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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  • Exhibition: To trace for to carry

    These artworks consider how the human body acts as a vessel for--and mother to--the memories, languages, and ghosts that link...

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    Fri, May 11, 2018 - Thu, Jan 31, 2019

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  • Exhibition: The Many Faces of Womanhood in East Asia

    This selection of historical and contemporary works of art from the Smith College Museum of Art's collection probes into the...

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    Fri, Aug 17 - Sun, Dec 9, 2018

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  • Gallery Talk: Women, War, and Revolution

    Jennifer Heuer, Associate Professor of History at University of Massachusetts Amherst, explores the portrayal of women as symbols in war...

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    Thu, Oct 4, 2018

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  • To Let Grass Grow Over a Matter: Artist talk with Inas Halabi

    Artist Inas Halabi will lecture in conjunction with the exhibition of her work, Letters to Fritz and Paul (2016-8), at...

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    Thu, Oct 11, 2018

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  • Film: Farewell, My Queen (Les Adieux Á La Reine) 2012

    In conjunction with the special exhibition Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment. Adapted from the best selling feminist...

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    Thu, Oct 11, 2018

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  • Amenities: Accessible Facilities

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