Portraits of Presidents: A Celebration of Smith Leaders
Gallery Talk, Friday, October 18, 4:30–5:30 p.m., presented by John Davis, Alice Pratt Brown Professor of Art.
Open Saturday, October 19, 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Art Stories: Personal Experiences with the Smith College Museum of Art’s Collection
Organized to welcome President McCartney, this exhibition features meaningful and memorable works from the museum’s collection nominated by the Smith community. Personal stories accompany each work, revealing the ways that the collection educates, inspires and transforms.
Smith College Museum of Art, October 11–December 15
Smith Women for the World
Photographic portraits celebrate Smith alumnae—the humanitarians, artists and philanthropists; the leaders in business, politics and academia; the activists, agitators and pioneers—not only for the honor they bring to the college, but for the powerful precedents they set, the glass ceilings they shatter and the communities they create.
Alumnae House Gallery, October 1–November 25
Art Department Faculty and Student Exhibition
An exhibition highlighting work by Smith Studio Art faculty and students.
Jannotta Gallery, Hillyer Hall; September 13–October 19
Innovations in Early Education: Cultivating Young Botanists Through Inquiry-Based Learning
Using the Lyman Conservatory as a laboratory, Smith students in the Foundations and Issues of Early Childhood Education course pursued an understanding of inquiry-based teaching and learning contexts for young children. On display is a sampling of artwork by Smith College Campus School kindergartners, inspired by their observation of the flowers in the Spring Bulb Show.
Lyman Plant House, October 1–31
Global Encounters: The Lewis Global Studies Center Photography Contest Exhibition
Smith students share their international experience through photographs depicting cultural encounters, daily life, perspectives on U.S. culture from international students, global engagement on campus, and more.
Lewis Global Studies Center, Wright Hall; October 16–30
Changing the Shape of Women’s Lives: Contributions of Smith Women to Early Childhood Education
In 1925 Ethel Puffer Howes, Smith class of 1891, received a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation to found an institute at Smith with the purpose of demonstrating progressive ideas on combining work and children.
College Archives, Alumnae Gymnasium; October 11–31
Children’s Visual Expression: Artwork by the Children of Smith College’s Center for Early Childhood Education and Campus School
The exhibit is organized around the processes children use in creating their artwork. Visitors will see examples of children’s observation, planning, collaboration and reflection in many media, including sculptures, paintings and photographs.
Nolen Art Lounge, Campus Center, October 6–November 2
20/20: The Past and Future of the Smith College Staff Council
As Staff Council celebrates 20 years, reflect on what we have accomplished so far and let us know what you hope to see us achieve with an interactive comment wall.
Campus Center, 2nd Floor Hallway; October 14–31