Event Calendar

January 2019

Fri, Jan 18, 2019

Students visiting the studio of artist William Villalongo

"Collecting 101": Public Vote!

You’re invited to cast your vote for which work of art the Mead Art Museum should acquire. Listen to presentations from students enrolled in the Interterm class “Collecting 101: Acquiring Art for the Mead” and choose your favorite. The Mead will purchase whichever artwork wins the popular vote. Please join us!

This program is made possible by the Trinkett Clark Memorial Acquisition Fund and the Center for Community Engagement.  

Tue, Jan 22, 2019

Dr. Shakti Butler, Film Director

MLK Symposium Keynote Speaker: Dr. Shakti Butler

Dr. Shakti Butler, film director with World Trust Educational Services, will be speaking on "Irresistible Justice" as part of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium. Dr. Butler is the founder and president of World Trust Educational Services. She has produced four documentaries which have become the core of the World Trust's teachings. Dr. Butler's "work incorporates whole-body learning through stories, art, movement and dialogue."

This is the first visit Dr. Butler will make to Amherst College. The second will include a showing of "Healing Justice: Cultivating a World of Belonging" along with workshops for faculty, staff and students. The event is free and open to the public.

Wed, Jan 23, 2019

Wall Street Journal Wednesdays

Please join Stephanie Hockman, Loeb Center program director for careers in business and finance, for a weekly informal discussion on any of your favorite Wall Street Journal articles. This informal lunch group will meet every Wednesday from noon – 1 p.m. in Terrace Room B on the lower level of Valentine Hall. Grab some lunch and join the discussion!

Fri, Jan 25, 2019

Flyer for Public Reading of Poetry, Prose and Drama

Creative Writing Residency - Interterm 2019 Public Reading

Amherst College Creative Writing Residency Interterm 2019 Public Reading. Come and listen to new and exciting work by Amherst College creative writers! Dumplings and donuts will be served.

Sat, Jan 26, 2019

Icon for the ice hockey team

Women's Ice Hockey Women's Ice Hockey: Pink in the Rink!

Come watch Amherst Women's Ice Hockey take on Williams College and help raise funds for the Cancer Connection of Northampton, Mass. The Cancer Connection offers services, resources and support to community members affected by cancer. Our goal is to raise as much money and awareness as we can. We will have a raffle, bake sale, chuck-a-duck contest and more. Admission is free, and we hope to see you there!

Wed, Jan 30, 2019

Wall Street Journal Wednesdays

Please join Stephanie Hockman, Loeb Center program director for careers in business and finance, for a weekly informal discussion on any of your favorite Wall Street Journal articles. This informal lunch group will meet every Wednesday from noon – 1 p.m. in Terrace Room B on the lower level of Valentine Hall. Grab some lunch and join the discussion!