Mead Art Museum

The Mead houses the art collection of Amherst College, spanning 5,000 years and encompassing the creative achievements of many world cultures.



David E. Little, Mead Director and Chief Curator, featured as 1 of 25 “Leaders of Today’s Art World”

Portrait of David Little

As part of an effort to draw public attention and support to the arts, mOppenheim.TV—the premier video channel for non-profit organizations—conducted video interviews with 25 accomplished arts innovators from around the nation, including Mead Director and Chief Curator David E. Little. Stay tuned for David's video interview, coming in 2017!

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Students studying in the Rotherwas Room

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