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Exhibition-Related in March 2015

Free Family Day @ SCMA

  • Saturday, March 7, 2015
  • Museum of Art
  • 12:30–3:30 PM
  • Free admission all day

    Hands-on Activities from 12:30-3:30 pm

    Free admission all day

    Free snacks

    Wheelchair accessible

    Experience the artist's extraordinary optical lens boxes and stone pictures in the exhibition Mary Bauermeister: The New York Decade, and join us for a day of artistic expression and reflection inspired by the experimental use of found and natural objects in her assemblages!

    A sampling of activities include:

    • Zentangles
      • Try your hand at drawing Zentangles inspired by the artist’s calligraphic scribblings
    • Pebble Meditation
      • Museums can be a place to reflect and find your calm place. Using pebbles like those in Bauermeister’s stone pictures, practice Mindful Meditation for all ages with Ryūmon H. Baldoquín, sensei, Soto Zen Buddhist priest and Dharma teacher, community religious adviser with Smith’s Center for Religious and Spiritual Life, and co-founder of Two Streams Zen. 
    • Opti-Art
      • Explore how lenses distort and magnify by creating your own eye-popping optical art using paint and glass gems.
    • Plus much more!

Free March 13 Second Friday

  • Friday, March 13, 2015
  • Museum of Art
  • 4–8 PM
  • Hands-on! 4–6 PM
    Art making for all ages, inspired by works on view
    Looking Boxes
    Check out Mary Bauermeister’s Optical Lens Boxes for inspiration and
    assemble your own world in a box.
     
    Open Eyes 6 PM
    An informal, guided conversation about an art object

    Refreshments by Tryon Common
     
    Museum Shop open 10 AM–8 PM

Mary Bauermeister Artist Talk for K–12 Teachers

  • Monday, March 23, 2015
  • Museum of Art
  • 4–6 PM
  • Register in advance: ghall@smith.edu or 413.585.2773

Concert: The Music of Karlheinz Stockhausen

Film: Documentary on artist Mary Bauermeister

  • Wednesday, March 25, 2015
  • Wright Hall | Weinstein Auditorium | Smith College
  • 7 PM
  • The following programs will be presented in conjunction with Mary Bauermeister’s residency at Smith, March 23–29, 2015. The concerts are part of Smith ArtsFest 2015 and are co-presented by the Festival of Sound & Space, Smith College Music Department, and SCMA. 

    Bauermeister by Johann Camut | Moderated discussion with Mary Bauermeister and Johann Camut

    PLEASE BE SEATED: Members’ reserved seating available.
    Reserve by Monday, March 23: scmamembers@smith.edu or 413.585.2777

    Free and open to all.

Stockhausen Performance: Hymnen

  • Thursday, March 26, 2015
  • Helen Hills Hills Chapel | Smith College
  • 7 PM
  • The following programs will be presented in conjunction with Mary Bauermeister’s residency at Smith, March 23–29, 2015. The concerts are part of Smith ArtsFest 2015 and are co-presented by the Festival of Sound & Space, Smith College Music Department, and SCMA. 
     
    PerformanceHymnen

    A major electroacoustic work by Karlheinz Stockhausen (1966–67; elaborated in 1969)
    Gregory Brown, founder and director of the Festival of Sound & Space at Smith, will facilitate
    this two-hour program.

    Free and open to all.

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