The Powerhouse at Amherst College

Welcome to the Powerhouse! The Powerhouse’s greatest feature is its versitility. Ideally suited for nightlife events, featuring live student and professionally contracted performances, this pioneering venue enhances the campus's social culture—providing a safe and fun environment for all students. The Powerhouse also serves the greater Amherst College community as a venue for club meetings, movie screenings, art exhibits, panel discussions, pub nights, outdoor picnics, and much more.

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Reserve the Powerhouse via Virtual EMS

The Powerhouse is located on East Drive, on the eastern edge of campus.

Please note that the Powerhouse is not available for outside rental during the academic year.