Smart Museum of Art: Art and Love in the Renaissance

Andrea Bayer (Metropolitan Museum of Art) and Jacqueline Musacchio (Wellesley College) reflect on the themes of the Smart Museum of Art's new exhibition Lust, Love, and Loss in Renaissance Europe and their echoes in the …

Smart Museum of Art: Gender & Sexuality in Early-Modern Europe

Join Patricia Simons (University of Edinburgh) and Jill Burke (University of Michigan) for a nuanced investigation into the construction of gender-based narratives and power dynamics in early modern European art. Many of the works in …

Smart Museum of Art: The Apocalyptic Renaissance

The Apocalyptic Renaissance May 13th, 5:30pm CT, via Zoom Renaissance historian Ada Palmer (The University of Chicago) explores the relationship between war, strife, and artistic production reflecting on objects in the Smart Museum's exhibition "Lust, …

Smart Museum of Art | The Lives and Afterlives of Objects

“The Lives and Afterlives of Objects” brings together graduate and undergraduate students at the University of Chicago to discuss the intertwined themes of material culture, life cycles, and the passage of time. The conference features …

Smart Museum of Art | Mark Bradford and Julie Mehretu in Conversation

Join us live for a virtual conversation with artists Mark Bradford and Julie Mehretu followed by an audience Q&A. Join via Zoom: https://saic-edu.zoom.us/j/87984820667 Passcode: SAICVAP This event will be live captioned by Communication Access Realtime Translation …

Smart Museum of Art | Smart Reads: Bearden’s Odyssey

Join in the Smart Museum of Art's virtual book club, Smart Reads! In this edition of Smart Reads, we explore intersections of art and poetry through the exhibition Bob Thompson: This House Is Mine and …