Take in a performance by a world-renowned musician. Let a night at the theater capture your imagination. Explore a museum, discover a masterpiece. Find what inspires you.
Theater & Dance presents an ancient story with contemporary relevance about a woman unafraid to challenge the status quo.
In his college admission essay, published by Amherst Magazine in 2008, Romen Borsellino ’12 wrote about the death of his father and their shared love for Bob Dylan.
Artist Rico Gatson inaugurates Hall Walls, an annual project that gives artists and students the freedom to create an ephemeral artwork on the walls of the Mead Art Museum.
Art historian, curator and professor Kellie Jones has been awarded a MacArthur Foundation "genius grant" for bringing the work of critically important, but under-recognized, black artists into the canons of modern and contemporary art.
Through art, a professor is teaching his students to examine the concept of what it means to be human in the world today.
In a talk to 1,400 students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members, the National Book Award winner and MacArthur fellow reframed the American dream and said the mission of his life is confronting racism.
Our academic departments and programs provide educational and performance opportunities for students at all levels of experience and engage audiences of all ages through live concerts, theater & dance performances and community art classes.
Amherst is home three world-renowned museums—known around campus as the "Beneski," "Mead," and "Emily's house"—which annually welcome more than 70,000 visitors.
Our campus galleries display unique materials from the college archives, works by influential Russian artists, and contemporary art by student, faculty, alumni and visiting artists.