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The Tryon Prizes for Writing and Art, 2020
Each year, two juries award monetary prizes to current Smith students for outstanding writing and art related to the collection at the Smith College Museum of Art. Writing may take any form, including a thesis, essay or poem. Art submissions may be an installation, performance, video, sound, digital, internet, and interactive art. Jurors seek a high level of artistic expression and presentation.
"Fukagawa Susaki Jūmantsubo”: ukiyo-e culture, viewing the city of Edo, and the emergence of commercial art in the time of the Tokugawa Shogunate
Guest blogger Hannah Goeselt is a former Cunningham Study Center student assistant, Art History Major, and a graduate of the Class of 2020.
In January 2020, Emma Chubb, SCMA’s Charlotte Feng Ford ’83 Curator of Contemporary Art, sat down with Patricia A. Banks, Associate Professor of Sociology at Mount Holyoke College. They discussed Dr. Banks’s research into what motivates people to participate in cultural life and her new book, Diversity and Philanthropy at African American Museums: Black Renaissance (Routledge, 2019).