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.

Amherst College Faultlines Festival Concert March 10 to Feature Saxophonist Bruce Diehl and Guitarist Adam Larrabee

February 17, 2009
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2551
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass.— The yearlong Amherst College Music festival Faultlines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century continues at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, with a concert saxophonist Bruce Diehl and guitarist Adam Larrabee in the 17th-century Rotherwas Room of the Mead Art Museum.

Coach Billy McBride To Speak on Bellows and Boxing at Mead Art Museum Feb. 20

February 6, 2009     

AMHERST, Mass.—On Friday, Feb. 20, at noon, Billy McBride, assistant athletic director and director of diversity and inclusion at Amherst College, will present a 10-minute talk at the Mead Art Museum on two lithographs by George Bellows currently installed in the museum: A Stag at Sharkey’s (1917) and Dempsey and Firpo (1924).

Nektarios Antoniou to Speak on Icon Paintings at the Mead Art Museum Feb. 13

February 6, 2009     

AMHERST, Mass.—On Friday, Feb. 13, at 1 p.m., conductor and icon collector Nektarios Antoniou will deliver a presentation titled “ICONS ‘R’ US: Aesthetics of Representation and Liturgical Icons” in the William Green Study Room of the Mead Art Museum.

Evenings at the Mead Art Museum Resume Feb. 11

February 6, 2009    

AMHERST, Mass.—On Wednesday, Feb. 11, at 8 p.m., the Mead Art Museum kicks off a semester-long series of Evenings at the Mead, a combination of art and music hosted by student docents with the participation of Amherst College’s a cappella groups.

Acclaimed Painter Will Barnet to Speak at Amherst College’s Stirn Auditorium Feb. 24

February 5, 2009     
Contact: Randall Griffey
Curator of American Art, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2142


AMHERST, Mass.—Acclaimed painter and teacher Will Barnet will discuss his work and recent gift to Amherst College’s Mead Art Museum in a free public program at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 24, at Stirn Auditorium on campus.

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