Mead Art Museum

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Tuesday         9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Wednesday         9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thursday         9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday         9 a.m.–8 p.m.
Saturday         9 a.m.–5 p.m.
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March 8, 2010—After last month's tearful farewell to the Monet, museum staff members turned their attention  to another renowned object, the so-called Feejee mermaid. Faithful SpeedMead readers may recall the mermaid from our February 2009 entry describing its temporary installation in honor of Charles Darwin's 200th birthday. Now, the Travel Channel has invited director Elizabeth Barker to record a segment on the mermaid for the forthcoming "Mysteries of the Museum" series. In preparation for the filming, the mermaid traveled to Amherst's  Cooley-Dickinson Radiology Center to have its innards x-rayed. Diagnosis? Stay tuned....

 

Open

Tuesday         9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Wednesday         9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thursday         9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday         9 a.m.–8 p.m.
Saturday         9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday         9 a.m.–5 p.m

Getting here»

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