Visit the Folger’s website to learn about the Shakespeare collection, exhibitions, programs, and more.
See events and sign up for a news brief from the Film and Media Studies department.
Check out the latest Theater & Dance happenings, including announcements of performances and auditions.
The Jazz Ensemble gives a minimum of three performances each semester. Membership is possible for those who perform on traditional jazz instrumentation (saxophones, brass, piano, guitar, bass, drums, vibes) and vocalists.
Sound Art: This course explores sound as a medium of art-making with a rich history and radical potential within contemporary culture.
The course will serve as a collaborative community of learners, coming together to restore and preserve the stories of Black theater pioneers in American history.
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.slideshow
See studio art and more by seniors majoring in Art & the History of Art.
The annual Black Lives Matter (BAM) festival features Amherst College students’ performances, literary works, and visual art.
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.
Hosting leading artists from around the world, the Arts at Amherst Initiative inspires a culture of arts participation and cross-disciplinary partnership at Amherst College.