Boston Globe: 10 top campus art museums

Amherst’s Mead Art Museum was recognized by the newspaper as one of New England’s “great college art collections.” 

Memorial Art Display for Renowned Artist Michael Mazur ’57 at the Mead Art Museum Sept. 4 to 6

September 1, 2009
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2551


AMHERST, Mass.—From Friday, Sept. 4, through Sunday, Sept. 6, the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College will present a special display of art by Michael Mazur, a member of the school’s Class of 1957, in the museum’s Study Room.

BusinessWest magazine: Collaboration on Display

The Mead Art Museum’s Teddy O’Connor was quoted in this article that featured the Five College’s Museums10 collaboration.

Amherst Prof Andaleeb Banta to Speak on German and Dutch Prints at Mead Art Museum April 23

April 10, 2009
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2551

AMHERST, Mass.—On Thursday, April 23, at 4:30 p.m., Andaleeb Banta, visiting assistant professor of the history of art at Amherst College, will present a lecture titled “Meisterstiche as Masterpieces: The Prints of Albrecht Dürer, Lucas van Leyden and Hendrick Goltzius at the Mead” at the Mead Art Museum.

Mead Community Day to Mark the 250th Anniversary of the Town of Amherst, 60th Anniversary of the Mead Art Museum May 2: CANCELED

April 2, 2009
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2551


AMHERST, Mass.— On Saturday, May 2, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Mead Art Museum will host a celebration for the college and local communities in honor of the town of Amherst’s 250th  anniversary and the Mead’s 60th anniversary.

Amherst College Classics Students to Discuss Roman Artifacts at Mead Art Museum April 21

April 2, 2009
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2551


AMHERST, Mass.—On Tuesday, April 21, at 4:30 p.m., at the Mead Art Museum, Luca Grillo, professor of classics at Amherst College, and his students will present their research on a variety of ancient Roman objects in the Mead’s collection.

Mead Art Museum to Mark the Sixth Anniversary of the Looting of the Iraq Museum with Events April 14

March 26, 2009
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2551


AMHERST, Mass.—On Tuesday, April 14, at 4:30 p.m., Amherst College’s Mead Art Museum, in conjunction with SAFE/Saving Antiquities for Everyone and the ICAE/Iraqi Children’s Art Exchange, will participate in a global observance marking the sixth anniversary of the looting of the Iraq Museum in Baghdad.

Amherst College Prof Luca Grillo to Speak on Assyrian Reliefs at the Mead Art Museum April 17

March 25, 2009
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2551


AMHERST, Mass.—On Friday, April 17, at noon in the Mead Art Museum, Luca Grillo, assistant professor of classics at Amherst College, will present a 10-minute talk on one of the Mead’s renowned group of Assyrian reliefs.

Susan Anderson to Speak on Dutch Prints at Mead Art Museum April 7

March 24, 2009    
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2551


AMHERST, Mass.—On Tuesday, April 7, at 4:30 p.m., Susan Anderson, interim Andrew W. Mellon coordinator of college programs at Amherst College’s Mead Art Museum, will deliver a gallery talk related to an exhibition currently on view at the Mead, Hendrick Goltzius’s Life of the Virgin: Surpassing Tradition.

Russian Art Specialist to Discuss the Rising Market for Russian Paintings at the Mead Art Museum April 10

March 23, 2009    
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2551


AMHERST, Mass.—On Friday, April 10, at 1 p.m. in the Mead Art Museum, Scott Niichel ’06 will speak about his experiences as a Russian art specialist at Sotheby’s, New York, and the current market for Russian art.

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