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Smith College Museum of Art

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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A premier example of a fine small college art museum.

Smith college has always been a leader in art collection and scholarship. Yes they do have a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Barbara W
Northampton, Massachusetts
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Make sure to check out the art in the rest rooms!!!

There is metered parking on the street where the museum is. You need to make sure to check out the... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
Milford, Massachusetts
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This museum features work by a number of art greats.
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20 Elm St, Northampton, MA 01063-6304
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Smith college has always been a leader in art collection and scholarship. Yes they do have a Georgia O'KEEFFE. And there's a medieval carving contained in a walnut shell that's quite extraordinary. It houses an active teaching collection, though and that means that not everything...More

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed August 15, 2018

This museum is a nice, moderately sized collection of art ranging from pre 1800 to the present. The exhibition space is sorted by age: third floor is art later than 1800, and includes works by Picasso, Childe-Hassan, Monet, Seurat, Gauguin and several others. Second floor...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2018

There is metered parking on the street where the museum is. You need to make sure to check out the interesting artwork in the restrooms. Husband let me view the men's room as there was no one in there. There are four floors of art....More

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Reviewed July 21, 2018

Smith College has long had a strong art/art history department and a fine teaching collection. The "new" museum building (opened 2003, part of the Brown Fine Arts Center, Polshek Partnership Architects) is an elegant space, classical in organization, sheathed in traditional red brick that is...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

The Smith College Museum of Art has small but diverse and wonderful permanent collection. There is also usually one or two special exhibits that are almost always worth visiting. It is perfect for a one hour visit.

Thank Wayne F
Reviewed June 20, 2018

My husband and I visited the Smith College Museum of Art in Northampton, Massachusetts, on Sunday, June 17, 2018. It was definitely worth visiting. The museum had four full floors of a very nice mixture of various types of high quality art organized by time...More

Thank kzsull01
Reviewed March 30, 2018

Manageable size, quality content. This is a fine local attraction and oasis of reflection. The collection of US, European and special exhibits makes this an excellent stop.

Reviewed January 24, 2018

It was a spur of the moment visit. We had gone to Hungry Ghost Bread, down the hill, and spotted the museum. I thought it was free since most of the college museums around here are. Not... $5 for adults and kids under 12 free....More

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Reviewed October 25, 2017

This college art museum is a wonderful reflection of alumni donated and curated pieces. It's history goes back to the 19th C when the college art instructor, Tryon left his personal collection and works of art to form this museum. He is a well known...More

2  Thank Allen F
Reviewed October 22, 2017

We always enjoy visiting art museums on college campuses and had a nice experience at this museum. It is a nice size and the exhibit was very nice. Walking the campus is also very special.

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