A lecture by Keely Sarr, Assistant Museum Educator at the Mead
See the Mead’s beloved curiosity in new light, as Keely Sarr reconstructs its fascinating cultural context through a postcolonial lens.
Please join us to celebrate the Spring Arts Festival with special faculty performances across the arts. Offered in collaboration with the Arts at Amherst initiative.
Discover the tricks of animation and cartooning—inspired by Kota Ezawa’s animated film and lightboxes in Gardner Project Revisited—at this afternoon of art-making, short films, and gallery talks. FREE and open to the public.
Kota Ezawa reconstructs the 13 artworks stolen from the Gardner Museum, Boston, MA, in their original size as LED light boxes with his unique drawing style. Enjoy conversation with artist Kota Ezawa, whose Gardner Project Revisited is on view in the Rotherwas Room.
The 2017 Rapaport lecture will be given by American artist Rachel Rose who creates nuanced video installations. Sponsored by the Department of Art and the History of Art and supported by the Rapaport Lectureship in Contemporary Art Fund. The lecture will be held in Pruyne Lecture Hall (Room 115), Fayerweather Hall.
A lecture by Dr. David Odo, Harvard University Art Museums
Imagine innovative ways to connect with the Mead as, Director of Student Programs and Research Curator of University Collections Initiatives, Harvard University Art Museums, shares the exciting results of his latest projects.
A roundtable discussion with Dr. David Odo, Harvard University Art Museums. Lunch provided.
Are you an artist, writer, or musician? Take part in the Mead’s second annual flash exhibition of student art: on view for one night only. Celebrate Five College creativity with artist talks and performances.
Join Russian-born conceptual artist Vitaly Komar for a conversation with Henry Steele Commager Professor and Professor of Russian Stanley Rabinowitz about Amherst’s renowned Thomas P. Whitney, Class of 1937, Collection of Russian Art; Russian art and culture in the United States since the 1970s; and the experience of being a Russian émigré artist. Followed by a reception.