On View Now

Oleg Kudryashov, Untitled, 1984. Cardboard construction, drypoint. Gift of Thomas P. Whitney (Class of 1937).

Constructing Collage

This exhibition presents some of the ways in which artists have employed collage throughout the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. 

George Benjamin Luks (American (1866/67-1933). Child Eating. Oil on canvas. Mead Art Museum. Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Edward F. Babbott (Class of 1945).

Embodied Taste

Join students this fall in a conversation on food, culture, art, and power, culminating in an exhibition at the Mead Art Museum. On view through July 26, 2020. 

Photograph of Rotherwas Project Artist, Chris Myers

Rotherwas Project 5: Christopher Myers, The Red Plague Rid You for Learning Me Your Language

Contemporary artist Christopher Myers responds to the Mead's Rotherwas Room in new installation. On view through March 15, 2020. 

Abstract work of art made of enamel, featuring gold, purple, orange red, and green.

Starting Something New: Recent Contemporary Art Acquisitions and Gifts

Featuring over fifty artworks across media made from 1967 to 2019. On view through July 26, 2020. 

Matt Brown, American (1958- ), April Evening at Fenway Park, 2011. Print. Purchase, Trinkett Clark Memorial Student Acquisition Fund.

Ten Years of Trinkett Clark Memorial Student Acquisitions

This exhibition celebrates the ten years of student acquistions made possible by the Trinkett Clark Memorial Fund. On view through July 26, 2020. 

Coming Soon!

Etching depicting St. George on horseback in the process of slaying a dragon.

The Best Impressions: Inside the Edward C. Crossett Collection of Prints

This exhibition centers on one of the formative collections of the Mead Art Museum: the gift of more than 2,000 prints to the museum by Edward C. Crossett (Class of 1905) in 1951.