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The Clinical and The Personal In “Eric Avery: AIDS Work”

The Clinical and The Personal In “Eric Avery: AIDS Work”

Arts September 15, 2016 at 7:40 pm 0 comments

Laura Green ’18 Arts Editor Art has a special power to hit one with intense emotion, seemingly out of nowhere. The Smith College Museum of Art’s exhibition “Eric Avery: AIDS Work,” completely knocked me out. I was staggering from the moment I walked into the gallery. The bold, graphic printsRead More

David Dempsey Retires After 40 Years At The Smith College Museum of Art

Arts May 12, 2016 at 8:24 pm 0 comments

Laura Green ’18 Arts Editor When David Dempsey, associate director of museum services at the Smith College Museum of Art (SCMA), retires in the spring of 2017, he will have been a part of the team for over 40 years. He started as a temp for a one month-long position,Read More

SCMA Acquires Work By Trans Artists: In Response to Proposal by Emily Gallagher ’16

Arts May 12, 2016 at 8:20 pm 0 comments

Veronica Brown ‘16 Associate Editor Emily Gallagher ’16, an art history major, museum studies concentrator and intern at the Smith College Museum of Art (SCMA), recently developed a proposal for the Museum to acquire “She Gone Rogue,” a piece of video art created by trans artists Zackary Drucker and RhysRead More

To Know Ourselves: Exploring the Work of Black Artists in SCMA’s Collection

Arts March 3, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Eliza Going ’18 Social Media Manager On Feb. 27, Beryl Ford ’17 facilitated the gallery conversation and tour “To Know Ourselves: Exploring the Work of Black Artists in SCMA’s Collection.” Ford explained that attendees would be visiting works by black artists in the gallery, completing a different activity for eachRead More

Photo courtesy of Smith.edu | The Smith College Museum of Art recently opened a new exhibition in the Carol T. Christ Asian Art Gallery.

Intersectionality and Identity Through Art

Arts February 18, 2016 at 9:03 am 0 comments

  Tara Coughlin ’19 Staff Writer Identity is a concept we all struggle with. Whether shaped by family and friends or our own personal experiences, the yearning for our individuality is a seemingly universal pursuit that spans across race and culture. This yearning and concept of identity is explored this yearRead More

February Student Picks Show: ‘Time and Space’

Arts February 11, 2016 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Laura Green ’18 Staff Writer Anna Saunders ’17J was one of six names pulled out of a big red bucket of 2000 names at the beginning of last semester. After only putting her name into the drawing once, Saunders was chosen to curate this month’s Student Picks show, a programRead More

Photo courtesy of MassVacation.com | The Smith College Art Museum is currently featuring an exhibition of work by pioneering female artists called “Women’s Work.”

‘Women’s Work’: SCMA Showcases Feminist Art

Arts December 3, 2015 at 9:02 am 0 comments

  Tyra Wu ’19 Contributing Writer Earlier this semester, the Guerrilla Girls’ talk highlighted the lack of representation of work by female artists in museums. During the question and answer section, a student criticized the Smith College Museum of Art (SCMA) for its lack of art by women. However, unlikeRead More

“River of Gold” Floods Smith College Museum of Art

Arts October 10, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Sakshee Chawla ’17 Contributing Writer The Smith College Museum of Art is currently showing “River of Gold,”a nationally-toured art exhibition showcasing ancient gold artifacts from a pre-Columbian civilization in Panama. The ancient jewelry, artifacts and pendants, which are on loan from the University of Pennsylvania, will be on display from Oct. 4 through Jan. 5. The exhibition allows spectatorsRead More

Spotlight: Iraqi Artist Ayad Alkadhi

Arts March 14, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Zane Razzaq ’15 Assistant Arts Editor If the reaction to the Smith College Museum of Art exhibition “Collecting Art from Asia” is any indication, Smith students feel positively about the museum’s continued commitment to non-Western art. With March 20 marking the 10th anniversary of the start of the Iraq war,Read More

Photo by Helen Zhang '15 | Right, Smith’s K-Pop Dance Crew and left, EKTA’s Meghna Purkayastha ’16 performed at Night at Your Museum last Friday night.

Art for Art’s Sake: Asian Exhibit Seeks to Engage Students with Museum

Features February 28, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

  Evelyn Crunden ’13 Features Editor While there are always competing events vying for attention on Friday nights, those who made the migration to the Smith College Museum of Art last week found themselves in for a treat. Hopefully the first in a series of annual student-aimed events, “Night atRead More