Event Calendar

Today - Thu, Jul 30, 2015

Amherst College CLAD Lab

Research Opportunity with the Child Learning and Development Lab!

Merrill Science Center, 309, Child Learning and Development Lab

Do you have a child between 0 and 10 years of age? Carrie Palmquist, assistant professor of psychology at Amherst College, is conducting a series of studies at the Child Learning and Development Lab that investigate how children learn from others and about the world around them. Participation in a study takes no more than 30 minutes. If you are interested in participating, contact the CLAD Lab at 413-542-5652, email cladlab@amherst.edu, or visit bitly.com/cladlab to learn more and register your family!

Emily Dickinson Project

The Emily Dickinson Project

Multiple possibilities of Emily Dickinson, each character a variation of the unique voice that makes up the single persona of the poet, form the basis of The Emily Dickinson Project, an immersive, site-specific play that traces the moments of Dickinson's life through a journey from her gardens through her home.

A co-production of TheatreTruck, a recently launched theatre collaborative in the Pioneer Valley, and The Emily Dickinson Museum, The Emily Dickinson Project opens on July 15 and plays through August 2. Performances are held Wednesday through Sunday at 8 p.m., and audiences are limited to 15 per night. It premiered at The Emily Dickinson Museum in summer 2014, selling out all of the performances and boosting interest in a return engagement.

Tickets are available for reservation and will also be available at the door. Reserve spots early; only 15 audience-members per night. For detailed rates and to reserve your spot, please visit www.thetheatretruck.com/tickets

Tomorrow - Fri, Jul 31, 2015

Amherst College CLAD Lab

Research Opportunity with the Child Learning and Development Lab!

Merrill Science Center, 309, Child Learning and Development Lab

Do you have a child between 0 and 10 years of age? Carrie Palmquist, assistant professor of psychology at Amherst College, is conducting a series of studies at the Child Learning and Development Lab that investigate how children learn from others and about the world around them. Participation in a study takes no more than 30 minutes. If you are interested in participating, contact the CLAD Lab at 413-542-5652, email cladlab@amherst.edu, or visit bitly.com/cladlab to learn more and register your family!

Buckley Chamber Players' Joel Pitchon, violin

Buckley Chamber Players Performance

Violinist Joel Pitchon (Smith), violist Ronald Carbone, cellist Volcy Pelletier (Smith) and pianist Alissa Leiser (Amherst) perform piano quartets by C.P.E. Bach, Robert Schumann and Gabriel Fauré. The performance is free and open to the public.

Emily Dickinson Project

The Emily Dickinson Project

Multiple possibilities of Emily Dickinson, each character a variation of the unique voice that makes up the single persona of the poet, form the basis of The Emily Dickinson Project, an immersive, site-specific play that traces the moments of Dickinson's life through a journey from her gardens through her home.

A co-production of TheatreTruck, a recently launched theatre collaborative in the Pioneer Valley, and The Emily Dickinson Museum, The Emily Dickinson Project opens on July 15 and plays through August 2. Performances are held Wednesday through Sunday at 8 p.m., and audiences are limited to 15 per night. It premiered at The Emily Dickinson Museum in summer 2014, selling out all of the performances and boosting interest in a return engagement.

Tickets are available for reservation and will also be available at the door. Reserve spots early; only 15 audience-members per night. For detailed rates and to reserve your spot, please visit www.thetheatretruck.com/tickets

Sat, Aug 1, 2015

Amherst College CLAD Lab

Research Opportunity with the Child Learning and Development Lab!

Merrill Science Center, 309, Child Learning and Development Lab

Do you have a child between 0 and 10 years of age? Carrie Palmquist, assistant professor of psychology at Amherst College, is conducting a series of studies at the Child Learning and Development Lab that investigate how children learn from others and about the world around them. Participation in a study takes no more than 30 minutes. If you are interested in participating, contact the CLAD Lab at 413-542-5652, email cladlab@amherst.edu, or visit bitly.com/cladlab to learn more and register your family!

Emily Dickinson Project

The Emily Dickinson Project

Multiple possibilities of Emily Dickinson, each character a variation of the unique voice that makes up the single persona of the poet, form the basis of The Emily Dickinson Project, an immersive, site-specific play that traces the moments of Dickinson's life through a journey from her gardens through her home.

A co-production of TheatreTruck, a recently launched theatre collaborative in the Pioneer Valley, and The Emily Dickinson Museum, The Emily Dickinson Project opens on July 15 and plays through August 2. Performances are held Wednesday through Sunday at 8 p.m., and audiences are limited to 15 per night. It premiered at The Emily Dickinson Museum in summer 2014, selling out all of the performances and boosting interest in a return engagement.

Tickets are available for reservation and will also be available at the door. Reserve spots early; only 15 audience-members per night. For detailed rates and to reserve your spot, please visit www.thetheatretruck.com/tickets

Wilder Observatory

Observatory Public Viewing

The Wilder Observatory on Snell Street is free and open to all, starting at 9 p.m. every Saturday from April through October, with the telescope being used on clear evenings. See (if they're in the sky at the time) the moon, planets, asteroids, comets, multiple stars, star clusters, nebulae, galaxies and more through the large, world-class refractor telescope. Students, faculty, staff, community members, family and friends are welcome. Weekend programs are provided in partnership with the Astronomy Association and Tom Whitney (tom@astronomyassociation.org).

Sun, Aug 2, 2015

Amherst College CLAD Lab

Research Opportunity with the Child Learning and Development Lab!

Merrill Science Center, 309, Child Learning and Development Lab

Do you have a child between 0 and 10 years of age? Carrie Palmquist, assistant professor of psychology at Amherst College, is conducting a series of studies at the Child Learning and Development Lab that investigate how children learn from others and about the world around them. Participation in a study takes no more than 30 minutes. If you are interested in participating, contact the CLAD Lab at 413-542-5652, email cladlab@amherst.edu, or visit bitly.com/cladlab to learn more and register your family!

Emily Dickinson Project

The Emily Dickinson Project

Multiple possibilities of Emily Dickinson, each character a variation of the unique voice that makes up the single persona of the poet, form the basis of The Emily Dickinson Project, an immersive, site-specific play that traces the moments of Dickinson's life through a journey from her gardens through her home.

A co-production of TheatreTruck, a recently launched theatre collaborative in the Pioneer Valley, and The Emily Dickinson Museum, The Emily Dickinson Project opens on July 15 and plays through August 2. Performances are held Wednesday through Sunday at 8 p.m., and audiences are limited to 15 per night. It premiered at The Emily Dickinson Museum in summer 2014, selling out all of the performances and boosting interest in a return engagement.

Tickets are available for reservation and will also be available at the door. Reserve spots early; only 15 audience-members per night. For detailed rates and to reserve your spot, please visit www.thetheatretruck.com/tickets

Mon, Aug 3, 2015

Amherst College CLAD Lab

Research Opportunity with the Child Learning and Development Lab!

Merrill Science Center, 309, Child Learning and Development Lab

Do you have a child between 0 and 10 years of age? Carrie Palmquist, assistant professor of psychology at Amherst College, is conducting a series of studies at the Child Learning and Development Lab that investigate how children learn from others and about the world around them. Participation in a study takes no more than 30 minutes. If you are interested in participating, contact the CLAD Lab at 413-542-5652, email cladlab@amherst.edu, or visit bitly.com/cladlab to learn more and register your family!

Tue, Aug 4, 2015

Amherst College CLAD Lab

Research Opportunity with the Child Learning and Development Lab!

Merrill Science Center, 309, Child Learning and Development Lab

Do you have a child between 0 and 10 years of age? Carrie Palmquist, assistant professor of psychology at Amherst College, is conducting a series of studies at the Child Learning and Development Lab that investigate how children learn from others and about the world around them. Participation in a study takes no more than 30 minutes. If you are interested in participating, contact the CLAD Lab at 413-542-5652, email cladlab@amherst.edu, or visit bitly.com/cladlab to learn more and register your family!

Wed, Aug 5, 2015

Amherst College CLAD Lab

Research Opportunity with the Child Learning and Development Lab!

Merrill Science Center, 309, Child Learning and Development Lab

Do you have a child between 0 and 10 years of age? Carrie Palmquist, assistant professor of psychology at Amherst College, is conducting a series of studies at the Child Learning and Development Lab that investigate how children learn from others and about the world around them. Participation in a study takes no more than 30 minutes. If you are interested in participating, contact the CLAD Lab at 413-542-5652, email cladlab@amherst.edu, or visit bitly.com/cladlab to learn more and register your family!

Thu, Aug 6, 2015

Amherst College CLAD Lab

Research Opportunity with the Child Learning and Development Lab!

Merrill Science Center, 309, Child Learning and Development Lab

Do you have a child between 0 and 10 years of age? Carrie Palmquist, assistant professor of psychology at Amherst College, is conducting a series of studies at the Child Learning and Development Lab that investigate how children learn from others and about the world around them. Participation in a study takes no more than 30 minutes. If you are interested in participating, contact the CLAD Lab at 413-542-5652, email cladlab@amherst.edu, or visit bitly.com/cladlab to learn more and register your family!

Detail from Leonardo Coccorante's painting "The Storm" (ca. 1730), showing dark clouds, turbulent seawater and a ship

"It's Cool at the Mead" Gallery Talk

Shipwrecks in Early Modern European Art, with Keely Sarr, assistant museum educator

"It's Cool at the Mead" gallery talks will be held every other week on Thursdays at 11 a.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m., beginning Thursday, June 11, through Sunday, Aug. 23.

Fri, Aug 7, 2015

Amherst College CLAD Lab

Research Opportunity with the Child Learning and Development Lab!

Merrill Science Center, 309, Child Learning and Development Lab

Do you have a child between 0 and 10 years of age? Carrie Palmquist, assistant professor of psychology at Amherst College, is conducting a series of studies at the Child Learning and Development Lab that investigate how children learn from others and about the world around them. Participation in a study takes no more than 30 minutes. If you are interested in participating, contact the CLAD Lab at 413-542-5652, email cladlab@amherst.edu, or visit bitly.com/cladlab to learn more and register your family!

Sat, Aug 8, 2015

Amherst College CLAD Lab

Research Opportunity with the Child Learning and Development Lab!

Merrill Science Center, 309, Child Learning and Development Lab

Do you have a child between 0 and 10 years of age? Carrie Palmquist, assistant professor of psychology at Amherst College, is conducting a series of studies at the Child Learning and Development Lab that investigate how children learn from others and about the world around them. Participation in a study takes no more than 30 minutes. If you are interested in participating, contact the CLAD Lab at 413-542-5652, email cladlab@amherst.edu, or visit bitly.com/cladlab to learn more and register your family!

Wilder Observatory

Observatory Public Viewing

The Wilder Observatory on Snell Street is free and open to all, starting at 9 p.m. every Saturday from April through October, with the telescope being used on clear evenings. See (if they're in the sky at the time) the moon, planets, asteroids, comets, multiple stars, star clusters, nebulae, galaxies and more through the large, world-class refractor telescope. Students, faculty, staff, community members, family and friends are welcome. Weekend programs are provided in partnership with the Astronomy Association and Tom Whitney (tom@astronomyassociation.org).

Sun, Aug 9, 2015

Amherst College CLAD Lab

Research Opportunity with the Child Learning and Development Lab!

Merrill Science Center, 309, Child Learning and Development Lab

Do you have a child between 0 and 10 years of age? Carrie Palmquist, assistant professor of psychology at Amherst College, is conducting a series of studies at the Child Learning and Development Lab that investigate how children learn from others and about the world around them. Participation in a study takes no more than 30 minutes. If you are interested in participating, contact the CLAD Lab at 413-542-5652, email cladlab@amherst.edu, or visit bitly.com/cladlab to learn more and register your family!

Cylindrical Japanese timekeeping device

"It's Cool at the Mead" Gallery Talk

Made to Measure: Asian Devices for Marking Time and Lines, with Bradley Bailey, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter postdoctoral curatorial fellow in Japanese prints

"It's Cool at the Mead" gallery talks will be held every other week on Thursdays at 11 a.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m., beginning Thursday, June 11, through Sunday, Aug. 23.

Mon, Aug 10, 2015

Amherst College CLAD Lab

Research Opportunity with the Child Learning and Development Lab!

Merrill Science Center, 309, Child Learning and Development Lab

Do you have a child between 0 and 10 years of age? Carrie Palmquist, assistant professor of psychology at Amherst College, is conducting a series of studies at the Child Learning and Development Lab that investigate how children learn from others and about the world around them. Participation in a study takes no more than 30 minutes. If you are interested in participating, contact the CLAD Lab at 413-542-5652, email cladlab@amherst.edu, or visit bitly.com/cladlab to learn more and register your family!

Tue, Aug 11, 2015

Amherst College CLAD Lab

Research Opportunity with the Child Learning and Development Lab!

Merrill Science Center, 309, Child Learning and Development Lab

Do you have a child between 0 and 10 years of age? Carrie Palmquist, assistant professor of psychology at Amherst College, is conducting a series of studies at the Child Learning and Development Lab that investigate how children learn from others and about the world around them. Participation in a study takes no more than 30 minutes. If you are interested in participating, contact the CLAD Lab at 413-542-5652, email cladlab@amherst.edu, or visit bitly.com/cladlab to learn more and register your family!

Wed, Aug 12, 2015

Amherst College CLAD Lab

Research Opportunity with the Child Learning and Development Lab!

Merrill Science Center, 309, Child Learning and Development Lab

Do you have a child between 0 and 10 years of age? Carrie Palmquist, assistant professor of psychology at Amherst College, is conducting a series of studies at the Child Learning and Development Lab that investigate how children learn from others and about the world around them. Participation in a study takes no more than 30 minutes. If you are interested in participating, contact the CLAD Lab at 413-542-5652, email cladlab@amherst.edu, or visit bitly.com/cladlab to learn more and register your family!

Thu, Aug 13, 2015

Amherst College CLAD Lab

Research Opportunity with the Child Learning and Development Lab!

Merrill Science Center, 309, Child Learning and Development Lab

Do you have a child between 0 and 10 years of age? Carrie Palmquist, assistant professor of psychology at Amherst College, is conducting a series of studies at the Child Learning and Development Lab that investigate how children learn from others and about the world around them. Participation in a study takes no more than 30 minutes. If you are interested in participating, contact the CLAD Lab at 413-542-5652, email cladlab@amherst.edu, or visit bitly.com/cladlab to learn more and register your family!

Ongoing Events

Peer Relationships Lab

Seeking Adolescents Boys for Psychology Study on Social Relationships

We are recruiting adolescent boys ages 13-16 for a research study conducted by Professor Julia McQuade. Participating adolescents and their parent will complete a 45 minute assessment at Amherst College that includes an interview and completion of measures assessing social experiences. $30 compensation is provided!

For more information, contact the Peer Relationships Lab at (413) 542-5619 or email peerstudy@amherst.edu. We are scheduling study visits all summer!