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Yoruba Art and Language: Seeking the African in African Art

In his book Yoruba Art and Language: Seeking the African in African Art, Amherst Professor Rowland Abiodun asserts that western art history principles are not applicable to the study of African art.

Cheers to Val and Other Moments: The Top 10 Instagram Photos of the Year

With the 2014–15 academic year behind us, we’re taking a look back at the College’s top 10 most-liked Instagram photos of the year.

In “Trashion Show,” Garbage Gets a New Life as High Fashion

The first-ever “Trash to Fashion Show” on April 23 encouraged participants to create clothing out of post-consumer materials.

Mead Art Museum Names New Director

David E. Little, curator and head of the Department of Photography and New Media at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, will assume the helm of the Mead on Aug. 31.
 

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Portion of poster featuring two circular maps of parts of the world and the words "Around the World at the Mead Art Museum"

Mead Family Workshops: Around the World

Wednesday, Jul 8, 1:00 pm
Miniature painting of Captain Doyle E. Sweeny by Raphaelle Peale

"It's Cool at the Mead" Gallery Talk

Thursday, Jul 9, 11:00 am

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