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All Events in November 2018

16th Annual Miller Lecture with Professor Anne Lafont

  • Tuesday, November 6, 2018
  • Weinstein Auditorium/Wright Hall
  • 5:00 PM | Free
  • In conjunction with the special exhibition Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment. In her lecture Art and Race During the Enlightenment in France, Anne Lafont (Director of Studies, Center for History and Theory of the Arts, EHESS, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris) speaks about art and race during the Enlightenment with a particular focus on the Atlantic revolutions and the pictorial imagination of the new citizen and people of color. Professor Lafont is the author of L’art et la race. L’Africain (tout) contre l’œil des Lumières, 2018. Co-sponsored by Smith College Museum of Art, the Lecture Committee, and French Studies. 

    Reserved seating for members only | To reserve a seat, email or 413.585.2777

Members Double Discount Days

  • Thursday, November 8, 2018 – Sunday, November 11, 2018
  • Museum of Art
  • Museum Shop Hours
  • 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.

November 09 Free Second Friday

  • Friday, November 9, 2018
  • Museum of Art
  • 4–8 PM
  • 4–7 PM Hands-on! Art making for all ages, inspired by works on view.

    Stitch + Self: Stitch words or symbols with plastic needles and embroidery floss to create your own individual identity cloth, plus contribute to a collaborate project with Indigenous Smith Students and Allies (ISSA), a student organization. Like Marie Watt's Companion Series (Fortress), how might these words come together to reflect the parts and the whole of who we are? 


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

    Museum Shop open + complimentary light refreshments.

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