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

Fossil Art on Display at Pratt Museum - Jan. 19 to Apr. 1

January 9, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Art and science meet in the exhibit of Fossil Art, which opens on Friday, Jan. 19 at the Pratt Museum of Natural History at Amherst College, where it will be on display until April 1. The Pratt Museum is open to the public at no charge, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Filmmaker Maclean Brings “Jesus’ Son” to Amherst

March 16, 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 To Reopen March 3

January 25, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417

Abiodun Addresses Cross-Cultural Translation in New African Art Book

February 12, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.— In his preface to the groundbreaking and recently released A History of Art in Africa ($85, 544 pp., Prentice-Hall/Abrams, New York 2001), Professor Rowland Abiodun, John C. Newton Professor of Fine Arts and Black Studies at Amherst College, argues that the field of African art studies has been vexed by the problem of cross-cultural translation.

Emily Dickinson and Astronomy at Emily Dickinson Museum Sept. 7

August 26, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417

Contemporary Landscapes at Mead Art Museum at Amherst College Sept. 9 through Dec. 18

August 12, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417

Artist Joseph Ablow To Speak at Amherst College Oct. 2

September 22, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417