Mar
28
Tue
The Mead’s Feejee Mermaid: An Interdisciplinary Re-Appraisal @ Mead Art Museum
Mar 28 @ 4:30 pm

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.

Mar
31
Fri
Faculty Arts Showcase @ Mead Art Museum
Mar 31 @ 5:00 pm

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.

Apr
1
Sat
Fool Mead Once @ Mead Art Museum
Apr 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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.

Apr
5
Wed
Rotherwas Project 2: Kota Ezawa, Gardner Project Revisited @ Mead Art Museum
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm

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.

Apr
13
Thu
Rapaport Lecture in Contemporary Art: Rachel Rose @ Mead Art Museum
Apr 13 @ 4:30 pm

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.

Apr
20
Thu
Academic and Co-Curricular Engagement at the College Art Museum: The View from Harvard @ Mead Art Museum
Apr 20 @ 4:30 pm

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.

Apr
21
Fri
Engaging with the Art Museum: The Classroom and Beyond @ Mead Art Museum
Apr 21 @ 12:00 pm

A roundtable discussion with Dr. David Odo, Harvard University Art Museums. Lunch provided.

Apr
25
Tue
Student Arts Showcase II @ Mead Art Museum
Apr 25 @ 8:00 pm

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.

Apr
26
Wed
A Conversation with Artist Vitaly Komar @ Mead Art Museum
Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm

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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.