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Elizabeth Barker, director and chief curator of the Mead Art Museum, writes about the books on her bedside table:

New Mead Director

Lizzie Barker
To Elizabeth “Lizzie” Barker, the new director of the Mead Art Museum at Amherst, nothing compares to seeing a piece of art unframed. 
By Emily Gold Boutilier 

Docents Enlightening the World

Submitted by Katherine D. Duke

“You see these little rolls of fat?” Jessica Ball ’09 points to the plump figures in an oil painting on the wall. “That’s Rubens!”