4 photos: Mead from distance, dancer with arms spread gracefully, Concert Tonight sign at music building, splatter painting

The Arts at Amherst Initiative—a faculty collaboration between the Mead Art Museum and Amherst’s Departments of Art and the History of Art, Music and Theater & Dance—works to promote the arts on campus, and to the broader community.

Among other activities, the Arts at Amherst Initiative organizes an Arts Festival each year. Students, faculty, staff and community members interested in the arts on campus are encouraged to: