Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

Amherst College's art museum

41 Quadrangle Drive, Amherst, MA 01002

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The Mead Art Museum holds the art collection of Amherst College, celebrated for its American and European paintings, Mexican ceramics, Tibetan scroll paintings, English paneled room, ancient Assyrian carvings, Russian avant-garde art, West African sculpture, and Japanese prints. With an active program of free exhibitions and events, late-night open hours, and a gift shop-cafe, the Mead is a must-see attraction in Western Massachusetts.

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  • A "Closer Look" Gallery Talk

    Enjoy a lively "closer look" at the Mead's art collection from the unique vantage point of first-year Amherst...

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    Fri, Sep 5, 2014

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  • Public Lecture in Amherst College's Stirn Auditorium

    Join Harvard Divinity School professor Laura Nasrallah for the lecture "Matter and What Matters in Teaching and Learning: A...

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    Thu, Sep 18, 2014

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  • Schubert Project Kickoff Reception

    Join the Brentano Quartet and Michael Kannen, the musicians behind the Schubert Sound Installation and the Amherst Schubert Project, for...

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    Fri, Sep 19, 2014

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  • Exhibition Opening at the Mead Art Museum

    To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I (1914-1918), the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College...

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    Fri, Oct 3, 2014

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  • Exhibition Opening at the Mead Art Museum

    Showcasing twenty-five prints from the Mead's collection, Paper Landscapes: Prints of the American City and Countryside, 1820-1920,builds on discoveries...

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    Fri, Oct 3, 2014

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  • A "Closer Look" Gallery Talk at the Mead Art Museum

    In conjunction with the exhibition Images of the Unimaginable: Art from the First World War, Aaron Cohen, Professor and Chair...

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    Fri, Oct 3, 2014

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  • Curator's Talk at the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

    Join exhibition curator Georgia Barnhill, curator emerita of graphic arts at the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts, for a...

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    Fri, Oct 17, 2014

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  • Mead Reads Book Club

    On Sunday, October 19, at 2:00 p.m., come ready to discuss Erich Maria Remarque's "All Quiet on the Western Front&...

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    Sun, Oct 19, 2014

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