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Remembering our great friend Leonard Nimoy, who passed away today. Zikhroyne livrokhe—may his memory be for a blessing.
Leonard (Leyb) Nimoy, z"l, spoke Yiddish. Learn more about the man behind Star Trek's Spock, from his Jewish roots in Boston's heymish West End neighborhood to his stint working with the world-renowned Yiddish theatre director Maurice Schwartz. Explore our produced shorts, selected from the two-hour interview that follows Nimoy's early years all the way to the present.
Then & Now: The Changing Arctic Landscape
On view through April 19, 2015
Top: McCall Glacier, 1973, photographed by Dennis Trabant; Bottom: McCall Glacier, 2007, photographed by Ken Tape
Large-format photographs hang on two floors of the Beneski Museum, offering “before-and-after” views of Alaska's Arctic by placing decades-old photos alongside contemporary images taken from the same vantage points. The exhibition also includes a series of thought provoking quote panels and media presentations, providing visitors with an understanding of the deep cultural connection that Arctic indigenous residents have to this fragile land. Read More»
Join Linda Muehlig, Associate Director for Curatorial Affairs/Curator of Paintings and Sculpture, for a special exhibition preview of Mary Bauermeister: The New York Decade before it opens to the public.
This exhibition is the first to concentrate on the work of German artist Mary Bauermeister (b. 1934) during the decade she lived and worked in the United States from 1962 to 1972. Inspired by five works in SCMA’s collection, and featuring loans from private and public east coast collections, the show highlights Bauermeister’s signature optical lens boxes, assemblages, stone reliefs, drawings, and other works.
Members: $5 | Student Members: FREE. Members may bring up to 2 guests. Space limited.
RSVP by January 27: SCMAmembers@smith.edu or 413.585.2777
The following programs will be presented in conjunction with Mary Bauermeister’s residency at Smith, March 23–29, 2015. The concerts are part of Smith ArtsFest 2015 and are co-presented by the Festival of Sound & Space, Smith College Music Department, and SCMA.
A major electroacoustic work by Karlheinz Stockhausen (1966–67; elaborated in 1969)
Gregory Brown, founder and director of the Festival of Sound & Space at Smith, will facilitate
this two-hour program.
Free and open to all.