Museums 10’s Table for 10 Initiative

The Museums 10 collaboration—to which the Emily Dickinson, Mead Art and Natural History museums belong—has been generating buzz for its Table for 10 programming this year.

Evening Meditation Sessions to Resume at the Mead Art Museum on Nov. 10

October 26, 2010
Contact: Pamela Russell
Coordinator of College Programs
413/542-8229

AMHERST, Mass.—For the second year, the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College will hold a series of evening meditation sessions, free and open to the public, in the museum’s galleries at 7:30 p.m. on the Wednesday evenings of Nov. 10 and Dec. 8, 2010, and Jan. 26, Feb. 16 and March 9, 2011.

Mead/Fine Arts Summer Fellows in History of Art and the Practice of Art to Make Presentations Nov. 18

October 26, 2010

AMHERST, Mass.—On Thursday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m., the Mead Art Museum, together with Amherst College’s Center for Community Engagement and the Department of Art and the History of Art, will present the four 2010 recipients of the Summer Fellowship in History of Art and the Practice of Art: Julia Massey ’12,  Laila Milevski ’11, Zoe Pagonis ’11 and Angela Pratt ’11.

Amherst Map Publisher to Discuss Mead Art Museum’s New “Turned Upside Down” World Map on Dec. 5

October 14, 2010
Contact: Katrina Greene
Andrew W. Mellon Post-Baccalaureate Curatorial Fellow
413/542-5420


AMHERST, Mass.—On Sunday, Dec. 5, at 4 p.m., Bob Abramms, founder of Amherst-based map publishing company ODT, Inc., will give a presentation about the history and politics of maps in the Mead Art Museum’s William Green Study Room.

Moments of Grace: Ballet Meets Art at the Mead Art Museum Dec. 2 and 4

October 18, 2010
Contact: Bettina Jungen
bjungen@amherst.edu

AMHERST, Mass.—On Thursday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 4, at 3 p.m., the Mead Art Museum will again serve as the venue for an experience synthesizing the arts.

Mead Art Museum Panoramics

The nine  photos that make up this panoramic image represent the renovated galleries of the Mead Art Museum. Using the navigation bar at the bottom of the image, you can zoom in to view individual pieces.

Friederike Plafki's SOLO and TRIO Dances to Be Performed at the Mead Art Museum Oct. 5

September 29, 2010
Heidi Gilpin, Associate Professor of German
413-542-8503
hgilpin@amherst.edu


AMHERST, Mass.—On Tuesday, Oct. 5, at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College will host SOLO and TRIO dance performances choreographed by the award-winning, Berlin-based Friederike Plafki.

Mead Art Museum Opens Exhibition of Unofficial Russian Art of the 1960s and ’70s

September 24, 2010

AMHERST, Mass.—On Tuesday, Sept. 21, the Mead Art Museum opened a new exhibition, Beyond Ideology: Russian Art of the 1960s and 1970s from the Collection of Thomas P. Whitney, Class of 1937.

St.Gaudens

Relief Portrait of Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson

Mead Art Museum at Amherst College to Host “What’s Cooking at the Mead?” Gallery Talk Series

September 1, 2010
Contact: Pamela Russell
Coordinator of College Programs
413/542-8229

AMHERST, Mass.—Starting Sunday, Sept. 12, the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College will host “What’s Cooking at the Mead,” a series of six gallery talks featuring museum curators and educators in dialogue with local restaurateurs about the themes of food and dining in art.

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