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Smart Museum of Art

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As the art museum of the University of Chicago, the David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art promotes the understanding of the visual arts and their importance to cultural and intellectual history through direct experiences with original works of art and through an interdisciplinary approach to its collections, exhibitions, publications, and programs. These activities support life-long learning among a range of audiences including the University and the broader community.

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Description: Smart Museum of Art - The University of Chicago
Located on the University of Chicago's Hyde Park campus, the Smart Museum of Art houses a permanent collection of over 9,000 objects, spanning five centuries of both Western and Eastern civilizations. The scope of its permanent collections, combined with groundbreaking special exhibition, a focus on research and teaching by University of Chicago scholars, and distinguished outreach and educational programs geared to both adults and school age children, make the Smart one of the Midwest's most dynamic and innovative educational institutions in the visual arts.

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