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.
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.
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!