Mead Art Museum, Amherst

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The Mead Art Museum houses the art collection of Amherst College, spanning 5,000 years and encompassing the creative achievements of many world cultures. Eight galleries feature regularly changing installations and special exhibitions spanning a wide range of historical periods, national schools, and artistic media.

Visit the Mead's website: http://www.amherst.edu/mead

Visit the Mead's blog: http://meadmusings.wordpress.com
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  • Definitely suggest visiting the museum, it’s quick (maybe and hour to an hour & 1/2). A few nice pieces from Miro, Calder, Monet, Picasso and many more. It’s tucked into the Amherst College campus. Ad...  more »
  • My wife and I were looking around the campus and did not expect to find such a nice art museum. It has a little of everything. In about 30 minutes we had seen enough.  more »
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  • Small, but Mead is beautiful. I was a Five College student, so I used to sometimes visit Mead before or after class if I had free time to linger on the Amherst campus. I also liked Beneski Museum of Natural History at Amherst also. but Smith College Museum of Art was my favorite of the college museums overall.
  • I never knew how much of an influence Albert Einstein had an impact on modern visual arts. THIS is a fantastic museum, open the the public , always free. The Dimensionism exhibit really opened up my eyes and made me realize that art and science are so intertangled.

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