Dr. Nicholas Penny, Director of the London National Gallery, delivers the lecture, "How Museums Influence Artists: Some Curious Examples," in Cole Assembly Room, "the red room" in Converse Hall, followed by a reception at the Mead. The lecture and reception are free and open to the public.
Join the Mead student docents for Evenings at the Mead, lighthearted combinations of gallery talks and musical performances with the lively participation of Amherst College's student musicians. This semester’s Evenings at the Mead will be held at 8pm on February 7, March 7, and April 4.
Join the Mead student docents for Exposing the Mead and participate in thematic conversations featuring photographs from the Mead's collection. This semester’s Exposing the Mead events will be held at 8pm and feature the following student presenters: Siyu Shen '15 on February 21, Heather Lee '15 on March 28, and Alice Wang '13 on April 25.
A Closer Look: The Trinkett Clark Memorial Collection
Over the past five years the Mead has collected notable prints by artists working in New England. Acquired by students under the guidance of the Mead’s director, the collection honors the late Curator of American Art Trinkett Clark. Enjoy a close look at several of these stunning images.
Join us for the first No-Mic Open-Mic Poetry Reading of the semester! Poets and poetry-lovers alike are invited to read five to seven minutes of poetry—original work or personal favorites—in the Mead’s 16th century, Jacobean Rotherwas Room. Participants are encouraged to arrive promptly to sign up for a spot on the reading list.