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

The Arts at Amherst Initiative is a collaboration between the Mead Art Museum, and the Departments of Art and the History of Art, Music, and Theater and Dance.

Vision Statement

To inspire a culture of arts participation at Amherst College in which everyone may celebrate, collaborate, and learn.

Mission Statement

The Arts at Amherst Initiative fosters participation in the arts at Amherst College by supporting collaboration across disciplines, facilitating conversations about the arts within the context of the liberal arts mission, and hosting leading artists from around the world.

Connect with Us

Students, faculty, staff and community members interested in the arts on campus are encouraged to: