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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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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.

Amherst Center for Russian Culture Art Gallery

Pursuing a Ghost: Illustrating the Russian Classics

Open Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Located in Webster Hall on the campus of Amherst College, the Amherst Center for Russian Culture Art Gallery displays artworks, books and archival materials from the Thomas P. Whitney ’37 collection of Russian art.

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Coming Soon!

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.