Cover of Mead spring events brochure

Spring Programming Brochure

All of the events and exhibition offerings, this semester at the Mead.

Tue, Feb 20, 2018

Primary-colored illustration of a house against a gray background

Gallery Talk with Mead Director and Chief Curator David E. Little

HOUSE: Selections from the Collection of John and Sue Wieland features 58 artworks that present provocative interpretations of the house in various shapes, sizes, materials and imaginative manifestations. You’re invited to a gallery talk about this exhibition with David E. Little.

This event is free and open to all.

Regina Carter holding a violin in her arms vertically, so that its neck partially covers her face

Performance of "The Hair Bow Anthems" by Regina Carter

Regina Carter is a master jazz violinist and MacArthur Fellow. She will perform "Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing" and "The Star-Spangled Banner" using violin bows that have been restrung with human hair by contemporary artist Sonya Clark. This performance will be followed by an artist talk with Regina Carter, Sonya Clark and Darryl Harper.

This program is a part of the Embodied Knowledge Program Series.

Wed, Feb 21, 2018

Sonya Clark unraveling a Confederate flag with her hands

A Conversation with Sonya Clark, Followed by Her Performance of "Unraveling"

Join us for a conversation with renowned artists Sonya Clark '89 and Darryl Harper '90 for an evening that blurs the lines of protest and performance. Following the discussion, Clark will perform "Unraveling" at the Mead Art Museum. All are invited to participate in this performance by working side-by-side with the artist to unravel threads of the Confederate battle flag.

This event is part of the Embodied Knowledge Program Series.

Thu, Mar 1, 2018

Srinivas Reddy & Nitin Mitta

Srinivas Reddy and Nitin Mitta Live at the Mead!

Join us for a closer look at New Publics: Art for a Modern India, 1960s–90s. Yael Rice, exhibition curator and Amherst College assistant professor of the History of Art and Asian languages and Civilizations, will lead a gallery talk on this exhibition. Srinivas Reddy and Nitin Mitta will join us for tabla and sitar performances following the talk.

This program is free and open to all!