Reason #12 You Should Visit
Beautiful gardens on campus
The Smith College Museum of Art, libraries and the Botanic Garden are not only jewels of the campus, they also play a vital role in enhancing the academic curriculum. Learn more about how each of these resources enriches student learning and benefits the entire Smith community.
“I appreciate the little moments of joy throughout the new Neilson Library: Maya Lin’s original sculpture, the outdoor terrace, the sunken garden ... There’s so much to experience.”—President Kathleen McCartney
Amanda Gilvin, a postdoctoral fellow in African art and architecture, brought her history class to the Smith College Museum of Art to discuss their role in curating the exhibition “Transformations in African Art.” Maggie Lind, associate director of academic programming and public education, explains the importance of the art museum's mission to teach.