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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.

The Return of the Prodigal Son by Lucas van Leyden

From Father to Son: Master Prints from the Collection of Dr. K. Frank Austen, Class of 1950

From Father to Son features an array of master prints representing six centuries of printmaking. On view May 25 - July 30, 2017.

Salon View of William Weary’s Print Collection

Collector’s Journey: Highlights from the Print Collection of Dr. William A. Weary, Class of 1964

This exhibition follows Dr. William A. Weary on his decades-long journey collecting works of art on paper, primarily prints. On view May 25 - July 30, 2017.

Mead Art Museum Collection

Accumulations: 5,000 Years of Objects, Fictions, and Conversations

This exhibition celebrates the idiosyncratic nature of museum collections and their potentional to enrich our understandings of culture and ourselves. On view February 9–July 30, 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.

Russian Collection || Mead Art Museum

From Russia with Love: Selections from the Thomas P. Whitney, Class of 1937, Collection of Russian Art

This exhibition presents highlights from Whitney's collection, most of which he gave, toward the end of the century and near the end of his life, to his alma mater.