Related Programs 

All programs, dates, locations subject to change | Program admission FREE except where indicated by an asterisk | Programs will be held at the museum unless otherwise listed | Check this page for program updates and additions

 

Thursday, September 28, 2017 | 2–3 PM First Look for Members

 

Thursday, September 28 | 6–7 PM Student Opening

  • Details coming soon!

 

Friday, September 29, 2017 | 9–10 AM First Look for Members

 

Friday, October 13 | 4–8 PM Free Second Friday

  • 4–7 PM: Hands-on!  Art making for all ages, inspired by works on view
  • Masked with Mystery 
  • Get ready for Halloween with beautiful paper masks inspired by the animals that appear in Honore Sharrer’s art
  • 6 PM Open Eyes: Guided conversation exploring a different art object each month

 

Sunday, October 15 | 7 PM Film Classic—Dr. Strangelove (1964)* | Amherst Cinema

  • Introduction by Margaret Bruzelius, Adjunct Professor, Comparative Literature, Smith College
  • *Fee to attend

 

Tuesday, November 7 | 12:30–3:30 PM Teacher Program

  • Join us for an Open House for K–12 Educators 
  • Participate in a guided gallery conversation at 1pm -- in the exhibition -- or explore stations set up throughout the museum with ideas for how to engage your students with art objects
  • RSVP to museduc@smith.edu
  • For more information about scheduling guided or teacher-led visits, the Teacher Advisory Group, Educator Membership, SCMA's bus subsidy program and curriculum resources, contact museduc@smith.edu

 

Tuesday, November 7 | 5 PM Panel Discussion | Wright Hall, Weinstein Auditorium

  • Recovered Histories: Shaping the Legacy of Honoré Sharrer
  • Explore the work, life and legacy of Honoré Sharrer with the artist’s son Adam Zagorin, former senior correspondent for Time magazine; M. Melissa Wolfe, Curator of American Art at the Saint Louis Art Museum and editor of the exhibition catalogue, Subversion and Surrealism in the Art of Honoré Sharrer; and moderator Anna Lee, Postdoctoral Fellow, Art Department, Smith College

 

Friday, November 10 | 4–8 PM Free Second Friday

  • 4–7 PM: Hands-on!  Art making for all ages, inspired by works on view
  • Surreal Scenes
  • Follow our recipe for a Sharrer-inspired collaged scene! Start with colorful background paper, add an animal + household object + human figure for a curious commentary on modern life
  • 6 PM Open Eyes: Guided conversation exploring a different art object each month

 

Sunday, November 12 | 7 PM Film Classic —The Manchurian Candidate (1962)* | Amherst Cinema

  • Introduction by Jessica Nicoll, Director and Chief Curator, SCMA
  • * Fee to attend

 

Friday, December 8 | 4-8 PM Free Second Friday

  • 4-7 PM: Hands-on!  Art making for all ages, inspired by works on view
  • Put a Bird on It!
  • Step in our surrealist photobooth and re-enact scenes straight out of an Honore Sharrer painting. Make your own DIY bird to use as photobooth prop—or use our ready-made ones
  • 6 PM Open Eyes: Guided conversation exploring a different art object each month

  

Ongoing: K-12 School and Adult Group Visits 

  • Schedule a guided or self-guided visit to this exhibition and SCMA’s permanent collection galleries