Hours:

Sunday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Monday Closed
Tuesday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Wednesday    9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m.–8 p.m.
Saturday

9 a.m.–5 p.m.


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Events

All Mead events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

July 2015

Wed, Jul 1, 2015

Portion of poster featuring two circular maps of parts of the world and the words "Around the World at the Mead Art Museum"

Mead Family Workshops: Around the World

Make the Mead your destination for family fun this summer! Families with children ages 8-12 are invited to explore the Mead in a whole new way through this series of afternoon art adventures. Each session will include interactive close-looking activities, sketching, crafts, storytelling and more. All participants receive an "art passport" on their first visit-- fill it up by attending all three sessions! This program is free and open to all.

Early registration encouraged; drop-ins welcome for part or all of the two-hour program. To register, contact Nadia Waski: nwaski@amherst.edu, 413-542-2295

Wed, Jul 8, 2015

Portion of poster featuring two circular maps of parts of the world and the words "Around the World at the Mead Art Museum"

Mead Family Workshops: Around the World

Make the Mead your destination for family fun this summer! Families with children ages 8-12 are invited to explore the Mead in a whole new way through this series of afternoon art adventures. Each session will include interactive close-looking activities, sketching, crafts, storytelling and more. All participants receive an "art passport" on their first visit-- fill it up by attending all three sessions! This program is free and open to all.

Early registration encouraged; drop-ins welcome for part or all of the two-hour program. To register, contact Nadia Waski: nwaski@amherst.edu, 413-542-2295

Thu, Jul 9, 2015

Miniature painting of Captain Doyle E. Sweeny by Raphaelle Peale

"It's Cool at the Mead" Gallery Talk

American Miniatures by the Peale Family, with Vanja Malloy, curator of American art

"It's Cool at the Mead" gallery talks will be held every other week on Thursdays at 11 a.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m., beginning Thursday, June 11, through Sunday, August 23.

Sun, Jul 12, 2015

Detail from Robert Henri's painting "Salome"

"It's Cool at the Mead" Gallery Talk

Robert Henri’s “Salome” and the Ashcan School of American Realism, with Vanja Malloy, curator of American art

"It's Cool at the Mead" gallery talks will be held every other week on Thursdays at 11 a.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m., beginning Thursday, June 11, through Sunday, August 23.

Wed, Jul 15, 2015

Portion of poster featuring two circular maps of parts of the world and the words "Around the World at the Mead Art Museum"

Mead Family Workshops: Around the World

Make the Mead your destination for family fun this summer! Families with children ages 8-12 are invited to explore the Mead in a whole new way through this series of afternoon art adventures. Each session will include interactive close-looking activities, sketching, crafts, storytelling and more. All participants receive an "art passport" on their first visit-- fill it up by attending all three sessions! This program is free and open to all.

Early registration encouraged; drop-ins welcome for part or all of the two-hour program. To register, contact Nadia Waski: nwaski@amherst.edu, 413-542-2295

Sat, Jul 18, 2015

Visitors entering the Mead Art Museum

Meet at the Mead

Celebrate summer with art-making activities, gallery hunts and more. Refreshments served. Free and open to all.

Sun, Jul 19, 2015

Cover of "Girl Reading" by Katie Ward, featuring a leafy white silhouette of a girl's head against a green background

Mead Reads

Enjoy a lively discussion of Girl Reading, by Katie Ward (2012), with Pamela Russell, the Mead Art Museum's head of education and Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Academic Programs.

Thu, Jul 23, 2015

Painting of a man standing near a table full of food and animals

"It's Cool at the Mead" Gallery Talk

The Sumptuous Baroque, with Mila Waldman, study room manager and European print specialist

"It's Cool at the Mead" gallery talks will be held every other week on Thursdays at 11 a.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m., beginning Thursday, June 11, through Sunday, Aug. 23.

Sun, Jul 26, 2015

"Charity Enlightening the World"

"It's Cool at the Mead" Gallery Talk

The Theatrical Baroque, with Mila Waldman, study room manager and European print specialist

"It's Cool at the Mead" gallery talks will be held every other week on Thursdays at 11 a.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m., beginning Thursday, June 11, through Sunday, Aug. 23.

 

Hours:

Sunday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Monday Closed
Tuesday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Wednesday    9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m.–8 p.m.
Saturday

9 a.m.–5 p.m.


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