Art Department Events

Most departmental events take place in the Eli Marsh Gallery (105 Fayerweather Hall) or Pruyne Lecture Hall (115 Fayerweather). Check this calendar often for updates—events are added and edited frequently. For additional arts events on campus, see what’s happening at the Mead.

Mon, Feb 4, 2019

Studio Art Faculty Exhibition

until Mar 1 Fayerweather Hall, 105 - Eli Marsh Gallery

Details TBA. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, and noon - 4 p.m. Sundays. Closed Saturdays. This exhibition will close at noon on Friday, March 1.

Thu, Feb 7, 2019

Mon, Mar 18, 2019

Exhibition by Artist-In-Residence Macon Reed

until Apr 12 Fayerweather Hall, 105 - Eli Marsh Gallery

Details TBA. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, and noon - 4 p.m. Sundays. Closed Saturdays. This exhibition will close at noon on Friday, April 12.

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

Mon, Apr 22, 2019

Studio Honors Senior Thesis Exhibition

until May 26 Fayerweather Hall, 105 - Eli Marsh Gallery

Details TBA. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, and noon - 4 p.m. Sundays. Closed Saturdays. Special Hours for Commencement Weekend: Open Saturday and Sunday, May 25 an 26 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Ongoing Events

Photograph by Yoko Asakai

Yoko Akasai: 7 days and other pieces, on view in the Eli Marsh Gallery Oct. 29–Nov. 30

until Nov 30 Fayerweather Hall, 105 - Eli Marsh Gallery

An exhibition of works by Yoko Asakai, a Japanese artist who works in photography.

Art Department News

A Life and Career Celebrating Artists of Color

Kellie Jones '81 and a group of students

With Kellie Jones ’81

In a recent talk on campus, MacArthur Fellow Kellie Jones ’81 connected her Amherst experience to her career as an art historian and curator, offering some advice to current students along the way.

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 Curated By Thieves

In an interview with Assistant Professor of Art and the History of Art Niko Vicario, artist Kota Ezawa talks about how an FBI database sparked his interest in the still unsolved Gardner Museum art heist of 1990 and led him to recreate 13 lost artworks. (Read more)

Women, Art and Wikipedia

Students in Professor Nicola Courtright’s course “Women and Art in Early Modern Europe” joined an international initiative to bridge the gap between academia and Wikipedia, highlighting women in the arts along the way. (Read more)