaissance painting, and provocative works of contemporary art.

Admission is always free.

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The Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago opens the world through art and ideas.
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  • The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art isn't in the same class with the Art Institute of Chicago or the Museum of Contemporary Art. But its permanent collection contains over 15,000 objects, from mo...  more »
  • It is a small art museum on the University of Chicago campus and free admission. They do have a lot of art (shown on their website) but only a small portion is on display. We took their tour and had a...  more »
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  • Free Large Art space with great artists and beautiful art work. My husband and I enjoyed our time here.
  • Interesting, historical exhibition. However, they should do better job posting updates about what's open. We came in and were told that all exhibitions are closed but one.

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