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November 08, 2019

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 Second Friday Hands on! art making for all ages, inspired by works on view. Spatial Relations—Combine drawing and collage to express your vision of imagined landscapes inspired by climate justice and equity. 

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

Museum shop open + complimentary light refreshments. 

November 14, 2019

Times vary by day, see below
Members Double Discount Days
Museum shop
Show your current SCMA Membership Card to receive a 20% discount on ALL of your Museum Shop purchases, onsite + online. Join or renew today to get your discount. Discounts available online and in the Museum Shop.
 
Please note special Museum Shop Hours for this event:
  • Thursday, Nov 14: 11–6
  • Friday, Nov 15: 11–4
  • Saturday, Nov 16: 11–4
  • Sunday, Nov 17: 12–4

November 19, 2019

7:30–9pm
Poetry reading: Lee Roripaugh
campus center

The Smith College Poetry Center and SCMA are pleased to present Lee Roripaugh, poet laureate of South Dakota. Roripaugh, a second-generation Japanese American, created a series of portraits in Beyond Heart Mountain (1999), in the voices of Japanese American internees at the Heart Mountain Relocation Center in Wyoming. In Year of the Snake (2004), she explored issues of mixed-race identity, myths, Japanese fairy tales, and metaphors of transformation.

Her latest collection is tsunami vs. the fukishima 50. This program is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Defiant Vision: Prints and Poetry by Munio Makuuchi.

December 03, 2019

5–6pm
Panel discussion: Munio Makuuchi
weinstein auditorium | wright hall

"Panel discussion: Reclaiming Munio Makuuchi, an American artist" is about the relevance of the artist's poetry and prints nearly 20 years after his death. Speakers include Curator Aprile Gallant, Professor Floyd Cheung, Printer Andrew Balkin and art historian Margo Machida.

  • Aprile Gallant, Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs and Senior Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, SCMA
  • Floyd Cheung, Professor of English Language & Literature and American Studies, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion, Smith College
  • Andrew Balkin, Artist & Founder, Andrew Balkin Editions, AGB Graphics Workshop, Wisconsin
  • Margo Machida, Ph.D., Professor Emerita of Art History and Asian American Studies, University of Connecticut

 

December 13, 2019

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. Light up the Night—Create luminous treasure boxes to light up the dark days of winter, inspired by the shape and colors of the reliquary box on the 2nd floor of the museum
 
6pm Open Eyes: Guided conversation exploring a different art object each month.
 
Museum shop open + complimentary light refreshments. 

January 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. 

January 17, 2020

Free Opening Weekend for Black Refractions
museum of art

We will be celebrating the opening weekend of Black Refractions: Highlights from the Studio Museum in Harlem by offering free admission all weekend

The opening weekend will also feature our annual Free Community Day on January 18 (details below)

Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem will be on view at SCMA from January 17–April 12, 2020

January 18, 2020

10am–4pm
museum of art

Free Admission ALL DAY with activities from 11:00–3:30pm. All Ages Welcome! Join us for a Free Community Day to launch the opening of the exhibition Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem (on view January 17–April 12, 2020).

Activities include gallery talks by Springfield youth, drop-in art making workshop, photo booth, musical performance by Smith Campus School Chorus, and more!

Program partners include Smith College Project Coach and Boston-based Wee the People. Free coffee, hot chocolate and snacks. Major support for Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem and accompanying programs is provided by Art Bridges. 

February 06, 2020

5pm
Miller Lecture: Amanda Williams
weinstein auditorium | wright hall

Save the date. Details to come.

February 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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