February 2013

Title: Distinguished Lecture by Dr. Nicholas Penny 2/7/2013 - 4:30 PM Body:
 
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.
 
Vid: 886807 Event
Title: Open Docent Meeting for interested students 2/1/2013 - 1:00 PM Body:

Interested in the becoming a student docent? Learn more about the docent program and how you can get involved at this introductory meeting.

Already a docent?  Join us as we recruit new members and plan for a busy spring of tours, events and museum activities.

Vid: 879391 Event
Title: Distinguished Lecture by Dr. Randy Frost 2/3/2013 - 4:00 PM Body:

Randy Frost, Professor of Psychology at Smith College, delivers the lecture, "Stuff: Hoarding, Collecting, and Meaning," in Stirn Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Click here to read the official press release for more details about this event.

Vid: 881849 Event
Title: Evening at the Mead 2/7/2013 - 8:00 PM Body:

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.

Vid: 879286 Event
Title: Exposing the Mead 2/21/2013 - 8:00 PM Body:
 

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.

Click here to read the official press release.

Vid: 892590 Event
Title: EXHIBITION OPENING 2/8/2013 (All day) Body:
 
February 8 marks the opening of a special exhibition celebrating the recent growth of Amherst College’s art collection: Art for All: Additions to the Collection from Antiquity to Today.

Vid: 886366 Event
Title: A Closer Look Gallery Talk 2/28/2013 - 5:00 PM Body:

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.

Vid: 895086 Event
Title: Poetry Reading 2/14/2013 - 9:00 PM Body:
 
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.
Vid: 884682 Event
Title: Student Meeting with Nicholas Penny 2/8/2013 - 11:00 AM Body:

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Come to the Mead and meet one of the art world's true stars: Nicholas Penny, director of London's National Gallery. There will be baked goods galore in the museum's coziest spot - the Rotherwas Room. 

Vid: 893146 Event
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