American and European Art of the 1950s and 60s from the Collection of Richard Zeisler ’37 on Display at the Mead Art Museum

March 26, 2010
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2551

AMHERST, Mass.—On Friday, March 26, AmherstCollege’s MeadArt Museum will open an installation of works on paper, paintings and sculptures of the 1950s and 60s donated and bequeathed from the collection of Richard S. Zeisler, a member of the college’s Class of 1937.

Slam Poets Jared Paul and Sage Francis to Perform at Amherst College’s Mead Art Museum March 25

March 16, 2010

AMHERST, Mass.—On Thursday, March 25, at 8 p.m., the MeadArt Museum at AmherstCollege will host a reading by slam poets Jared Paul and Sage Francis in the North Fairchild Gallery.

Acclaimed Playwright and Performer Tim Crouch to Perform at Amherst College’s Mead Art Museum March 26

March 10, 2010

AMHERST, Mass.—On Friday, March 26, at 6 and 8 p.m., the MeadArt Museum at AmherstCollege will host two performances of ENGLAND, a play by Tim Crouch, co-starring Hannah Ringham.

Mead Art Museum at Amherst College to Host the Get Smart with Art! Open House April 10

March 4, 2010
Contact: Pamela Russell
Coordinator of College Programs
413/542 8229

AMHERST, Mass.—On Saturday, April 10, from noon to 4 p.m., the MeadArt Museum at AmherstCollege will host a museum-wide open house showcasing its current exhibitions and latest projects at an event titled Get Smart with Art! The fun-filled afternoon of activities for all ages is free and open to the public.

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Mead Art Museum to Host a Public Conversation with Scholar, Curator and Collector William H. Gerdts March 4

January 27, 2010
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2551

AMHERST, Mass.—The Mead Art Museum at AmherstCollege will welcome back to campus William H. Gerdts, an eminent historian of American art and one of the college’s most distinguished alumni in the arts, in a free public program on Thursday, March 4, at 4:30 p.m. in Stirn Auditorium.

Mead Art Museum to Host Gallery Talks on Painting and Literature Feb. 4, 18; March 4, 25; April 8, 22

January 27, 2010
Contact: Pamela Russell
Coordinator of College Programs
413/542 8229

AMHERST, Mass. —The Mead Art Museum at Amherst College will host a series of afternoon gallery talks by six Amherst College professors—all experts in fields other than art history—focused on the theme of “Reading the Picture: Exploring Connections Between Painting and Literature” on the Thursday afternoons of Feb. 4 and 18, March 4 and 25 and April 8 and 22.

Mead Art Museum to Host Evening Meditation Sessions Feb. 17, March 24, April 7 and May 5

January 12, 2010
Contact: Pamela Russell
Coordinator of College Programs
413/542 8229

AMHERST, Mass.—The Mead Art Museum at AmherstCollege will hold a series of four evening meditation sessions, free and open to the public, in the museum’s galleries at 7:30 p.m. on the Wednesday evenings of Feb. 17, March 24, April 7 and May 5.

Amherst College’s Mead Art Museum Announces Spring No-Mic Open-Mic Dates

January 7, 2010

AMHERST, Mass.—On Wednesday, Feb. 17, from 9 to 11 p.m., the MeadArt Museum at AmherstCollege will host this semester’s first No-Mic Open-Mic poetry reading in the Rotherwas Room.

Mead Art Museum to Webstream Performance by Artist Abby Donovan from Europe to Campus Dec. 19

December 16, 2009

AMHERST, Mass.—On Saturday, Dec. 19, at 2 p.m. in AmherstCollege’s KeefeCampusCenter atrium and at 4 p.m. in the school’s Alumni Gymnasium, the Mead Art Museum will Webstream Attempting Necromancy with Wm. Blake, a groundbreaking performance by the artist Abby Donovan that will take place in the European Ceramic Work Centre in the Netherlands and broadcast around the world.

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