December 2017

Fri, Dec 1, 2017

Detail from the famous Impressionist painting, showing trees reflected in water

The Music of Claude Debussy Performed by Amherst College Student Chamber Musicians

Join us for performances of the music of Claude Debussy by Amherst College student chamber musicians with opening remarks by Mark Swanson. This concert is offered in conjunction with the exhibition From the Picturesque to the Modern Vision: Landscape Painting in Europe Across the Centuries.

No tickets are required. The concert is free and open to all!

Wed, Dec 6, 2017

Painting of a cobblestoned city square filled with people and horse-drawn carriages

Gallery Talk with Alla Rosenfeld, Curator of Russian and European Art

Take a break from your day to learn about the history of European landscape painting with Alla Rosenfeld, Curator of Russian and European Art at the Mead Art Museum. This talk is conjunction with the exhibition From the Picturesque to the Modern Vision: Landscape Painting in Europe Across the Centuries.

Thu, Dec 14, 2017

Event poster showing a person standing outdoors in the snow, holding open a newspaper that is on fire

Mead Director David E. Little "Tells It Like It Is"

Mead Director and Chief Curator David E. Little tells it like it is! Join us for a gallery talk and closing reception for the exhibition Tell It Like It Is—Or Could Be. The event is free and open to the public.

Tue, Dec 19, 2017

Rotherwas Room, photo by Maria Stenzel

Study at the Mead!

Throughout the week, we will have lots of art activities to help you destress from finals period. We also have comfy chairs, plenty of outlets, great lighting, and extra tables to give you an inspirational place to work and study.

Closed on Mondays, but open until Midnight on school nights!