Hilltown Families


What will the Pioneer Valley look like 1,000 years from now? Artist Jonathon Keats and Amherst College’s Mead Art Museum are committed to finding out – with a Millennium camera, and an exhibit on the process of deep time photography. A 1,000 year community project that integrates art, citizen scientist, climate change, culture and history.

Mead Art Museum in Amherst, MA, is now offering monthly Family Fun Days, making museum-based learning not only more accessible for families with younger children, but a whole lot of fun too…

Informal learning environments like libraries and museums are important in preparing children for success in school and life. Why? Young brains are hardwired to learn informally! With community based educational resources like the new activity totes The Mead Art Museum at Amherst College offers families, parent can guide their child to excercise school-readiness skills in an informal and fun way!

Visit the Mead Art Museum and Rethink Your Assumptions About Japan. Older children, teens, and adults have the opportunity to cross the globe, right here in Western Massachusetts. Reinventing Tokyo: Japan’s Largest City in the Artistic Imagination, on view through December 30 at the Mead Art Museum in Amherst, is the first exhibition in the US to approach Tokyo through the lens of the city’s history of continual change and reinvention.  With… Read More

Mead Art Museum at Amherst College Presents Dance Into Art Pioneer Valley Community Celebration! Dance into art at the Mead Art Museum in Amherst!  The museum, which houses Amherst College’s art collection, is currently hosting a special exhibition featuring work from artists Robert Henri and Nick Cave, whose work explores the human form through examination of dance and movement as a form of cultural expression. The museum will host a family-friendly event… Read More

Mead Art Museum at Amherst College presents The Nature of Art Pioneer Valley Community Celebration On Saturday, April 30, 2011 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College will host a family-friendly event exploring the natural world through art, and celebrating images of nature in Amherst’s art collection. The fun-filled afternoon of activities for children and adults of all ages is free and open to the public…. Read More

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