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.
The Mead Art Museum’s conservation of several thankgas, cloth paintings depicting Buddhist deities and saints, were the focus of several articles in the Daily Hampshire Gazette newspaper (registration required).
Mead Art Museum at Amherst College to Reopen with Fresh Look July 3
June 22, 2010 Contact: Karen Cardinal Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager 413/542 2551
AMHERST, Mass.—On Saturday, July 3, the MeadArt Museum at AmherstCollege will unveil the first in a series of new displays that promise to refresh every gallery in the museum before the start of the 2010-11 academic year.
Mead Art Museum Publishes Book on Development of the Mead Collection for Amazon.com’s Kindle e-Reader
June 4, 2010
AMHERST, Mass.— The Mead Art Museum at Amherst College has published its first e-book, The Development of the Art Collection of Amherst College, 1871-1971 (Kindle Edition), for the Amazon.com Kindle e-reader.
Mead Art Museum Curator to Discuss American and European Art from the Mead’s Collection April 27
April 21, 2010 Contact: Bettina Jungen Curator of Russian Art 413/542 8561
AMHERST, Mass.—On Tuesday, April 27, at 4 p.m. at the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College, Bettina Jungen, Thomas P. Whitney ’37 Curator of Russian Art, will present a talk on an exhibition at the Mead titled “The Magic of Signs: American and European Art of the 1950s and ’60s from the Collection of Richard S. Zeisler ’37.”