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April 05, 2020

2–4pm
Remembering Benny Andrews (1930–2006)—This program has been cancelled
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In keeping with Smith College protocols related to COVID-19, we regret that the following program has been cancelled. Learn more

Join our speakers for glimpses into their memories of artist Benny Andrews.

Benny Andrews is featured in the exhibition Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem. As an artist, his art was never separate from his life and activism. Speakers include: Jonathan Bruce, Former Director of the CRT Craftery Gallery (Hartford, CT) and Artistic Director for former Huntington House Museum, Rosemary Tracy Woods, Executive Director, Art for the Soul Gallery (Springfield, MA).

Tea, coffee, and treats provided following the program. 

April 09, 2020

7pm
Black Refractions: Art in Focus—This program has been cancelled
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In keeping with Smith College protocols related to COVID-19, we regret that the following program has been cancelled. Learn more

Join guest speaker Camille Ollivierre ’20, a Vincentian-American writer/poet and founder of Dey Magazine, for a personal response to a single work of art in Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem.

Refreshments in the museum atrium immediately following. 

April 10, 2020

4–8pm
Free Second Friday—This program has been cancelled
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In keeping with Smith College protocols related to COVID-19, we regret that the following program has been cancelled. Learn more

From 4–8pm, participate in hands-on art-making and a guided conversation in the galleries

4–7pm Hands on! Art making for all ages, inspired by works on view. Inspired by Glenn Ligon’s neon ME/WE , play with text, glowsticks and glow-in-the-dark paint to create your own concise poetic message

6pm Open Eyes: Guided conversation exploring a different art object each month.

Museum shop open + complimentary light refreshments.

April 30, 2020

4–6:30pm
April Teacher Advisory Group meeting—This program has been cancelled
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In keeping with Smith College protocols related to COVID-19, we regret that the following program has been cancelled. Learn more

At our final TAG meeting for the 2019-20 school year, get involved with planning for the future, including potential summer teacher institute and fall open house for teachers. The meeting will culminate in a Materials Swap! Leftover bead or a skein of yarn from a project you've finished? Bring them along and trade for a tool or tidbit you've been looking for to finish one of your own projects--for school or personal art-making. We’ll wrap up TAG with an exchange of goodies.

May 01, 2020

See calendar listings for program cancellations, March 9–May 8. Please check back for updates

In keeping with Smith College protocols related to COVID-19, we regret that the following programs have been cancelled (Learn more):

March 12 BR: Art in Focus
March 12 Soothing Your Spirit at the Museum: A Night of Spiritual Exploration
March 13 Free 2nd Friday (museum open until 4pm)
April 5 Remembering Benny Andrews
April 9 BR: Art in Focus
April 10 Free 2nd Friday
April 30 TAG meeting
May 8 Second Friday

May 08, 2020

4–8pm
Free Second Friday—This program has been cancelled
museum of art

In keeping with Smith College protocols related to COVID-19, we regret that the following program has been cancelled. Learn more

From 4–8pm, participate in hands-on art-making and a guided conversation in the galleries

4–7pm Hands on! Art making for all ages, inspired by works on view. April showers bring May flowers! Explore still life paintings and landscapes on the second and third floor, and then bring the sweet smells of spring to life with scratch and sniff paint.

6pm Open Eyes: Guided conversation exploring a different art object each month.

Museum shop open + complimentary light refreshments 

June 12, 2020

4–8pm
Free Second Friday
museum of art
From 4–8pm, participate in hands-on art-making and a guided conversation in the galleries.

4–7pm Hands on! Art making for all ages, inspired by works on view. 

6pm Open Eyes: Guided conversation exploring a different art object each month.

Museum shop open + complimentary light refreshments. 

July 10, 2020

4–8pm
Free Second Friday
museum of art

From 4–8pm, participate in hands-on art-making and a guided conversation in the galleries

4–7pm Hands on! Art making for all ages, inspired by works on view

6pm Open Eyes: Guided conversation exploring a different art object each month

Museum shop open + complimentary light refreshments. 

August 14, 2020

4–8pm
Free Second Friday
museum of art

From 4–8pm, participate in hands-on art-making and a guided conversation in the galleries

4–7pm Hands on! Art making for all ages, inspired by works on view. 

6pm Open Eyes: Guided conversation exploring a different art object each month.

Museum shop open + complimentary light refreshments

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