All Events in December 2018
Alternate Endings, Activist Risings
- Saturday, December 1, 2018
- Smith College Poetry Center
- 1:30–3:30 PM
SSCMA is pleased to collaborate with Visual AIDS and The Poetry Center at Smith College for a program observing Day With(out) Art. Highlighting the impact of art in contemporary AIDS activism and advocacy, the program will feature new short videos from six inspiring community organizations and collectives -- ACT UP New York, Positive Women's Network - USA, The SERO Project, The SPOT through CARE4ME Services, Tacoma Action Collective, and Voices Of Community Activists & Leaders (VOCAL-NY).
Screening followed by a community discussion with Smith Students for Reproductive Justice.
ALTERNATE ENDINGS, ACTIVIST RISINGS seeks to reflect the persisting urgencies of today’s HIV/AIDS epidemic by pointing to pressing and intersecting political concerns, including HIV criminalization, Big Pharma, homelessness, and the disproportionate effects of HIV on marginalized communities. At a moment of growing interest in the histories of AIDS activism, ALTERNATE ENDINGS, ACTIVIST RISINGS foregrounds contemporary engagements between activists, artists, and cultural workers on the front lines.
Teacher Advisory Group Meeting
- Thursday, December 6, 2018
- Museum of Art
- 4–6:30 PM
Meet in Museum lobby.
PreK-12 educators are invited to join SCMA’s newly reformed Teacher Advisory Group (TAG), which meets approximately five times a year to preview upcoming exhibitions, tour current exhibitions, and provide valuable feedback to SCMA educators. Meetings are scheduled on Thursdays from 4 to 6:30 pm and include dinner. Teachers are eligible to receive an Educator level membership after attending three meetings and may request a certificate to document professional development hours. Enjoy a professional learning community of teachers from all grade levels and subject areas who are passionate about utilizing the resources of the museum.
December 14 Free Second Friday
- Friday, December 14, 2018
- Museum of Art
- 4–8 PM
4–7 PM Hands-on! Art making for all ages, inspired by works on view.
Picture Perfect: Your face is a gift to the world! We'll snap a photo to be printed on the spot and added to a festive frame that you decorate.
6 PM Open Eyes: Guided conversation exploring a different art object each month.
Museum Shop open + complimentary light refreshments.