As the fine arts museum of the University of Chicago, the Smart is home to thought-provoking exhibitions and an exquisite collection of ancient, Old Master, modern, and contemporary art from across the globe.
Featuring large-scale art and sculptures, the Smart’s striking Ratner Reception Gallery and outdoor Elden Sculpture Garden provide crisp, contemporary spaces that are suitable for a wide variety of events—including wedding receptions, intimate gatherings, and corporate entertaining. During your event, you and your guests will have a private opportunity to explore the Museum’s galleries. Tours of our special exhibitions and permanent collection are available by request
The Smart Museum’s reception gallery and sculpture garden are available to rent after Museum hours, on weekday and weekend evenings. To ensure that you will be able to enjoy your special event at the Smart, we recommend making reservations well in advance.
From intimate cocktail gatherings to elegant dinners, the Smart Museum can accommodate the following:-Seated dinners for up to 80 people-Buffet receptions for up to 170 people-Cocktail receptions for up to 200 people-For larger event requests, ask about tenting our sculpture garden
Included in the rental fee are:-6 round tables (42")-30 chairs (5 per table)-6 benches
5550 S Greenwood Ave Chicago, Illinois |