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Other Events & Activities

These events on or near Collaborations Day may be of interest.

Thursday, April 16

STRIDE Poster Session

Student poster presentations on research projects completed by STRIDE students (including some Collaborations presenters)
4:15–5:15 p.m., Ford Hall Atrium

Thursday, April 16, and Friday, April 17

Open Campus

Open Campus is an overnight program for all admitted students. Welcome to the expected 800+ students and their parents!

Friday, April 17, through Saturday, April 18

Discovery Weekend

Discovery Weekend is an annual overnight program for admitted women of color. Welcome to the expected 120 students!

Friday & Saturday, April 17 & 18

Water by the Spoonful

Play by Quiara Alegria Hudes, directed by J. Mehr Kau '16. Elliot Ortiz returns home haunted by memories of his tour in Iraq, to find his family dogged by their own ghosts. Meanwhile, Elliot's mother Odessa disappears into an online world where recovering addicts reach out to each other for the understanding and support they can't find in their real lives. 7:30 p.m., Helen Hills Hills Chapel

Friday & Saturday, April 17 & 18

German Picture Albums: Visual Art at the Intersection of Commerce, Culture and Politics (1924-1940)

Students in the Smith College course “Exhibiting the Visual Art of Interwar Germany 1924-1940” have curated an exhibition¬†of German picture card albums, produced in the 1920s and 1930s. These albums were first conceived as advertising tools in the late 19th century, but took on additional educational, recreational and political functions after World War I, thanks to new methods of mass producing color and photographic images.
10:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m., Neilson Library 3rd Floor Core Exhibit Area

Friday & Saturday, April 17 & 18

Places for the Spirit: Traditional African-American Gardens

A selection of 30 photographs by photographer Vaughn Sills documenting African-American folk gardens that reflect in form and organization some of the earliest African-American religious and cultural traditions.
8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Lyman Plant House Church Exhibition Gallery

Friday, April 17

Smithereens Spring Jam

The a cappella group’s annual spring concert.
7:00 p.m., Helen Hills Hills Chapel

Wind Ensemble Spring Concert

Smith College Wind Ensemble directed by Ellen Redman. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m., Helen Hills Hills Chapel

Saturday, April 18

Softball v. Coast Guard

12:00 p.m., Athletic Fields

Tennis v. Roger Williams

1:00 p.m., Indoor Track and Tennis Facility

Spring Orchestra Concert

Smith College Orchestra directed by Jonathan Hirsh. Free and open to the public.
8:00 p.m., Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage Hall