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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Events

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...

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...

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...

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...

Equal Pay Day Gallery Talk

Equal Pay Day Gallery Talk
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...

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,...

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...

Past Events

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...

Team Mead Spring Kick-off!

Team Mead Spring Kick-off!
07:30 pm - 02/13/2018

At Mead Art Museum

Join us for the Spring kick-off of Team Mead! We'll meet to discuss our plans for the semester and learn more about the Mead's three new exhibitions. Refreshments...

Collecting 101: Cast Your Vote!

Collecting 101: Cast Your Vote!
05:00 pm - 02/13/2018

At Mead Art Museum

Collecting 101: Acquiring Art for the Mead | Cast Your Vote! Students from the Mead’s Interterm course, Collecting 101, will present their top picks for a new...

Galentine's Day Breakfast at the Mead!

Galentine's Day Breakfast at the Mead!
08:30 am - 02/13/2018

At Mead Art Museum

Galentine's Day is a holiday created by Amy Poehler's Parks and Rec Character Leslie Knope that occurs every year of February 13. On the show, Galentine's Day is...

Spring Exhibitions Opening!

Spring Exhibitions Opening!
05:00 pm - 02/08/2018

At Mead Art Museum

Join us for the opening of HOUSE: Selections from the Collection of John and Sue Wieland at the Mead! From 5-6pm, we will host a conversation with art collector...

Gallery Talk by Alla Rosenfeld

Gallery Talk by Alla Rosenfeld
12:00 pm - 02/07/2018

At Mead Art Museum

You’re invited to another gallery talk with Curator of Russian and European Art Alla Rosenfeld. Varieties of Nonconformism: Unofficial Art from the Soviet Union...

Interterm Course: Collecting 101: Acquiring Art for the Mead

Interterm Course: Collecting 101: Acquiring Art for the Mead
09:00 am - 01/10/2018

At Mead Art Museum

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a curator? Join Collecting 101 to buy a work of art for the Mead! The course includes a 2-day trip to NYC visiting artist studios,...

Interterm Course: Constructing Worlds with Tatiana Potts

Interterm Course: Constructing Worlds with Tatiana Potts
09:00 am - 01/03/2018

At Mead Art Museum

Join the Mead Art Museum and artist Tatiana Potts to be a studio assistant for “Hall Walls,” an annual project that gives artists and students the freedom to...

Study at the Mead!

Study at the Mead!
09:00 am - 12/19/2017

At Mead Art Museum

Study at the Mead! Throughout the week, we will have lots of activities to help you destress from finals period with art. We also have comfy chairs, plenty of...

David E. Little Tells It Like It Is

David E. Little Tells It Like It Is
04:00 pm - 12/14/2017

At Mead Art Museum

Director & Chief Curator David E. Little tells it like it is! Join us for a gallery talk and closing reception for Tell It Like It Is - Or Could Be. This event...

Gallery Talk with Alla Rosenfeld, European & Russian art curator

Gallery Talk with Alla Rosenfeld, European & Russian art curator
12:00 pm - 12/06/2017

At Mead Art Museum

In conjunction with the exhibition: From the Picturesque to the Modern Vision: Landscape Painting in Europe Across the Centuries Take a break from your day to learn...

The Music of Claude Debussy: Live at the Mead Art Museum!

The Music of Claude Debussy: Live at the Mead Art Museum!
07:00 pm - 12/01/2017

At Mead Art Museum

Join us for Chamber Music Performances of the Music of Claude Debussy by Amherst College student musicians This concert is offered in conjunction with the exhibition:...

Study at the Mead!

Study at the Mead!
09:00 am - 11/14/2017

At Mead Art Museum

It's the final stretch before Thanksgiving break - join us for a Study at the Mead! We're open til midnight and here to help you get through midterms! We will have...

Inside the American Collection with Curator Vanja Malloy

Inside the American Collection with Curator Vanja Malloy
12:00 pm - 11/01/2017

At Mead Art Museum

Join us for a lunchtime gallery talk with Curator of American Art, Vanja Malloy. Dr. Malloy will share her insights on the Mead's renowned collection of American...

Community Day at the Mead!

Community Day at the Mead!
01:00 pm - 10/28/2017

At Mead Art Museum

Picture This: Photo Sessions with Jonathan Jackson

Picture This: Photo Sessions with Jonathan Jackson
07:00 pm - 10/26/2017

At Mead Art Museum

Tell It Like It Is – or Could Be presents work by contemporary photographers who use their camera to (re)construct historical and personal narratives. Join us...

Betsey Garand: Perspectives on Michael Mazur

Betsey Garand: Perspectives on Michael Mazur
02:00 pm - 10/26/2017

At Mead Art Museum

Gallery Talk with Betsey Garand, in conjunction with the exhibition Perspectives on Michael Mazur Join us for a conversation with former colleague and friend of...

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