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The Folger Shakespeare Library

Visit the Folger’s website to learn about the Shakespeare collection, exhibitions, programs, and more.

Concerts, Performances & Screenings

Black Box Theater production

Film and Media Studies

See events and sign up for a news brief from the Film and Media Studies department.

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See the music calendar and join the Amherst College Concert Office email list to get the latest news. Or catch some jazz at Schwemm’s coffee house on campus. See performances and find opportunities to participate.

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Theater & Dance

Check out the latest Theater & Dance happenings, including announcements of performances and auditions.

Arts Majors

Amherst Students in the Arts

Dance and Step at Amherst College

Amherst students performing a dance piece titled Rich B!tch Antics.

Latest Performance

Dance and Step at Amherst College (DASAC) is a student dance troupe that explores styles of dance rooted in Black American culture and the larger Black Diaspora. See photos of the “DASAC Fall 2022 Showcase: The A-List” performance.

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Art & Art History Senior Theses

See studio art and more by seniors majoring in Art & the History of Art.

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Black Art Matters

The annual Black Lives Matter (BAM) festival features Amherst College students’ performances, literary works, and visual art. 

Featured Event Slideshow

Jason Moran playing the piano during a concert.

Jason Moran Concert

In September 2022, pianist and composer Jason Moran visited classes and conducted craft classes in the music department, and performed the concert, James Reese Europe and the Harlem Hellfighters: The Absence of Ruin.