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Welcome to the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum! Our galleries and events are free and open to the public. For hours of operation and closure announcements, please see below.

Explore MHCAM online by visiting our Virtual Engagement page.

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The Art Museum is closed for the summer

In anticipation of the Museum's 150th anniversary in Fall 2026, the museum will be closed during the summers to reinstall the permanent collection galleries. Stay up-to-date with our reinstallation progress!

Note: the Joseph Allen Skinner Museum is closed for the foreseeable future. Please use the Visitor Interest form to receive updates.

Group Visits:

We welcome groups under eight to self-guide during open hours. If your group has eight or more people please contact to schedule your visit.

Health and Safety Protocols:


The Art Museum's lobby, galleries, auditorium, office, and a restroom are wheelchair accessible. The first floor of the Joseph Allen Skinner Museum is wheelchair accessible.

Museum Guidelines:

  • Please do not touch the works of art.
  • Large bags, backpacks, and coats you are not wearing can be a danger to the art, so please store them before entering the galleries.
  • Food and drinks are not allowed.
  • Small sketchbooks, notepads, and pencils are welcome in the galleries.
  • For the safety of the artwork, pens and markers are not permitted. Please ask the museum guard on duty if you need a pencil.
  • Only photography without flash is allowed in the galleries.

Inclement weather:

When Mount Holyoke College announces a closure, the Art Museum will also be closed. Please call 413.538.2000 for weather-related closures.

Stay connected!

Enjoy our virtual engagement experiences anytime, including an interactive 3D experience of the Museum galleries and student-curated virtual exhibitions.

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