During July and August, the Mead is undergoing extensive interior renovations to make way for exciting new installations throughout. Plans include an entirely new main gallery, space for contemporary artist projects and more. Stay tuned for the big reveal on Thursday, Sept. 8.
Situated in the vibrant Five Colleges academic community of western Massachusetts, the Mead Art Museum serves as a laboratory for interdisciplinary research and innovative teaching involving original works of art. Eight galleries feature regularly changing installations and exhibitions spanning a wide range of historical periods and artistic media.
Find out what it's like to guard the Mead's extensive art collection in an interview with museum security officer Derrek Joyce.Read the Interview
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