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.

Mead Reimagined

New Look. New Works. New Mead.

On Sept. 8, the Mead unveils its renovated main gallery and opens six new exhibitions and installations that offer a fresh perspective on the Amherst College art collection. All are invited to attend the opening and reception on Thursday, Sept. 8, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., which is free and open to the public.


Mead Musings Blog Post

Eric Zhou

How One Jazzy Intern Is Educating Audiences About Art

Eric Zhou '19, education intern at the Mead, is working on exhibition “bonus features” for visitors who might be curious to learn more about the works on view this fall.

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Students studying in the Rotherwas Room

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