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Black glazed tea set on white table with black background and a purple flower

Artful Afternoons: Collection Highlights with SCMA Curators

I:00 pm
Smith College Museum of Art

Featuring the theme Bodies and Abstraction. 

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Join Emma Chubb, Charlotte Feng Ford ’83 Curator of Contemporary Art, for a look at how abstract artworks in our collections evoke and engage the body. This themed tours will last between 30 and 45 minutes and highlight works of art across the museum’s galleries.

This program will take place in-person in the SCMA galleries, and begin in the entryway of the museum. Participants will move through the gallery spaces during the tour. The museum has both stairs and an elevator. Gallery stools are available for use during the program. Curators’ voices will be amplified during the presentation. If you have any questions about accessibility or language assistance at the Museum or would like to request an accommodation, please contact us at

Capacity for this program is limited due to space constraints. Museum programming is included with general museum admission and always free for SCMA members. Become a member today.

Amanda Williams, detail from "Matterful Black Lives Tea Set," 2021, from "An Imposing Number of Times," Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA, 2020-22. Glazed ceramic, mahogany. Overall: 10 3/8 inches x 21 1/4 inches x 16 1/4 inches.Gift of the Artist. SC 2021.24. (artwork © Amanda Williams; photograph by Doug Human for Amanda Williams)