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Smart Museum of Art, Chicago
(4.5/5 based on 30 reviews on the web)
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  • For those of you heading towards the Frank Lloyd Wright Robbie House nearby, this museum houses the Robbie House Dining table and chairs, they also have a nice if limited collection of paintings and d...  more »
  • They were installing a photo exhibit in a section of the space. The open space available was a wide ranging display, that had something of interest for everyone. We read the notice after going through...  more »
  • Worthwhile to visit. Have intended to visit for years and finally went with art class friends to see the Monster Roster exhibit. Highly recommend a going. Learned about the Chicago artists during WWII...  more »
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  • This museum is cool as hell. There's some unique art and it's situations right on U Chicago's campus in one of Chicago's most notable neighborhoods, Hyde Park. I went to a free charcoal figure drawing class there like a week ago, and they gave out free pizza.
  • For a small university museum, they do have some interesting pieces including a Rothko
  • This is a great little museum on the University of Chicago campus, and the best part: IT'S FREE!!! And seriously, for being a free museum, it has a great collection. They have work by Joseph Albers, Mark Rothko, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Louis Sullivan (just to name a few). They also have great temporary exhibitions that are always well curated, and they always have interesting things in their lobby. They have artists paint a huge wall in their lobby or create a site-specific installation, and they never fail to impress.
  • The Smarts collections are small, but the quality here is remarkable. There is a little something for everyone. Very enjoyable way to spend a few hours and make a redneck like me feel cultured.
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