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David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, Chicago

David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art - Chicago, Illinois
David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art
5550 South Greenwood Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637Map
University of Chicago
+1 773 702 0200
Neighborhood: Hyde Park/ Kenwood
Overview

If you want to see the University of Chicago art collection, this is the place to go. The gallery holds the primary pieces, including works from ancient China, medieval times and Renaissance Europe and paintings by the Chicago Imagists. Recently, University students have begun playing an active role in maintenance and preservation of the museum, reflecting the influence of art on academia. Stop off in the quaint Smart Museum Café for a repast during your tour. In the summer, you can dine outdoors at the Eden Sculpture Garden. Check out the gift shop for a memento of your visit. Admission is free.

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David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art General Information
  • Open Hours: Tuesday to Wednesday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Friday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Thursday to Thursday from 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM
  • Type: Other, Arts & Museums
  • Nearest Train: Metra Electric, 55th Street stop
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