New Amherst Art Walk to Kick off Downtown May 4

May 2, 2006 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst museums, galleries, shops and restaurants will be opening their doors to the Amherst Art Walk, formerly known as Amherst Gallery Walk,from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 4. The Amherst Art Walk is funded by The Valley Advocate, Promoting Downtown Amherst, Mead Art Museum, Fiber Art Center, The Fine Arts Center, Tiger Press and Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce.

Amherst College Football Team Huddles for Habitat for Humanity

January 22, 2007 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Members of the Amherst College football team are putting their shoulders into a different kind of workout this week: building a Habitat for Humanity home. The student athletes and their coaches will be spending their days, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., working at the Stanley Street site this week.