The Mead, nestled into the main quad, is open till midnight on school nights.
Amherst's dynamic arts programs & museums host 300+ events each year and give you endless opportunities to interact with the arts on campus:
- Our academic departments offer educational and performance opportunities for students and present live performances for audiences of all ages year-round.
- Three world-class museums—known around campus as "the Mead," "the Beneski" and "Emily's house"—together welcome more than 60,000 visitors each year.
- Amherst's award-winning literary magazine is second to none, upholding Amherst's enviable literary history by publishing literature and art from around the world.