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All Events in February 2019

Teacher Advisory Group Meeting

  • Thursday, February 7, 2019
  • Museum of Art
  • 4–6 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 6:00 pm and include dinner. Meetings are open and informal; attendees may arrive late or leave early as needed. 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. Email for more information or visit the calendar for future meeting dates.

February 8 Free Second Friday

  • Friday, February 8, 2019
  • Museum of Art
  • 4–8 PM
  • 4–7 PM Hands on! Art making for all ages, inspired by works on view. Bubble Wrap my Heart: Reuse packing materials to print a message of love for a friend, family member or our Earth after visiting the exhibition Plastic Entanglements!

    6 PM Open Eyes: Guided conversation exploring a different art object each month.

    Museum shop open + complimentary light refreshments. 

Bus Trip to Resource for Rhode Island Education (RRIE) and RISD

  • Saturday, February 16, 2019
  • Museum of Art
  • 8:30 AM–5 PM
  • All aboard the bus to an upcycler's dream come true! Join us on a field trip ust for educators to the Resource for Rhode Island Education (RRIE)'s warehouse to collect found materials for your classroom or personal artmaking practice. Fill up a bag or box for 40 cents a pound! After a morning at RRIE, enjoy lunch on your own in Providence, followed by a self-guided visit to RISD Art Museum. Free for members and SCMA's Teacher Advisory Group, $25 for non-members.

    *Bus departs from Smith College Museum of Art at 8:30 am to arrive at RRIE by 10 am. We will return to campus by 5 pm. Snow date is Wednesday, February 20. 

Night at Your Museum

  • Friday, February 22, 2019
  • Museum of Art
  • 7–10 PM
  • Come party with a purpose for this special Night at Your Museum! Get inspired and motivated to take action by visiting the exhibition Plastic Entanglements: Ecology, Aesthetics, Materials. Enjoy music, refreshments, and pop-up Polaroids. Contribute to a collective art installation, we dream of polymer jellies, where you can add a wish for the future and grant a wish for the present. 

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