- Mead Art MuseumMead Art Museum
The Mead is YOUR art museum! Take advantage of the inspiring setting, free wi-fi, café beverages and snacks, and...
Amherst's world-class collection of more than 18,000 works of art is available to view online.
Volunteer student docents lead museum tours and learn how the Mead works from behind-the-scenes, exploring timely—and sometimes controversial—issues in the art world.
The Mead offers competitive paid internships for Amherst College students each year under the immediate supervision of the museum's director, curators, educators, and collections manager.
The Mead offers part-time jobs for reliable Amherst College students interested in working as lobby attendants at the museum's front desk.
Summer fellowships available to Amherst College students include the Mead/Art and the History of Art Summer Fellowship, the Arts & Communication Fellowship, and the Brooke Kamin Rapaport ’84 Fellowship in Art History.
Academic awards available to Amherst College students include the Wise Award for College Research and the Wise Award for Studio Art, both presented annually in the spring and awarded to students at Senior Assembly.
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The "Meet at the Mead" LEAP orientation program offers incoming Amherst students a behind-the-scenes exploration of Amherst’s own art museum.