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All Events in October 2015

FIRST LOOK FOR MEMBERS: Celebrating the Completion of SCMA's Gallery Redesign Project

  • Friday, October 9, 2015
  • Museum of Art
  • 2:30 pm
  • Special Hosts: Jessica Nicoll, Director and Louise Ines Doyle '34 Chief Curator and Linda Muehlig, Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs/Curator of Paintings and Sculpture. 

    Museum Members and invited to join Jessica Nicoll and Linda Muehlig for a private program introducing SCMA's completely redesigned, renovated, reinterpreted, and new galleries. 

    Highlights of the project and new galleries will be shared, including a preview of the new Asian art and New Media galleries; the reinstalled Damascus Gate (Variation III)—a 40-foot wide painting by Frank Stella; and an introduction to the new Talk Back Space, a hub for participatory learning where visitors can take a moment to relax and share their thoughts about a work of art on view in that space. The program will culminate with a tour of the new galleries. 

    Please plan to stay on and enjoy Second Friday activities immediately following the program.

    Members: $5 | Student Members: FREE


    RSVP by October 7: or 413.585.2777

Free October Second Friday

  • Friday, October 9, 2015
  • Museum of Art
  • 4–8 PM
  • 4–6 PM Hands-on! Art making for all ages, inspired by works on view

    Marvelous Megacities
    Create a metropolis collage of your own design, inspired by contemporary photographs of urban life in East Asia as we celebrate SCMA’s new Carol T. Christ Gallery for Asian Art.

    6 PM Open Eyes
    Join a guided gallery conversation exploring a different art object each month

    Museum Shop open 11 AM–8 PM

    Light Refreshments

Guerrilla Girls–Public Talk

  • Thursday, October 29, 2015
  • Sage Hall | Smith College
  • 7:00 PM
  • Doors open at 6:30 PM | Limited seating (early arrival encouraged)| First-come, first-served

    This program is presented by SCMA, in collaboration with the Smith student organization, Feminists of Smith, and is part of the related programming for the exhibition: Women’s Work: Feminist Art from the Collection on view September 11, 2015–January 3, 2016.

    For over 30 years, the Guerrilla Girls have been using images, facts, and humor to expose discrimination and corruption in art, politics and pop culture. In a live performance, two "Girls" will share the story of this influential group's activism and creative process.

    Free and open to all - No reservations required.

    PLEASE BE SEATED: Members' reserved seating available. Reserve by October 26: or 413.585.2777

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