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The IMSS Artist in Residence program provides Chicago-area artists with extended and in-depth access to the artifacts from the collection, studio space within the Museum, and support to present exhibitions that introduce additional perspectives to the institutional depiction of medical history

Vesna Jovanovic
Artist in Residence

Current artist in residence Vesna Jovanovic works on The Oval Portrait, her new series of inkspill drawings inspired by artifacts from the IMSS collection on Wednesdays and Thursdays between noon and 4 pm in one of the Museum’s third-floor galleries.

Learn more about the artist

Read about her project at IMSS

Watch a discussion with the artist

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Chicago, IL 60610 USA
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Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10 am to 4 pm
Wednesday: 10 am to 4 pm
Thursday: 10 am to 4 pm
Friday: 10 am to 4 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday: 10 am to 5 pm

Last admission will be taken one hour before the closing time.

The Museum will be closed on August 15th and 16th for the 2015 Air and Water Show. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause."