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While the collection was surprisingly small and didn’t seem to have a lot of depth or breadth, the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Eastlight108
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Peterborough, New Hampshire
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Mead Museum at Amherst

Small but interesting collection of American art including some contemporary art. The town of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Frances S
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

This museum is small, but like so many college art museums they have some excellent works available for viewing. It is not that easy to find. If you see a large stone church steeple, then just look behind it. The church is gone, but the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While the collection was surprisingly small and didn’t seem to have a lot of depth or breadth, the pieces were very well curated to get the most interest out of them.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small but interesting collection of American art including some contemporary art. The town of Amherst is very attractive, as is the college campus.

Thank Frances S
Reviewed August 4, 2018

As others have indicated, you need to find the steeple on the far side of the quad when entering the quad. Some of the museum was closed due to exhibition installation. We did get to see an exhibit of women in art. One of my...More

2  Thank Kim B
Reviewed April 16, 2018

This museum is small, but like so many college art museums they have some excellent works available for viewing. It is not that easy to find. If you see a large stone church steeple, then just look behind it. The church is gone, but the...More

3  Thank Robert S
Reviewed February 23, 2018

The first challenges are to find it, in the College grounds but not particularly prominently marked (look for an old church spire) and get somewhere to park within half a mile. Once inside you will get a friendly welcome and the opportunity to wander round...More

2  Thank Highlander022
Reviewed October 22, 2017

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

1  Thank RSG-foodie
Reviewed October 2, 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

2  Thank Carmelo352
Reviewed September 13, 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

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Reviewed September 7, 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.

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Reviewed September 3, 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

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