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Mead Art Museum, Amherst

(4.9/5 based on 40+ reviews on the web)
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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  • The Mead Art Museum is housed in a gorgeous spot on the lovely Amherst College campus, a few minutes walk from town center [where tons of restaurants with college prices abound]. The building is a bit...  more »
  • This is a nice museum that is free. There are a few interesting items. The modern art is terrible, though (and I'm usually a fan) and is displayed in an unattractive way.  more »
  • has some good paintings as i went there in college as well as just wanting to do something locally and different and was worth the time to walk through there just to look at their collections! kudos t...  more »