Special Closure - June 6th, 2023

The Amherst College President has announced an early dismissal for all Amherst College staff today, as of 1 P.M. The Mead will be closed for the remainder of the day and will reopen tomorrow, Wednesday, June 7th, for normal hours.  Thank you for your flexibility.

Summer Schedule

Please plan your museum visit in accordance with the following schedule changes:

Thursday, June 1st will be the last late-night Thursday of the season, after which the Mead will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursdays.

As well, the Mead will close to visitation July 10th through August 27th. We look forward to welcoming you back in the Fall with our new exhibitions!


Photograph of an Amherst College professor and the Mead Art Museum's Head of Education with three students teaching and learning in the galleries of the Mead.

Teaching and Learning at the Mead

The Mead connects people, art, and curricula. Using the museum as a site for learning across disciplines, Mead educators work with college faculty and K-12 teachers to develop experiential projects, and programs that deepen learning objectives.


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An Education Blog by the Mead Education Team

MEAD SEEDS is a home for updates on new and/or in-progress research, educational, and creative initiatives. Posts range from personal narratives to research notes. Check out the blog at the below link!

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