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The fourth annual Arts at Amherst Spring Festival features a variety of special events that bring together faculty and students, local and visiting artists, musicians, performers, filmmakers and audiences in a celebration of collaboration and discovery. 

The schedule is available below. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Questions? Contact Rob Croll: arts@amherst.edu


Wednesday, March 22–Saturday, April 8, 2017

Senior Music Performance Thesis: “Album for Friends” by Eugene Lee '17, solo piano
Wednesday, March 22, 5 p.m.
Arms Music Center, Buckley Recital Hall

Theater Conference, “Reimagining the Greeks: Contemporary and Cross-cultural Approaches to Greek Tragedy”
Thursday, March 23–Saturday, March 25, various times
Kirby Theater
Free, registration recommended: amherst.edu/go/reimaginingthegreeks

Music at Amherst Chamber Series: Paul Lewis, piano
Friday, March 24, 8 p.m.
Arms Music Center, Buckley Recital Hall
Tickets required: amherst.universitytickets.com

Faculty Showcase and Reception
Friday, March 31, 6:30 p.m.
Mead Art Museum

Music at Amherst Chamber & Parallels Series: Quicksilver Baroque
Saturday, April 1, 7 p.m.
Arms Music Center, Buckley Recital Hall
Free, tickets required: amherst.universitytickets.com

Music at Amherst Parallels Series: Boston Modern Orchestra Project
Sunday, April 2, 3 p.m.
Arms Music Center, Buckley Recital Hall
Tickets required: amherst.universitytickets.com

Artist Talk by Kota Ezawa: Gardner Museum Revisited
Wednesday, April 5, 6 p.m.
Mead Art Museum

Five College Multicultural Theater presents Word! Festival
Wednesday, April 5, 7:30 p.m.
Kirby Theater

Visible and Invisible: Lauren Horn’s Senior Thesis
Thursday, April 6–Saturday, April 8, 8 p.m.
Holden Experimental Theater
Free, reservations recommended: 413-542-2277 

Music at Amherst Parallels Series: DakhaBrakha
Friday, April 7, 8 p.m.
Arms Music Center, Buckley Recital Hall
Tickets required: amherst.universitytickets.com

Student Arts Party
Saturday, April 8, 8 p.m.
The Powerhouse


The Arts at Amherst Spring Festival is organized by 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.