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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  • "Dislocation | Negotiating Identity: Contemporary Photographs from South and Southeast Asia"

    "Dislocation | Negotiating Identity: Contemporary Photographs from South and Southeast Asia" includes over forty photographs by a diverse group...

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    Fri, Feb 12 - Sun, Aug 14, 2016

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  • The Lay of the Land: Contemporary Landscapes from the Collection

    The Lay of the Land: Contemporary Landscapes from the Collection, entirely drawn from works in SCMA's holdings, offers a wide...

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    Fri, Jun 17 - Sun, Sep 11, 2016

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  • Free August 12 Second Friday

    Free August 12 Second Friday Museum of Art 4-8 PM 4-6 PM Hands-on! Art making for all ages, inspired by works...

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    Fri, Aug 12, 2016

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  • Eric Avery: AIDS Work

    Eric Avery: AIDS WORK includes more than 30 prints and books by Dr. Eric Avery acquired by Smith College Museum of...

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    Fri, Aug 12 - Sun, Dec 11, 2016

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  • Amenities: Accessible Facilities

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