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Mead Art Museum

Amherst College, 41 Quadrangle Drive, Amherst, MA 01002
+1 413-542-2335
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Interesting, Quality small museum

Eclectic collection in a lovely small museum. Easy to spend 1-2 hours to view. Changing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
RSG-foodie
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Western MA
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I have visited the Mead Art Museum over three dozen times in the past 39 years and I have never... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Carmelo352
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Amherst, Massachusetts
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Amherst College, 41 Quadrangle Drive, Amherst, MA 01002
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eclectic collection in a lovely small museum. Easy to spend 1-2 hours to view. Changing collections. Recently renovated.

Thank RSG-foodie
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I have visited the Mead Art Museum over three dozen times in the past 39 years and I have never been disappointed. The art collection is outstanding and ever changing. The museum is located on the Amherst College Campus and I have often combined my...More

Thank Carmelo352
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Not a big museum by any stretch of imagination, but nice nonetheless. Small but interesting exhibitions, plus some nice works of art. Lots of information for the exhibits. I picked up a copy of the museum highlights - which is a bit pricey but contains...More

Thank ECWorld
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I was pleased by the variety of art this museum exhibits. There's also a lovely dark wood paneled room, late tudor? which has a nice feel to it. They seem to put on a variety of exhibits throughout the year.

Thank snowkatt
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Art Museums are generally not my thing...however I was really pleased I came here! There were a few pieces I was just mesmerized by. The men working here were also friendly, approachable and polite. There was major construction going on at the time of my...More

Thank Squeaks86
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I was quite surprised by how small the Mead is (compared to the Smith College Museum of Art over in Northampton). However, the Mead certainly has its pleasures, including interesting works across an impressive span of time, from Babylonian to contemporary. I was very impressed...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The collection is beautifully housed in a gallery on campus. The variety of the works (and the quality) make the visit a delight... something here for everyone and you can see the entire museum in less than an hour. Very easy to find your favorites...More

Thank RonL40
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The Mead is a teaching museum and thus exhibits across genres and periods from its deep collection. However, special exhibitions--often with speakers, opening receptions, etc.--focus on particular artists or themes or periods, curated with intelligence and imagination. The museum has been recently renovated providing new...More

Thank Carolyn A
Reviewed 15 April 2017

If you're in the area and you have some free time, this is a good place to wander and get some eye candy. And it's free!

Thank twokittyglassess
Reviewed 27 November 2016

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 hard to find, but a stroll around the campus...More

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