Alice Kain

Smart Museum

Alice Kain is the Campus Art Coordinator for the Smart Museum of Art. Alice (a native Londoner) moved to the United States in 2009, previously she worked at a number of museums in the UK and Ireland, including the V&A (London), Henry Moore Institute (Leeds), and National Museum (Dublin). Her current position at the Smart Museum involves the collections care and management of the artwork around the University of Chicago, such as the sculptures by Henry Moore, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Wolf Vostell, and Antoine Pevsner. She has curated a number of independent shows around Chicago; her first exhibition for the Smart Museum, Interaction: British and American Modernist Design, opens in Winter 2015. She received her M.A. in Museum Studies at the University of Leeds.