Faultlines Music Festival to Feature Solo Concert by trumpeter Peter Evans Sept. 26

Sept. 2, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager

AMHERST, Mass. – The yearlong Amherst College Music festival Faultlines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century continues with a solo concert by New York trumpet virtuoso Peter Evans at 8pm in the Rotherwas Gallery of the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College on Saturday, Sept. 26. 


Emily Dickinson in a Day: Experience all 1,789 Poems in a Marathon Reading at the Emily Dickinson Museum Sept. 26

August 27, 2009
Contact: Donna Abelli
Development and Marketing Manager

AMHERST, Mass—On Saturday, Sept. 26, Emily Dickinson lovers of all ages are invited to join the Emily Dickinson Poetry Marathon, a daylong marathon reading of all 1,789 poems by Emily Dickinson.


Colloquium on the American Founding at Amherst College September 25 and 26

September 24, 2009

AMHERST, Mass. — On Friday and Saturday, September 25 and 26, the Committee for the American Founding hosted a colloquium at Amherst College featuring renowned figures Richard Epstein, James Parker Hall Professor of Law at the University of Chicago, and Glen Lewy, national chair of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and a member of Amherst’s Class of 1971.


Winners of Mead Art Museum/Fine Arts 2009 Summer Fellowships to Speak about their Experiences Sept. 29

September 17, 2009
Contact: Pamela Russell
Coordinator of College Programs
413/542 8229

AMHERST, Mass.—On Tuesday, Sept. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the MeadArt Museum’s William Green Study Room, four AmherstCollege students who received the college’s competitive Mead/Fine Arts Summer Fellowships for 2009 will present brief reports on their varied and rewarding experiences working at arts organizations this summer.