Sculptor Francis Cape To Discuss His Art at Amherst College April 29

April 9, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Francis Cape, sculptor and artist-residence at Amherst College, will give a talk called “Making Art in Fast Forward: From 1402 to 2002 in 27 ½ Years.” on Monday, April 29 at 4:15 p.m. in Room 115 in Fayerweather Hall at Amherst College. His talk will be free and open to the public.

Ellen Phelan To Discuss “Drawing into Painting” at Amherst College April 19

April 9, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Painter Ellen Phelan will give the annual Rapaport Lecture in Contemporary Art on Friday, April 19, at 4:30 p.m. in Pruyne Lecture Hall (Room 115) in Fayerweather Hall at Amherst College. Her talk, titled “Drawing into Painting,” will be free and open to the public.

Filmmaker Alison Maclean Brings "Jesus' Son" to Amherst March 28

March 13, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass. Director Alison Maclean will screen her 1999 film "Jesus' Son" and a 1989 short film "The Kitchen Sink" on Wednesday, March 28 at 4 p.m. in Stirn Auditorium at Amherst College. Maclean will speak and take questions from the audience after the films. The event is free and open to the public.

Mead Art Museum Reopens with Exhibit by Noted Photographer Emmet Gowin

February 16, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-4817

Art Student Bans Coffee At Amherst College To Highlight “War on Drugs”

May 9, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass. - Andrew Epstein, a senior art major at Amherst College, convinced the college administration and dining hall to "ban" the sale and distribution of coffee at Amherst College, as part of a performance piece created to encourage thinking about the war on drugs. Epstein will discuss his work with the public in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 10.

Fall 2007/Spring 2008 Course Catalog

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"Quicker Than A Wink:" Photographs of Harold Edgerton at Mead Art Museum at Amherst College Jan. 25 through Apr. 3

February 2, 2005Director of Media Relations

Mead Art Museum Reopens with Exhibit by Noted Photographer Emmet Gowin

February 15, 2001Director of Media Relations

Catherine G. Pfaffenroth To Study Art History in Austria on Fulbright Grant

April 23, 2001 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.— Catherine G. Pfaffenroth, a graduating senior at Amherst College, has been awarded a J. William Fulbright Fellowship for postgraduate study overseas. Pfaffenroth, daughter of Peter and Sara Pfaffenroth of Chester, N.J., will study the shifting boundaries between “fine art” and “crafts” in Vienna around 1900.

Amherst College Receives the Thomas P. Whitney ’37 Collection of Russian Art

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