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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Sightlines Tour — "Beauty of the World": Perspectives on Devotion

Wed, Mar 6, 2024 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Join Student Guide Alex Fridell ’24 for “‘Beauty of the World’: Perspectives on Devotion,” a tour guided by the words of Mary Oliver that considers devotion in four pieces of art and their...

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, Art Museum Galleries

Sightlines Tour — Otherworldly Reflections: Perspectives on the Self

Sat, Mar 9, 2024 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Join Student Guide Olive Xia ’26 for “Otherworldly Reflections: Perspectives on the Self,” a tour that explores themes in the realm of dream-like expression, ranging from artwork depicting...

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, Art Museum Galleries

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Sightlines Tour — Impermanence

Sat, Feb 24, 2024 1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Join Student Guide Hilary Vergera ’24 for “Impermanence,” a tour that explores the ways materials and ideas can be appropriated and transformed. It invites us to consider the trajectory of what...

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, Art Museum Galleries

Sightlines Tour — The Labor of Care

Sat, Feb 10, 2024 1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Join Student Guide Madigan Breiding ’26 for a tour, “The Labor of Care” that explores the physicality of parenthood, in terms of labor– both pre and postpartum, bodily change, and mentality. This...

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, Art Museum Galleries

Academic Highlight: Art Museum Tour

Sat, Oct 21, 2023 11:15am to 11:45am

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Hear from museum student guides about their favorite works of art in Mount Holyoke's renowned collection.

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, Lobby

Academic Highlight: Art Museum Tour

Sat, Oct 21, 2023 10:30am to 11am

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Hear from museum student guides about their favorite works of art in Mount Holyoke's renowned collection.

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, Lobby

Conversation with the President Holley and College Leadership

Sat, Oct 21, 2023 9am to 10am

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President Holley and the College leadership team invite you to join them in a conversation about the state of the College and the vision for the future.

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, Gamble Auditorium

Morning Coffee

Sat, Oct 21, 2023 8:30am to 9am

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The Development Office invites you to come for morning coffee and tea, and stay to socialize with other guests before you attend the Conversation with the President and the College officers.

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, Lobby

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