Megan Lambert To Present The Painted Pig at Amherst College April 16

April 8, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—In conjunction with the exhibition Casa Manana: The Morrow Collection of Mexican Popular Arts, the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College will present a special children’s story time with Megan Lambert, who will feature The Painted Pig, a story by Elizabeth Morrow, and other picture books, on Tuesday, April 16, at 10:30 a.m. in the museum. The event is free and open to the public.

Heidi Gilpin To Speak on New Media and Performance at Amherst College April 2

March 26, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Heidi Gilpin, assistant professor of German at Amherst College, will talk about contemporary and international new media and performance projects in the Teaching Gallery of the Mead Art Museum on Tuesday, April 2, at 12:15 p.m., as part of the museum’s “First Tuesday” series of talks. The event is free and open to the public.

Anthony Lee To Speak on Mexican Art March 14

March 13, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 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.

Russian Women Modernists at Mead Art Museum March 3 until May 13

February 22, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass. - The Mead Art Museum at Amherst College, reopening March 3 following an 18-month facility renovation, will inaugurate its new gallery space with "The World Opened Wide: 20th-Century Russian Women Artists from the Collection of Thomas P. Whitney '37," an exhibition of Russian modernist art on view from March 3 through May 13.