This Friday, the Smith College Board of Trustees announced that the Smith College Museum of Art (SCMA) will name the soon-to-be-created Asian art gallery after retiring President Carol T. Christ.
The new gallery will be known as the Carol T. Christ Asian Art Gallery. Funded by gifts from trustees, including a foundational gift from Peggy [...]
This evening, Thursday, April 25, Smith’s Ciné-Club Français presents Les Adieux a la Reine, a film based on the novel by Chantal Thomas. Les Adieux a la Reine depicts the French Revolution and the last days of Marie Antoinette through the eyes of Sidonie, the queen’s personal reader and very close friend.
The film is [...]
On Saturday, April 27, Smith College will host an Arabic Cultural Festival for the campus and local communities. The festival is the first ever organized to celebrate Arabic arts and culture at Smith College and in the Pioneer Valley. The festival showcases the arts, music, cuisine, traditions, and, most importantly, the spirit of the Arab [...]
The Art and Technology research group from the Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg has invited two Smith students to spend the week of May 26–June 2 at their university. Costs for travel, food, and lodging will be covered. Students must demonstrate an interest in the connection between art and technology; a knowledge of German is preferred [...]
This afternoon, March 29, the Global Studies Center will present a new event in their ongoing series of Global Salons. The Global Salon—Video Artwork: Constructing a Virtual Chinese City, will feature a viewing of the video artwork The Birth of RMB City, followed by discussion and perspectives from Suzanne Gottschang, associate professor and chair of [...]
On Tuesday, April 2, 2013 Smith College will present Youth Voices in the Arab World: Arts as an Agent of Social Change.
The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner (first come, first served) and a panel discussion (open to all) on the role of arts as agents of social change in the Arab World. [...]
"Movement" (detail of "energy source"), 2008, by Yong Soon Min.
On Thursday, January 31, members of the Smith College Museum of Art are invited to a members-only behind-the-scenes peek and preview of the multi-faceted, two-floor exhibition, “Collecting Art of Asia.”
Curator Linda Muehlig will guide guests through the preview of the exhibition, which marks [...]
Classics majors at Smith College are in the unusual position of being required to study two unrelated foreign languages (Latin and Ancient Greek). Because of this, the Department of Classical Languages and Literatures encourages students to explore English-language study abroad options, with some programs offering an opportunity take Modern Greek or Italian language classes in [...]
Amy S. Dane with children in New Guinea. Photo credit: Amy S. Dane.
Earlier this month, The Republican announced that a photography exhibit by Amy S. Dane ’79 entitled Cheering for Children: Photos of Kids Worldwide, is on display at the Richard Salter Storrs Library in Longmeadow, Massachusetts.
The photos on display show children around the [...]
Dr. Fan Zhang, Freeman/McPherson Post-Doctoral Curatorial and Teaching Fellow and guest curator of "Pursuing Beauty: The Art of Edo Japan" shares a gallery talk with Museum Members.
The Smith College Museum of Art’s (SCMA) current exhibit Pursuing Beauty features works borrowed from the Yale University Art Gallery and showcases the artistic traditions and innovations [...]