Museum Mania for first years, September 4, 2018

Innovation.
Transformation.
Engagement.

Learning at the intersection
of art and ideas.
Saturday, February 23, 1:30 pm
Discovering Hidden Conflicts in Art
Sightlines Tour
Albert Bierstadt (American, born Germany, 1830-1902), Hetch Hetchy Canyon (detail), 1875
Friday, March 1, 4:30pm
Music and Art: Removing our Rose-Colored Glasses
Performance in the Galleries
Walter Williams (American, 1920–1998), Southern Landscape (detail), n.d., oil on board, 48 x 48 inches, Loan from the David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, Gift from the Sandra and Lloyd Baccus Collection
New Exhibition Now Open!
Life/Like
Photographs by Martine Gutierrez
Martine Gutierrez (American, b. 1989), Girl Friends (Rosella & Palma 1) (detail), 2014
Get to know us better
Collection Highlights and Special Collections
Tour over 400 works of art
Hendrick Andriessen (Flemish, 1607-1655), Vanitas Still Life, ca. 1650 (detail)
New Intern Insights Blog
Stories Behind the Stones
By LYNK Curatorial Intern Priscilla Zhang
Maker Unknown (Tibetan or Indian), Mani stone dedicated to Rinchen Gyatso (detail), 19th century or earlier

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Jump past Instagram images to the footer. Looking for something to do this weekend? Stop by the @mhcartmuseum for a new Sightlines Tour led by Student Guide Joliet Morrill ‘21. Titled The opening reception for Join us this Friday, February 8, at 4:30 p.m. in the @mhcartmuseum lobby for the Opening Reception of Catching up with @mhcartmuseum Collections Intern Jen Villa ’21 as she works on constructing housing for some of the Museum’s books! 📚#handsonlearning #studentengagement #internships It’s all hands on deck at the @mhcartmuseum as we prepare for our upcoming exhibit “Mount Holyoke Afire.” Opening on February 5 in the Museum Lobby, the show examines three devastating fires that occurred at Mount Holyoke, destroying Seminary Hall in 1896, Williston Hall in 1917, and Rockefeller Hall in 1922. Make sure to stop by next week to check it out! Say hello to Erin Hancock '20! An Almara History in Museums Intern, Erin has spent this J-term researching the Skinner Museum’s collection of textiles & textile manufacturing tools. Today, Erin worked alongside @mhcartmuseum staff Jackie Finnegan ‘08 and Aaron Miller to reconstruct an 18th century loom. We can’t wait to get it up and running again! #skinnermuseum #weaving #internship