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A World Class Museum

The Smith College Museum of Art (SMCA) is now open on all floors for the first time since 2020! The renovated third floor features Worlds in Process: Art from the SCMA Collection, which includes artworks from a range of time periods, cultures, materials, and perspectives alongside places to gather and reflect. Visit the museum soon to see it for yourself. The SCMA is free to everyone and welcomes about 35,000 visitors a year. The museum’s collection comprises more than 27,000 objects, representing the diversity of art and material culture across periods and geographies. 

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Brown Fine Arts Center Galleries

Jannotta Gallery

The Jannotta Gallery showcases student artwork throughout the academic year, concluding with multiple exhibitions by senior studio art and architecture majors.

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Oresman Gallery

The Oresman Gallery is an exhibition space within the Smith College Department of Art that is dedicated to showing recent work by professional artists.

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A Passion for Plants

Each year, the Smith College Botanic Garden hires a small cohort of students through the Botanic Garden Student Educator (BoGSE) program. These students contribute significantly toward the programming of the garden—helping to organize events, showcases, and educational projects.

Check out what they do and how you can get involved.

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On View at Neilson

What is a doll? And what role do they play in our lives? These questions are addressed in a student-curated exhibit on display on the third floor of Neilson Library. Vivian Derosa ’24’s “Dolled Up: Playing with the Dolls of Special Collections” seeks to explain how the history of dolls coexists with our ideas about gender, race, and class.

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