4 photos put together, of Mead Art Museum from the quad, a student dancer, the Arms with "Concert Tonight" sign, and a student 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 a Spring Arts Festival each year. Students, faculty, staff and community members interested in the arts on campus are encouraged to: