Today - Wed, Mar 1, 2017

Closeup of Alison Saar resting her chin on her hand, wearing a black jacket and beaded necklace and earrings

Conversations with Alison Saar

Internationally acclaimed artist Alison Saar will mark the installation of her imposing work, Sleeping Beauty, 1997, recently purchased by the Mead through a student curatorial project, funded by the Trinkett Clark Memorial Fund.

Saar will be here for two days of events. Please join us!

Wednesday, March 1: 5-6 p.m. in Stirn Auditorium
Saar will give a talk about her artistic practice and issues of identity. The talk will be followed by a reception and viewing of her print in the Fairchild Gallery at the Mead Art Museum

Thursday, March 2: Noon-1 p.m. in the Multicultural Resource Center
Students are invited to join Saar for Antonio's pizza lunch and informal conversation in the MRC.

These events are free and open to the public!

Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Painting Landscapes in the Gallery

Join Professor Dave Gloman as he discusses "The Fawn's Leap" by John Kensett, 1859. This lunchtime talk will also feature a painting demonstration by professor Gloman. All are encouraged to attend!

Tue, Mar 28, 2017


The Mead's Feejee Mermaid: An Interdisciplinary Re-Appraisal

See the Mead's beloved curiosity in new light, as assistant museum educator Keely Sarr reconstructs its fascinating cultural context through a postcolonial lens. All are welcome to attend!

Wed, Apr 5, 2017


Kota Ezawa: Gardner Museum Revisited

Enjoy conversation with artist Kota Ezawa as he discusses his installation The Gardner Museum Revisited, which is on view now in the Rotherwas Room at the Mead.

A reception will follow the talk, which is free and open to the public. All are encouraged to attend!