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Smith College Museum of Art

20 Elm St, Northampton, MA 01063-6304
+1 413-585-2760
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The Villas of Oplontis

The exhibition on "The Villas of Oplontis" now running through August 13 is a jewel. It highlights... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York City, New York
Very Nice High Quality Art Work

My husband and I visited the Smith College Museum of Art in Northampton, Mass. on Sunday, August... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Windsor, Connecticut
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This museum features work by a number of art greats.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
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20 Elm St, Northampton, MA 01063-6304
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The exhibition on "The Villas of Oplontis" now running through August 13 is a jewel. It highlights the contents of the two structures buried under 28 feet of volcanic ash by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79. The small scale lends intimacy to the collection,...More

Thank Hedonicus
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited the Smith College Museum of Art in Northampton, Mass. on Sunday, August 6th. It is worth visiting. The museum has four full floors of a very good selection of various types of art, including American, European, African, Asian, Ancient World...More

Thank kzsull01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My purpose in going to the museum was to attend the special exhibition, "Leisure & Luxury in the Age of Nero: The Villas of Oplontis Near Pompeii." It consists of artifacts recovered from two Roman estates buried by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The botanical gardens are placed all around the campus...and were delightful to behold. Their greenhouses had a huge selection of exotic plants.

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I really did not see any masterpieces in this art gallery. The yale gallery is superiorand isn't fabulous either but i am from NYC and have been to galleries all over Europe as well asthe City.

1  Thank Tl D
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing variety of ancient, classic and modern art. Very high quality. And in the heart of Northampton so plenty of other sites, shops and good places to eat.

Thank dbett
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Don't miss the bathrooms downstairs as they are really works of art, I'm not making this up. Totally surprised at how good this museum was. A quality collection with a lot of individual pieces by the great artists. Loved the Diego Rivera's and the Tamayo...More

Thank AlanR27
Reviewed 19 June 2017

My wife and I went to see the exhibit of the archeology of the villages near Pompei. We enjoyed the archeological exhibit, though it wasn't the best museum interpretation we'd seen. Afterwards, we visited the art exhibits which were excellent, especially for such a small...More

Thank DanlRussell26
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This small museum is perfectly located and we had no trouble finding nearby parking. The entrance fee is minimal compared to other museums and they offer student and senior discounts. They have works by Picasso, Monet, and Whistler to name a few. The docents are...More

Reviewed 8 June 2017

This is a really terrific museum and the collection is less limited than most museums in a relatively small liberal arts college. Don't forget to check out the bathrooms (both genders)- they're really awesome!

Thank drmargery
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