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All Events in February 2011

Teacher Workshop: Picturing People

  • Friday, February 4, 2011
  • Museum of Art
  • 10 AM–3 PM
  • This interactive, hands-on workshop led by SCMA staff will explore ways to use portraits to bring your curriculum to life, and will place special emphasis on ways to connect history/social studies and language arts frameworks with the objects in SCMA's permanent collection. ($25 fee, $20 members. Contact museduc@smith.eduto register.

February Second Friday

  • Friday, February 11, 2011
  • Museum of Art
  • 4–8 PM
  • 4–6 PM Hands-on art activity (while supplies last) for ages 4+ with adult.
    6 PM Open Eyes: Looking at and thinking about the Whitfield Lovell exhibition. Discussion led by Associate Professor Kevin Quashie. No experience necessary.

    Grand Launch of the Museum's NEW Web site! Give aways + More!

    Light refreshments by Riff's Café.

MEMBERS' EXTRA: SMIP Gathering

  • Friday, February 11, 2011
  • Museum of Art
  • 4 PM
  • Stop by for your exclusive More Than You Know: Works by Whitfield Lovell themed SMIPbag, the chance to meet other SMIPies and Museum staff, and learn how to make the most of your student membership! This event is part of February Second Friday. No registration required.

    SMIP= Student Member Important Person

Screening: "Exploring our Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr: African American Lives."

  • Thursday, February 24, 2011
  • Graham Auditorium, Hillyer Hall
  • 7 PM
  • Whitfield Lovell’s work explores aspects of African-American memory, history, and ancestry. To accompany his exhibition, the Museum will present two screenings of episodes from the popular PBS series Exploring our Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr: African American Lives. This series traces the lineage of a diverse group of accomplished African-Americans back to Africa using geneology, oral history, and DNA analysis.

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