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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  • The Eye is a Door: Landscape Photographs by Anne Whiston Spirn

    Seeing is a way of knowing; photography is a way of thinking --Anne Whiston Spirn. The Eye is a Door...

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    Fri, Jan 31 - Sun, Aug 31, 2014

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    Admission is free through August 2014 while the second and third floor galleries are closed for reinstallation and reinterpretation. Free admission...

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    Tue, May 27 - Sun, Aug 31, 2014

Upcoming Event:

  • Free September 12 Second Friday 4-8 PM

    4-6 PM: Hands-on! Art making for ages 4+ with adult (while supplies last). 6 PM: Open Eyes, an informal, guided conversation about...

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    Fri, Sep 12, 2014

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