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.

Professor Andaleeb Banta to Speak on Renaissance Altarpiece March 27

March 16, 2009
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2551


AMHERST, Mass.—On Friday, March 27, at noon, Andaleeb Banta, visiting assistant professor of the history of art at Amherst College, will present a 10-minute talk on an Italian Renaissance painting, Sano di Pietro’s The Adoration of the Child with Saints Bernard and Bernardino, at the Mead Art Museum.

Mead Art Museum Opens New Hendrick Goltzius Exhibition March 10

March 6, 2009     
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2551


AMHERST, Mass.—On Tuesday, March 10, Amherst College’s Mead Art Museum will open a new exhibition titled Hendrick Goltzius’s Life of the Virgin: Surpassing Tradition.

Nathalie Miebach and Elaine Rombola to Present Tuning in—Musical Variations on Weather March 10 at the Mead Art Museum

March 3, 2009
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2551


AMHERST, Mass.—On Tuesday, March 10, at 4:30 p.m. in the Mead Art Museum, Nathalie Miebach, artist in residence in Amherst College’s Department of Art and the History of Art, and pianist Elaine Rombola will present the collaborative piece Tuning in – Musical Variations on Weather, Miebach’s translation of weather data into woven sculptural forms and music.

No-Mic Open-Mic Poetry Reading at Amherst College’s Mead Art Museum Feb. 18; Mar. 4, 24; Apr. 8, 22

February 18, 2009     

AMHERST, Mass.—On Wednesday, Feb. 18, from 9 to 11 p.m., the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College will host this semester’s first No-Mic Open-Mic poetry reading in the Rotherwas Room.

Icons in Sound: Music of Arvo Pärt at the Mead Art Museum March 1

February 17, 2009     
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2551


AMHERST, Mass.— On Sunday, March 1, at 4 p.m., faculty, students and friends of the Amherst College Department of Music will perform an all-Pärt program at the Mead Art Museum, surrounded by an exhibition of icons from the Russian Orthodox and other Eastern Christian traditions.

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