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.

Mead Art Museum To Celebrate the Opening of “The Empress Josephine: Art and Royal Identity” with Reception and Lecture

September 20, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Music from the Salon of the Empress Josephine, Part of “Josephine” Exhibition at Mead Art Museum, at Amherst College Oct. 30

October 17, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

“Queens, Queens, Queens & Empresses” Symposium, Part of “Josephine” Exhibition at Mead Art Museum, at Amherst College Oct. 29

October 17, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

The Empress Josephine: Art and Royal Identity at Mead Art Museum at Amherst College Thursday, Sept. 22 to Sunday, Dec. 18

September 20, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

American Art Review Features Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

August 4, 2004 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—A recent cover story in American Art Review (June 2004) featured the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College.

Duane Michals: Photography and Reality at the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College Jan. 20 through April 16

January 17, 2006 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The Mead Art Museum at Amherst College will present Duane Michals: Photography and Reality from Friday, Jan. 20 to Sunday, April 16. Duane Michals will speak about his work at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, in Stirn Auditorium. The exhibition, talk and a reception in the museum are all free and open to the public.

Scott Niichel ’06 to Present Gallery Talk on Natalia Goncharova’s Mystical Images of War at Amherst College May 5

April 18, 2006 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Scott Niichel ’06 will present a gallery talk on Natalia Goncharova’s Mystical Images of War at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 5, at the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College. Admission to the talk and all related events is free and open to the public.

New Amherst Art Walk to Kick off Downtown May 4

May 2, 2006 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst museums, galleries, shops and restaurants will be opening their doors to the Amherst Art Walk, formerly known as Amherst Gallery Walk,from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 4. The Amherst Art Walk is funded by The Valley Advocate, Promoting Downtown Amherst, Mead Art Museum, Fiber Art Center, The Fine Arts Center, Tiger Press and Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce.

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