Intersection of Rte 9 & 116
P.O. Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002
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The Mead Art Museum, located on the beautiful Amherst College campus, holds an encyclopedic collection of more than 18,000 works of art, distinguished for its American and European old masters, English Baroque period room, ancient Assyrian carvings, West African sculpture, Japanese prints, and Mexican ceramics.
Selections from the Mead Art Museum's permanent collection are on view.
Also on view is the second installation of the special exhibition "Art for All: Additions to the Collection from Antiquity to Today," featuring a wide variety of works to appeal to every taste.
Admission is free, and the museum is fully accessible.
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