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Mead Art Museum, Amherst

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
5/5 based on 35+ 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.

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  • 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...  read more »
  • I have visited the Mead many times and always come away impressed and more than satisfied. There are numerous excellent works of art on display at any given time, and the labels offer concise and inte...  read more »
  • Sadly, the museum is partially closed for renovations. Only a few rooms were open. We did notice in a book describing the collection that the museum has a wonderful and varied collection. Check before...  read more »
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