Mead Art Museum

41 Quadrangle Dr
Amherst MA  01002

Phone: (413) 542-2335

Mead Art Museum

The Mead Art Museum houses the art collection of Amherst College, spanning 5,000 years and encompassing the creative achievements of many world cultures. Eight galleries feature regularly changing installations and special exhibitions spanning a wide range of historical periods, national schools, and artistic media.

Visit the Mead's website: http://www.amherst.edu/mead
Visit the Mead's blog: http://meadmusings.wordpress.com

Free admission. Closed Mondays.

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Hours

Tue: 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wed: 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu: 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: 9:00 am - 12:00 am



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Past Events

A Conversation with Leonard Gordon

A Conversation with Leonard Gordon
05:00 pm - 04/19/2018

At Mead Art Museum

You’re invited to a conversation with historian Leonard Gordon, Amherst College Class of 1959. Gordon, a scholar of South Asian history and culture, has generously...

Beyond the Bunker: Inside the Mead’s Hidden Collection

Beyond the Bunker: Inside the Mead’s Hidden Collection
12:00 pm - 04/17/2018

At Mead Art Museum

Beyond the Bunker: Curators’ Picks from the Mead’s Hidden Collection Join us to explore the Mead curatorial team’s favorite works that are not on view! Tuesday,...

Spring Formal at the Mead!

Spring Formal at the Mead!
09:00 pm - 04/13/2018

At Mead Art Museum

Join us for Spring Formal at the Mead, presented by CAB! There will be dancing, live music, a champagne bar (21+), and more! FREE and open to all Amherst College...

Red Eye | Black Tie

Red Eye | Black Tie
08:00 pm - 04/12/2018

At Mead Art Museum

You’re invited to twenty-four hours of live art-making at the Mead! We have commissioned 5 contemporary artists to create new works of art for some of the most...

Embodied Knowledge II: Freddie Bryant and Darryl Harper Perform!

Embodied Knowledge II: Freddie Bryant and Darryl Harper Perform!
01:00 pm - 04/05/2018

At Mead Art Museum

Join us on Thursday, April 5, 2018 for live performances by critically acclaimed musicians Freddie Bryant '87 and Darryl Harper '90. Bryant and Harper will perform...

Gallery Talk with Alla Rosenfeld

Gallery Talk with Alla Rosenfeld
05:00 pm - 04/04/2018

At Mead Art Museum

Gallery Talk with Alla Rosenfeld in conjunction with Equal Pay Day Fragmented Identities: The Gendered Roles of Women in Art Through the Ages presents works from...

Writing Home with The Common

Writing Home with The Common
04:00 pm - 03/27/2018

At Mead Art Museum

Writing Home with The Common All are invited to the Mead for a free writing session led by the staff of The Common. Join us to be inspired by HOUSE: Selections...

Gallery Talk with David E. Little

Gallery Talk with David E. Little
05:00 pm - 03/21/2018

At Mead Art Museum

Gallery Talk with David E. Little HOUSE: Selections from the Collection of John and Sue Wieland, Class of 1958, features fifty-eight artworks that present provocative...

Radcliffe Bailey at the Mead

Radcliffe Bailey at the Mead
12:00 pm - 03/20/2018

At Mead Art Museum

Radcliffe Bailey is a painter, sculptor, and mixed media artist who layers imagery, culturally resonant materials, and text to explore themes of ancestry, race,...

Weekly Tours at the Mead!

Weekly Tours at the Mead!
01:00 pm - 03/17/2018

At Mead Art Museum

Curious about the exhibitions on view now at the Mead Art Museum? Want to learn more about our art collection? Join us every Saturday at 1pm for a one-hour tour...

International Women’s Day Gallery Talk

International Women’s Day Gallery Talk
12:00 pm - 03/08/2018

At Mead Art Museum

Gallery Talk with Alla Rosenfeld in conjunction with International Women’s Day Fragmented Identities: The Gendered Roles of Women in Art Through the Ages presents...

Constructing Worlds: Artist Talk & Opening Reception

Constructing Worlds: Artist Talk & Opening Reception
05:00 pm - 03/07/2018

At Mead Art Museum

Artist Talk: Constructing Worlds with Tatiana Potts Join us to learn more about Tatiana Potts’s art and experience. Wednesday, March 7 | 5–6 pm, Stirn Auditorium Hall...

Tatiana Potts: Artist Workshop at the Mead!

Tatiana Potts: Artist Workshop at the Mead!
07:30 pm - 03/06/2018

At Mead Art Museum

Join us for a book-making artist workshop with international contemporary artist Tatiana Potts. This event is organized by Team Mead and open to all Five College...

Private Tour w. Contemporary Artist Sarah Jones and David Little

Private Tour w. Contemporary Artist Sarah Jones and David Little
10:30 am - 03/03/2018

At Mead Art Museum

Please join David E. Little, Director of the Mead Art Museum, for a private tour with British photographer Sarah Jones about her new exhibition at Anton Kern, East...

Srinivas Reddy & Nitin Mitta Live at the Mead!

Srinivas Reddy & Nitin Mitta Live at the Mead!
05:00 pm - 03/01/2018

At Mead Art Museum

Srinivas Reddy & Nitin Mitta Live at the Mead! Join us for a closer look at New Publics: Art for a Modern India, 1960s–90s. Yael Rice, exhibition curator and...

Team Mead Meeting

Team Mead Meeting
07:30 pm - 02/27/2018

At Mead Art Museum

Curious about museums, arts, and culture? Join Team Mead to an active member of the Mead's student community. All Five College students are welcome to attend all...

Unraveling with Sonya Clark

Unraveling with Sonya Clark
04:30 pm - 02/21/2018

At Mead Art Museum

A Conversation with Sonya Clark 4:30 - 5:30pm | Stirn Auditorium Join us for a conversation with Amherst College Visiting Artist-in-Residence Sonya Clark (Class...

The Hair Bow Anthems by Regina Carter

The Hair Bow Anthems by Regina Carter
01:00 pm - 02/20/2018

At Mead Art Museum

Regina Carter is a master jazz violinist and MacArthur Fellow. She will perform "Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing" and "Star-Spangled Banner" using violins that have been...

Gallery Talk with Mead Director and Chief Curator David Little

Gallery Talk with Mead Director and Chief Curator David Little
12:00 pm - 02/20/2018

At Mead Art Museum

Gallery Talk with Mead Director and Chief Curator David E. Little HOUSE: Selections from the Collection of John and Sue Wieland features fifty-eight artworks that...

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