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Birds Eye view of 5 children and an adult making art at a table

May 10 Second Friday: Art and Shape

Smith College Museum of Art

Create your own composition on a mini-canvas to carry home!  

Draw inspiration from Rufino Tamayo’s wall-sized mural La Naturaleza y el Artista: La Obra de Arte y el Espectador (Nature and the Artist; the Work of Art and the Observer), 1943. Create a miniature composition of shapes through painting and collage on canvas. 

4-7 PM Activities 

  • Hands-on! Art making for all ages in the atrium, inspired by works on view 

  • Pop-Up Exhibition: Campus School of Smith College Sixth Grade—Drop by the museum’s Cunningham Center for Prints, Drawings and Photographs on the second floor to see a special installation of works curated by sixth graders from Campus School of Smith College. Community members, friends and family are all invited! 


Photo by Cloud Osmond '24