Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

The Mount Holyoke College Art Museum specializes in innovative approaches to teaching with art from across the globe and throughout time. Founded in the centennial year of 1876 with a handful of global artifacts and one Albert Bierstadt painting, the Museum has grown steadily through the years. It now holds over 24,000 works of art, decorative art, and material and visual culture, and continues to expand its holdings with new acquisitions .

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

The Mount Holyoke College Art Museum specializes in innovative approaches to teaching with art from across the globe and throughout time. Founded in the centennial year of 1876 with a handful of global artifacts and one Albert Bierstadt painting, the Museum has grown steadily through the years. It now holds over 24,000 works of art, decorative art, and material and visual culture, and continues to expand its holdings with new acquisitions .  

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Queer & Trans / Poetry & Prose / Reading & Open Mic

Thu, Apr 25, 2024 6:30pm to 8:30pm

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Join us for our 8th annual Queer & Trans Open Mic. Read and listen to queer and trans writing - your own or others! Come early to sign up for the open mic or sign-up online in...

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Sightlines Tour — The Golden and the Gilded

Sat, Apr 20, 2024 1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Join student guide Summer Pratt ’26 for “The Golden and the Gilded,” a tour that will explore artworks utilizing gold in a variety of ways. We will try to understand the purpose of gold in these...

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