group of 7 adults standing and mingling in a gallery that features two portraits of the writer, James Baldwin on the wall.

Community Members

Experiences for groups from around the Valley and beyond

The Mead is always free, and we welcome community members. Please take advantage of the inspiring setting, free wi-fi, and outlets throughout our galleries! 

Group Visit Request Form 

Complete our Group Visit Request Form to schedule a (free) guided or self-guided visit for your club, organization, center, house, etc.  (required for all groups larger than 10, or any group interested in a guided experience)

Current Exhibitions

Our exhibitions are always changing; check out our current exhibitions on view. 

Research Our Collection

The Mead has around 24,000 objects in its permanent collection. Explore using its digital collection and make an appointment in our study room to have objects pulled from its storage. 

Partner & Collaborate

Convene your group in the Rotherwas Room as part of your museum tour or visit (reservations required. Contact to learn more). 

Programs & Events

See our event calendar for all of our programs and events (always free)!