On View Now 

Rockwell Kent, Clover Fields, oil on canvas, 1939-40. Gift of Mrs. Robert A. Arms in memory of Robert A. Arms (Class of 1927).

Fleeting Nature: Selections from the Collection

This exhibition explores how and why artists have turned to the genre of landscape through the ages. On view through September 10, 2019.

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. On view through January 5, 2020.

Wassily Kandinsky, Capricious Forms, July 1937. Oil on canvas, 35 x 45 ¾ inches (88.9 x 116.3 cm). Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Solomon R. Guggenheim Founding Collection (45.977). © 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Dimensionism: Modern Art in the Age of Einstein

A groundbreaking exhibit that explores how modern art was influenced by advances in science, from Einstein’s Theory of Relativity to newly powerful microscopic and telescopic lenses. Closing July 28!

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On View Fall 2019

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.

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. Opening September 10, 2019!

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. Opening September 10, 2019!

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).

EAT! Museum Seminar

Join students this fall in a conversation on food, culture, art, and power, culminating in an exhibition at the Mead Art Museum. Opening December 11, 2019.