March 13, 2002
Director of Media Relations

AMHERST, Mass.—Anthony W. Lee, a professor of art at Mount Holyoke College, will present a talk called “North of the Border: The U.S. in the Mexican Artistic Imagination” on Thursday, March 14, at 7 p.m. in Stirn Auditorium at Amherst College. Lee’s talk, given in conjunction with the exhibition Casa Mañana: The Morrow Collection of Mexican Popular Arts, on view at the Mead Art Museum until April 21, is free and open to the public.

Anthony W. Lee received a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley and teaches European and American modern and contemporary art. He is particularly interested in the painting and photography of late 19th- and early 20th-century California, the subjects of much of his research and writing.

Casa Mañana: The Morrow Collection of Mexican Popular Arts was funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional support from the Fideicomiso U.S.-Mexico Fund for Culture and the Hall and Kate Peterson Fund.

The Mead Art Museum hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursday evenings until 9 p.m. Closed Mondays and holidays. More information can be obtained on the Museum’s Website at