Saturday, December 7, 1-3:30pm – Family Day: Portraits and Popcorn at Mount Holyoke College Art Museum. Join the museum for this year’s festive family day. Enjoy a variety of portraiture-inspired crafts, art scavenger hunts, button-making, story-time, music, and refreshments. Free and open to the public. Visitors of all ages welcome. Mount Holyoke College Art Museum.
Friday, December 13, 4-7pm –Free Second Fridays at the Smith College Museum of Art gives visitors a special opportunity to explore the collections and engage with art on a deeper level. Create your own work of art, with hands on activities for all ages based on specific works in the museum and go on a special guided conversation tour. Light refreshments. Smith College Museum of Art.
Saturday, December 14, 1-4pm You and your family are cordially invited to celebrate Emily Dickinson’s 189th birthday at her home, the Emily Dickinson Museum! On Saturday, December 14, join the Museum for a festive open house from 1-4pm. Tour the houses for free, enjoy the holiday decorations and live music, create an artistic postcard to add to their project, “The World Writes Back: Postcards to Emily Dickinson,” and enjoy coconut cake made from the poet’s own recipe. All are welcome, and no fee or reservations are required. Emily Dickinson Museum.