Arts & Museums

At Amherst, you can be part of a vibrant arts community. From our art studios and classrooms to our exhibition and performance spaces, Amherst nurtures artistic expression in every medium.

ADMITTANCE RESTRICTED

Due to the evolving situation with COVID-19 and our efforts to keep our community as safe as possible, all Amherst College buildings are closed to visitors until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to welcoming you back as soon as we are able.


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Art & Activism

November 2, 2020

The Department of Art and the History of Art and the Program in Film and Media Studies hosted a conversation between photographer Jess Dugan and curator Mary Statzer. Dugan and Statzer that ranged from whether art can help during difficult times, the artistic process, and the collaboration between artist and curator.

Literary history exhibit

Literary Amherst

Amherst College is one of the world’s premier writing colleges. Learn about the Creative Writing Center, the annual LitFest, the award-winning magazine The Common, and more.

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