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.

Upcoming Event:

  • Exhibition: Modern Images of the Body from East Asia

    Drawing from the collection, the exhibition looks at multifaceted representations of the body in East Asia from the 19th century...

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    Fri, Feb 2 - Sun, Aug 26, 2018

Upcoming Event:

  • Public Lecture: Bodies in Earth: Postwar Japanese Ceramics, Photography, and Installation Art

    Bert Winther-Tamaki is Professor of Art History and Visual Studies at the University of California, Irvine. Co-sponsored by the Five...

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    Tue, Feb 27, 2018

Upcoming Event:

  • 15th Annual Miller Lecture with Artist Mina Cheon: North Korean Awareness and Global Peace Projects

    This Smith College Museum of Art program is part of the Mina Cheon artist residency at Smith College March 2-4, 2018...

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    Sat, Mar 3, 2018

Upcoming Event:

  • March 9 Free Second Friday

    4-7 PM Hands-on! Art making for all ages, inspired by works on view: Itty Bitty Art- How small can you...

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    Fri, Mar 9, 2018

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  • Amenities: Accessible Facilities

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