Smith College Museum of Art

Elm Street At Bedford Terrace, Northampton, MA 01063

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Considered one of the finest college art museums in the country, SCMA is known for its distinguished collection of more than 20,000 objects from all periods and cultures. The permanent collection includes modern painting and sculpture, works on paper, western European masterworks, antiquities, decorative arts, and emerging collections of African, Asian, and Islamic art. Changing exhibitions reflect the growing diversity of the collection. In addition, SCMA hosts free public programs for all ages, including monthly Second Fridays and Family Days. Popular amenities include award-winning artist-designed rest rooms, a series of 11 unique, handcrafted gallery benches, the Museum Shop, and Riff's Cafe.

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  • Bow Down: Queens in Art

    What are we seeing when we look at a queen: the person or the crown? Bow Down uses diverse works...

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    Fri, Sep 12, 2014 - Sun, Jan 4, 2015

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    Artist Tara Donovan applies one rule, one process, and choice of one mundane material--from plastic cups, to toothpicks, straight pins,...

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    Fri, Oct 3, 2014 - Sun, Jan 4, 2015

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  • Free January 9 Second Friday 4-8 PM

    Hands-on art making for ages 4+ with adult (while supplies last) from 4-6 pm. Open Eyes: An informal, guided conversation about...

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    Fri, Jan 9, 2015

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