Smith College Review
The nation's largest liberal arts college for women opened its doors in 1875 (thanks to heiress Sophia Smith). Renowned for its School of Social Work, Smith has a long list of distinguished alumnae, among them activist Gloria Steinem, chef Julia Child, and writer Margaret Mitchell. One of the most serene campuses in New England, Smith is also a leading center of political and cultural activity. Two sites on Smith's campus, the Lyman Plant House and the Botanic Garden of Smith College, should be visited. The flourishing Botanic Garden of Smith College covers the entirety of Smith's 150-acre campus.
Lyman Plant House. On the Smith College campus, the Lyman Plant House is home to more than 2,500 species of plants. College Lane, 01063. 413/585-2740. www.smith.edu/garden. Daily 8:30-4.
Smith College Museum of Art. A floor of skylighted galleries, an enclosed courtyard for performances and receptions, and a high-tech art-history library make up this museum, where highlights of the permanent collection include European masterworks by Paul Cezanne, Degas, Auguste Rodin, and Georges Seurat, and works by woman artists like Mary Cassatt and Alice Neel. Brown Fine Arts Center, 22 Elm St. at Bedford Terrace, 01063. 413/585-2760. www.smith.edu/artmuseum. $5. Tues.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. noon-4.
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