Amherst College Press Publishes Who Am I in This Picture?: Amherst College Portraits

June 17, 2009               

AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst College Press has published a new, vivid, 96-page book titled Who Am I in This Picture?: Amherst College Portraits ($25, 2009). The publication documents a large-scale experiment in collaborative art at Amherst College.

Video: Mead exhibit and accompanying catalogue celebrate 20th-century American artist Josef Albers

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On view at the Mead Art Museum through Jan. 3, Intersecting Colors: Josef Albers and His Contemporaries celebrates the juncture of art and science in the work of 20th-century American artist, teacher and color practitioner Josef Albers. Watch the video to see footage from the exhibit and peek inside pages of the accompanying catalogue, available now from Amherst College Press.

The Best of 2013, Amherst Edition

January 2, 2014

Now that 2014 is upon us, the members of the college’s Public Affairs staff decided to take a page from many newspapers, magazines and websites and look back at the year that was at Amherst. Here are some of our favorite stories from 2013.

Amherst College Press Names Founding Director

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December 6, 2013

New Amherst College Press Director Mark D. W. Edington

The Amherst College Press (ACP), a pathbreaking initiative for open-access scholarly publishing in the humanities, will be led by Mark D. W. Edington, Amherst College announced today.

Librarians Will Lead the Revolution

Amherst College to launch first open-access, digital academic press devoted to the liberal arts

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst College is launching a new digital publishing venture that will offer peer-reviewed books written by leading scholars in the humanities and the social sciences that are then carefully edited and made available for free online.

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Mead Art Museum Publishes Book on Development of the Mead Collection for’s Kindle e-Reader

June 4, 2010

AMHERST, Mass.— The Mead Art Museum at Amherst College has published its first e-book, The Development of the Art Collection of Amherst College, 1871-1971 (Kindle Edition), for the Kindle e-reader.