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Smart Museum of Art

  • Artistic Venue

  • Cultural Institution

  • Multi-Purpose

The David and Alfred Smart Gallery was dedicated on October 22, 1974, and opened to the public the following day. The intimate modernist structure, by Chicago-born architect Edward Larrabee Barnes, was, in the words of University President Edward H. Levi, “designed to display rather than detract from the works exhibited.”

Available Spaces

Currently not accepting bookings until Fall 2023. Please contact venue directly.


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You tell us about your event. We listen and ask a few questions to get to know you better before we develop a menu. From there, we work to pin down the final experience, often through an in-person tasting at our West Loop headquarters, with our team guiding you through the entire process.