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March 08, 2024

4–8 pm
Smith College Museum of Art

Join us for a relaxing evening of making and viewing art!

Drop in for Hands-on! art making activities in the museum’s atrium and enjoy light refreshments from 4–7pm.
Enjoy four floors of art including the exhibition Painting the Persianate World: Portable Images on Paper, Cloth and Clay and the third floor reinstallation Worlds in Process: Art form the SCMA Collection.

Photo by Cloud Osmond '24

March 15, 2024

9:30–11:30 am
Smith College Museum of Art

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Artful adventures in and around the museum for 2–5 year olds and their caregivers!  Explore a different theme each session, offered on selected Fridays through the year, plus a Sensory-Inclusive Saturday session. Registered families can join us in the Atrium of the Smith College Museum of Art for open play and art experiences from 9:30–11:30. 

Upon arrival, sign up for a museum tour slot for 9:45, 10:15, or 10:45 am. These interactive experiences in the galleries for up to ten children and their caregivers will be led by museum educator Gina Hall. Families can connect, play, and create in the Atrium with NPS early childhood educator, Ashley Miller, when not in the museum. Participation will be capped at 30 children.

March 29, 2024

5 pm
Klingenstein Browsing Room, Neilson Library

This event is free and open to the public. 

The Kahn Liberal Arts Institute and the Smith College Museum of Art (SCMA) welcome Dr. Charmaine A. Nelson, Provost Professor of Art History and director of the Slavery North Initiative, University of Massachusetts Amherst, to deliver the lecture, “Allegory, Race and the Four Continents: Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux’s Les quatre parties du monde soutenant la sphere céleste (The Four Parts of the World Supporting the Celestial Sphere).”