Smith College Museum of Art
Studying and appreciating the visual arts and promoting visual literacy are at the core of the Smith College Museum of Art's (SCMA) mission. Established with the founding of Smith College in the 1870s, SCMA and its holdings serve as an important teaching tool as well as a significant public and scholarly resource. In SCMA's galleries, study center and classrooms, you will discover a world-class collection that includes modern and contemporary art, American and western European masterworks, antiquities, growing collections of Asian and African art, a comprehensive collection of prints, drawings and photographs, as well as changing special exhibitions.
At SCMA students learn in classes and independently, gain hands-on experience and socialize. Admission is always FREE for students. Follow these links to learn more:
- Explore the nearly 25,000 works in SCMA's collection through the collections database
- In the Cunningham Center for the Study of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs you can examine and enjoy the more than 16,000 works of art on paper owned by the museum
- The Museums Concentration allows you to study the history, theory and cultural role of museums through coursework, internships and independent research
- There are a wide range of ways to get involved, including the Student Museum Educator and Frame Conservation Programs, the Student Museum Advisory Council (SMAC) and monthly Student Picks exhibitions.