Mead Art Museum to Mark the Sixth Anniversary of the Looting of the Iraq Museum with Events April 14

March 26, 2009
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2551


AMHERST, Mass.—On Tuesday, April 14, at 4:30 p.m., Amherst College’s Mead Art Museum, in conjunction with SAFE/Saving Antiquities for Everyone and the ICAE/Iraqi Children’s Art Exchange, will participate in a global observance marking the sixth anniversary of the looting of the Iraq Museum in Baghdad.

Amherst College’s Faultlines Festival to Feature Concert and Performance Workshop by Raw Materials April 17

April 8, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass.— The yearlong Amherst College music festival Faultlines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century continues Friday, April 17, with a concert and performance workshop by Raw Materials, the critically acclaimed duo of pianist Vijay Iyer and saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa.

Amherst College Prof Luca Grillo to Speak on Assyrian Reliefs at the Mead Art Museum April 17

March 25, 2009
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2551


AMHERST, Mass.—On Friday, April 17, at noon in the Mead Art Museum, Luca Grillo, assistant professor of classics at Amherst College, will present a 10-minute talk on one of the Mead’s renowned group of Assyrian reliefs.

Amherst Symphony Orchestra to Conclude Season April 18 with Fantastic Finale

April 7, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst Symphony Orchestra presents its season’s Fantastic Finale on Saturday, April 18 at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College.

Joe Belmont and Friends to Perform Tribute Concert to Wes Montgomery at Amherst College April 19

April 7, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass.—Joe Belmont and his band of well-known local musicians will hold a concert paying tribute to the fellowship of Wes Montgomery on Sunday, April 19, at 7 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College.

Amherst College to Host Five College Undergraduate Anthropology Conference April 20

April 16, 2009               
 
AMHERST, Mass.—On Monday, April 20, from 5 to 10 p.m., Amherst College will host the annual Five College Undergraduate Anthropology conference in the Seeley G. Mudd Building on the school’s campus.

Amherst College Classics Students to Discuss Roman Artifacts at Mead Art Museum April 21

April 2, 2009
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2551


AMHERST, Mass.—On Tuesday, April 21, at 4:30 p.m., at the Mead Art Museum, Luca Grillo, professor of classics at Amherst College, and his students will present their research on a variety of ancient Roman objects in the Mead’s collection.

Amherst Prof Andaleeb Banta to Speak on German and Dutch Prints at Mead Art Museum April 23

April 10, 2009
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2551

AMHERST, Mass.—On Thursday, April 23, at 4:30 p.m., Andaleeb Banta, visiting assistant professor of the history of art at Amherst College, will present a lecture titled “Meisterstiche as Masterpieces: The Prints of Albrecht Dürer, Lucas van Leyden and Hendrick Goltzius at the Mead” at the Mead Art Museum.

Amherst College Glee Club to Present Annual Concert of Senior Favorites April 25

April 20, 2009
Contact: Sara Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Men’s Glee Club will present its annual Senior Concert on Saturday, April 25, at 5 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College.

Amherst College Senior David Marenberg to Present California Symphony, Thesis in Music Composition, in April 26 Concert

April 14, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst College senior David Marenberg will present California Symphony, his senior thesis in music composition on Sunday, April 26, at 7 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center on the school’s campus. The concert is free open to the public.

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