The Mead Art Museum is open to the public from Tuesday–Sunday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., and open late on Thursdays until 10 p.m. during the school year.
Special winter hours and closures: Please be aware that there will be some irregularities in the museum's operating hours over the next few months, as follows—
December | On Thursday, December 5th, the Mead will close early at 3 p.m. Additionally, the Mead will close during the College's winter break, Friday, December 22nd, 2023 through January 1st, 2024.
January | The Mead will be closed at 5 p.m. on Thursdays throughout January, and resume the scheduled late-night hours in February with the start of the Spring semester.
The Mead is located in the heart of Amherst College’s campus in Amherst, Massachusetts. The town lies approximately two hours west of Boston, three hours north of New York City, and two hours east of Albany. The main entrance to the College is on South Pleasant Street near the intersection of MA Routes 9 and 116.
Centrally located on campus, the museum is close to other points of interest, such as the Beneski Museum of Natural History (to the northeast) and the College's Main Quadrangle (to the west).
The Mead’s GPS-Friendly Street Address
41 Quadrangle Drive in Amherst, MA, 01002