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October 14, 2021

SCMA Conversations: Equestrian Portraiture


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A series of conversations in which a curator and an expert discuss one artwork or a pair from the exhibition Then\Now\Next.
Yao Wu, Jane Chace Carroll Curator of Asian Art, discusses the pairing of an Indian equestrian portrait and Tropic of Capricorn by contemporary artist Nusra Latif Qureshi with Yael Rice, Assistant Professor of Art & the History of Art and of Asian Languages and Civilizations at Amherst College.

October 16, 2021

Art in the Field Family Program
SCMA/Seelye lawn

Free for all. Drop-in. No registration required.
Location: Smith College Museum of Art and tent on Seelye Lawn (between Neilson Library and SCMA)

Join us for an artful afternoon of outdoor artmaking, scavenger hunts, and special guests from Lifting Spirits Miniature Therapy Horses.

Artists have been fascinated by horses for a very long time. You can find art featuring horses on every floor of the museum. How did each artist bring the animals to life through the appearance of movement, creative use of color, and even interesting textures? Create your own artful interpretation of horses using a cardboard base layered with patterned papers. Then take your horse on a walk through the museum on a scavenger hunt for equine art. Happy trails!  


October 24, 2021

Family Sculpture Walk
Smith College campus

Free. Space limited, registration required. 
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Families with children ages 5 and up are invited to join a walking tour of outdoor art on the campus of Smith College. SCMA museum educators will bring sculpture to life with interactive activities that engage children and their grown-ups through close-looking, drawing, writing, and movement. Tours depart from the museum at 11am.

Rain date: 11/7

November 17, 2021

SCMA Conversations: African Art


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A series of conversations in which a curator and experts discuss artwork from the collection.Dr. Christa Clarke and Kymberly Newberry discuss the recent installation of African art at SCMA. Moderated by Danielle Carrabino, Curator of Sculpture and Painting with the participation of Mosa-Naleli Molapo ’22, get an inside view into the thinking behind this display and how it all came together. There will be a Q&A at the end with all of the panelists.