Events

Helen Oyeyemi

The award-winning author of Mr. Fox appears March 5 with her new novel Boy, Snow, Bird, a retelling of Snow White set in 1950s New England.

February 24, 2014 - 09:15
crocuses at the 2013 spring flower show

Sample spring early at the annual flower show. Talcott Greenhouse will be filled with the colorful, fragrant blossoms of more than 2,500 flowers.

February 21, 2014 - 09:45
a singer in The Big Broadcast

On March 9, Big Band, Vocal Jazz, and Chamber Jazz Ensembles perform well-known swing era tunes in this 1940s-radio-show-style presentation.

February 20, 2014 - 09:30
Dacia Maraini. Photo by G. M. Ireneo Alessi

Dacia Maraini discusses her new book, about Chiara (Clare) of Assisi, who defied her family and society’s expectations to follow St. Francis.

February 18, 2014 - 10:00
Garrison Keillor

In observance of New England Public Radio's 50th anniversary, Mount Holyoke will host An Evening with Garrison Keillor on Sunday, April 6.

February 17, 2014 - 12:00
keynote speaker Juan Mendez

Leaders from around the world will gather February 28 to March 1 for the conference Justice and Imagination: Building Peace in Post-Conflict Societies.

February 12, 2014 - 14:15
Professor David Sanford. Photo by Tony Rinaldo

On February 21, the MHC Symphony Orchestra will debut a composition by MHC’s David Sanford, plus pieces reflecting his musical influences.

February 12, 2014 - 09:15
Jennie Ochterski ’15

Jennie Ochterski ’15 curated the Archives exhibition "Persistence and Existence” for the College Archives to raise awareness of queer campus culture.

February 7, 2014 - 14:15
Black "Rosie the Riveter" for Black History Month 2014

Lots of events are planned for Black History Month, including a cultural show, lectures, panel discussions, a photo display, and a hip-hop workout.

February 4, 2014 - 09:45
Sister Simone Campbell

Religious leader and social justice activist Sister Simone Campbell will speak about her work when she visits Mount Holyoke Monday, February 3.

January 29, 2014 - 14:15
Meghan McCain

The award-winning blogger and author speaks out February 27 on the importance of challenging critics and standing up for personal values and beliefs.

January 29, 2014 - 10:45
Singer Mary Lambert

Up-and-coming Seattle singer-songwriter Mary Lambert, best known for the double-platinum song “Same Love,” will perform at MHC February 16.

January 28, 2014 - 09:00
Detail of "New World Map" by El Anatsui

This new Art Museum exhibition features shimmering curtains of color—sculptures made by acclaimed artist El Anatsui from recycled liquor bottle tops.

January 22, 2014 - 08:30
Author Eve Ensler (detail)

The best-selling author of The Vagina Monologues shares insights about separation and connection, from the self and the body to the world.

January 21, 2014 - 14:45
 Jennifer Kyker '02

Ethnomusicologist and teacher Jennifer Kyker '02 plays the music of Zimbabwe’s Shona people on the African thumb piano.

January 15, 2014 - 11:45

The CDC will host its annual Crafting a Life in the Arts event February 8, providing students with a chance to network with successful alumnae in the arts.

January 14, 2014 - 16:00

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