Opening in September

Mimi Cherono Ng'ok, Untitled, 2014

Tell It Like It Is - or Could Be

This show, featuring works by Cindy Sherman, Zackary Drucker, and Mimi Cherono Ng'ok, presents a new genre of photography that seeks to tell stories that have been elided from historical imagery.

Liebling, Jerome, Young Girl, 1952.

Picturing American Identity

This show presents photography that challenges our conception of what it means to be America. Curated by summer interns: Shreeansh Agrawal, Jane Bragdon, Claire Cho, Crystal Ganatra, and Nekhoe Hogan.

Woolfalk, Saya, Rotherwas Project 3, 2017.

Rotherwas Project 3

This exhibition is the third installation of the ongoing Rotherwas Project exhibition series, which situates contemporary art in the Mead's historic Rotherwas Room.

Pevsner, Antoine, “Self portrait,” 1913.

Home Away from Home: Russian Artists Abroad

This show presents paintings, sculptures and objects created by artists who had left the Soviet Union or its pre-Bolshevik predecessor, the Russian Empire, in search of personal or artistic freedom.

Monet, Claude, Morning on the Seine, 1897.

From the Picturesque to the Modern Vision: Landscape Painting in Europe Across the Centuries

This show follows the development of landscape painting from the 17th to the early 20th centuries and features works by Claude Monet, Francesco Guardi and Silvestr Shchedren, among others.

On View Now

Michael Mazur (American, 1935 – 2009). Self Portrait, 1986.

Perspectives on Michael Mazur

Perspectives on Michael Mazur honors the memory of one of the most distinguished artists to graduate from Amherst in what would have been his 60th reunion year. On view May 25 - December 16, 2017.

American Collection || Mead Art Museum

The American Collection: Two Centuries of Art at Amherst College

Representing over two centuries of American art and artistry, the works on view in these galleries chart the early days in the building of a nation, and a museum.

African Collection || Mead Art Museum

Art From Africa: A Selection of Works Given by Amherst Collectors and Scholars

The majority of the works on view in this installation were gifts of two brothers, both Amherst alumni: Barry Maurer, Class of 1959, and Evan Maurer, Class of 1966.