Parables Conference to Be Held at Amherst College April 8 and 9

April 1, 2005Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Parables of Jesus Conference will be held Friday, April 8, and Saturday, April 9, in Stirn Auditorium, near the Mead Art Museum, at Amherst College. The conference, sponsored by the Amherst College religion department and the Willis D. Wood Fund, will feature six well-known scholars of parables, who will do close readings of several parables and facilitate audience discussion.

"Town and Country: Modern Life in America" at Mead Art Museum at Amherst College Jan. 18 to May 29

January 14, 2005Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.-The Mead Art Museum at Amherst College will re-open on Tuesday, Jan. 18, with "Town and Country: Modern Life in America" in the Fairchild Gallery until Sunday, May 29. Selected from the rich holdings of the Mead's American collection, "Town and Country" offers images by 43 artists who recorded life in America between 1900 and 1950.

Chief Muraina Oyelami To Perform at Amherst College March 24, 25 and 26

March 17, 2004Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

African Textiles for All Ages at Mead Art Museum at Amherst College April 4

March 30, 2004Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Carolee Schneemann and Kristine Stiles To Discuss Fluxus, Process and Purpose at Amherst College April 15

"Critical Mass" Fluxus Booksigning at Mead Art Museum at Amherst College May 30

May 16, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417

Phyllis Galembo's Haiti Photographs at Mead Art Museum Feb. 20 to May 16

January 22, 2004 Contact: Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Mead Art Museum To Present Yoruba Textiles and Photographs Feb. 5 to May 16

January 15, 2004Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

David Nash: The Language of Wood Sculpture at Mead Art Museum at Amherst College June 10 through July 31

June 3, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Mead Art Museum at Amherst College will present “David Nash: The Language of Wood: Sculpture and Drawings from the Andrew and Bronya Galef Collection” from Friday, June 10, through Sunday, July 31. This exhibition features 30 works by the contemporary British artist David Nash that were given to the Mead in 2004 by Andrew G. Galef (Amherst College Class of 1954) and his wife Bronya Galef.

Mead Art Museum at Amherst College To Dedicate the William Green Teaching Gallery Oct. 5

September 30, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Mead Art Museum at Amherst College will dedicate its teaching gallery in honor of William Green (1915-2005) at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5. A reception and viewing of selections from a remarkable collection of some 2,500 prints will be held in the museum, to celebrate Green's connoisseurship as a collector and to recognize the generous gift of his Japanese woodblock prints to the permanent collection.

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