Join us for a series of conversations and close-looking sessions designed to help visitors gain focus and clarity through extended looking at art. We’ll provide tips and techniques to help you hone your observational acumen and deepen concentration at this series of morning programs. Tea will be served. This event is presented in collaboration with Amherst College Human Resources, and is free and open to all.
Friday, March 1, 2019 | 10–11 a.m.
Close-looking led by Mead head of education and Mellon Curator of Academic Programs Emily Potter-Ndiaye with guided reflection by Stephen Butler.
Friday, March 8, 2019 | 10–11 a.m.
Meditation and mindfulness led by Molly Kitchen with guided reflection by Stephen Butler.
Friday, March 22, 2019 | 10–11 a.m.
Guided looking with Amherst College artist-in-residence Macon Reed with guided reflection by Stephen Butler.
Want to make your research process more organized and efficient? Attend a one-hour tutorial to get started with Zotero! Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free application that helps you collect, manage, and cite your sources. It's available in all computer labs on campus and you can download it on your personal computer for free. If you're interested but can't make it to the workshop, click on the more information link below to see the full workshop schedule or to make an individual appointment.
We invite staff and faculty to join the Latinx Colleague Resource Group for a meet & greet with our college’s Latinx community! We’ve set our first meeting for those who identify as Latinx and their allies to come for an open discussion and share ideas and goals for the group. The group will meet in Terrace Room A, Valentine Hall. Lunch will be provided, please sign in at the checker station, grab your lunch and join our first gathering!
Visit the Mezzanine Gallery in Frost Library to view "Between the Imagined and Seen: The Hand Pulled Prints of Betsey Garand and Microscope Images of Caroline Goutte," on exhibit from March 4 - August 30. This exhibition is sponsored by the Arts at Amherst Initiative
Opening reception will be held on Tuesday, March 19 from 4:30 – 6 p.m in the Center for Humanistic Inquiry (Frost Library, 2nd Floor).
Professor Caroline Goutte is Chair of the Biology Department and a member of the Program in Biochemistry and Biophysics at Amherst College. Betsey Garand is Senior Resident Artist in the Department of Art and the History of Art at Amherst College.