Curatorial Fellow to Speak on the Influence of Darwin on the Art of Degas at Mead Art Museum Dec. 3

November 23, 2009   
Contact: Katrina Greene
Andrew W. Mellon Post-Baccalaureate Curatorial Fellow
413/542-5420


AMHERST, Mass.—On Thursday, December 3, at 4:30 p.m. at Amherst College’s Mead Art Museum, Katrina Greene, Andrew W. Mellon Post-Baccalaureate Curatorial Fellow, will present a short talk on a print by Edgar Degas that was inspired by the work of Charles Darwin.

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Two Museums, Library at Amherst College Unveil Darwin Displays

November 20, 2009

AMHERST, Mass.—Charles Darwin and the publication of his revolutionary book On the Origin of Species 150years ago are being commemorated at AmherstCollege through special exhibits and displays at the Museum of Natural History, the MeadArt Museum and the Frost Library.

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Free Russian Music Concert at the Mead Art Museum on October 30

September 22, 2009
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2551

AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst Center for Russian Culture and Amherst College Department of Music will present a concert of music by Arthur Vincent Lourié (1891-1966) in the MeadArt Museum’s Rotherwas Room on Friday, Oct. 30, at 8 p.m.

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Mead Curator Reveals Painting in Museum’s Collection as Allegory Against ‘Slave Power’ on Oct. 1

September 21, 2009
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, MeadArt Museum
413/542-2551

AMHERST, Mass.– Randall Griffey, curator of American Art at Amherst College’s Mead Art Museum, has found much more than meets the eye in William Rimmer’s Massacre of the Innocents (ca. 1858), a key painting in the Mead’s collection and currently on view in the museum.

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Winners of Mead Art Museum/Fine Arts 2009 Summer Fellowships to Speak about their Experiences Sept. 29

September 17, 2009
Contact: Pamela Russell
Coordinator of College Programs
413/542 8229


AMHERST, Mass.—On Tuesday, Sept. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the MeadArt Museum’s William Green Study Room, four AmherstCollege students who received the college’s competitive Mead/Fine Arts Summer Fellowships for 2009 will present brief reports on their varied and rewarding experiences working at arts organizations this summer.

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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.

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