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Member Events in June 2016

Members Exhibition Preview: The Lay of the Land

  • Thursday, June 16, 2016
  • 2–3PM
  • Join Linda Muehlig, exhibition curator and curator for painting and sculpture, for a preview of the new exhibition, The Lay of the Land: Contemporary Landscapes from the Collection. This exhibition features contemporary American landscapes (paintings, sculptures, and works on paper) from the museum’s collection (from c. 1970 to the present). The show offers a wide variety of perspectives on the landscape in its natural, altered, or re-imagined forms and a range of topographies from cultivated lands, to forest, and desert.

    Local scenes by local artists include Stephen Petegorsky’s photograph of the Meadows, Scott Prior’s early portrait of a “nuclear” Northampton, and Sally Curcio’s bubble sculptures of Happy Valley. Newly acquired landscapes from North Adams-based artist Mike Glier showcase works created during a trip along a line of longitude beginning in the Arctic circle and extending in a quarter turn around the earth. Stephen Hannock’s monumental painting The Oxbow, after Church, after Cole presents a contemporary version of the iconic landscape feature of the Oxbow of the Connecticut painted by the nineteenth-century masters Frederic Church and Thomas Cole.

    The exhibition is made possible by support from SCMA’s members.

    Members: $5 | Student Members: FREE Members may bring up to 2 guests. Space Limited.

    RSVP by June 15: SCMAmembers@smith.edu or 413.585.2777

Members Double Discount Days

  • Thursday, June 16, 2016 – Sunday, June 19, 2016
  • Musuem Hours
  • Show your current SCMA Membership Card to receive a 20% discount on ALL of your Museum Shop purchases.

    Discounts available online and in the Museum Shop.

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