Public Events

Indian Music Festival

Sep. 20, 2018 7:00 pm
Sep. 23, 2018 7:00 pm
Sep. 25, 2018 7:00 pm
Sep. 26, 2018 4:30 pm
Sep. 27, 2018 7:00 pm
Mount Holyoke, Amherst and Smith colleges

The Indian Music Festival brings the variety and richness of Indian musical traditions to Mount Holyoke and the Five Colleges. At Mount Holyoke College, a group of performers of the North Indian classical vocal music, including Pandit Shantanu Bhattacharyya, a highly acclaimed vocal artist, Pandit Ashis Sengupta, a masterful tabla artist and Durba Bhattacharyya, an accomplished harmonium artist, will perform at the Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary on Tuesday, September 25 at 7 pm.

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A conversation with John Kerry

Sep. 25, 2018 7:30 pm
Chapin Auditorium

A conversation between John Kerry, the former senator, secretary of state and Democratic presidential candidate, and Jon Western, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, and the Carol Hoffmann Collins ’63 Professor of International Relations.

The conversation will be centered around Senator Kerry’s new book, “Every Day is Extra."

Tickets are required.

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2018 Hortense Parker Celebration: I am Hortense Parker: The Power From Within

Oct. 2, 2018 5:00 pm
Gamble Auditorium

Please join us for the 2018 Hortense Parker Celebration featuring keynote speaker Dr. Yaba Blay, Dan Blue Endowed Chair in Political Science at North Carolina Central University and alumnae speaker Anastasia Morton ’12, youth leadership coordinator for Amherst Public Schools. A reception will follow.

Registration is requested but not required.

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Artist Joan Jonas ’58 to Speak

Oct. 18, 2018 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Gamble Auditorium

Visual arts pioneer Joan Jonas '58 will present a public lecture.

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Student Leadership and Careers Luncheon with Joan Jonas ‘58

Oct. 19, 2018 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Willits Hallowell, Faculty Club Room

Visual artist Joan Jonas ’58 will be our guest for a Student Leadership and Careers Luncheon.

Pre-registration is required.