Results for "Amherst Channel"


  • How Museums Influence Artists: Some Curious Examples by Dr. Nicholas Penny

    Dr. Nicholas Penny, Director of the London National Gallery, delivers the lecture, "How Museums Influence Artists: Some Curious Examples," at Amherst College. Sponsored by the Mead Art Museum and co-sponsored by the Amherst College Department of Art and the History of Art, The Massachusetts Cente...

    Tags: Amherst Channel, Museums, Artists

    December 2, 2013

  • Stuff: Hoarding, Collecting, and Meaning by Hoarding Expert Randy Frost

    Prof. Randy Frost, an internationally known expert on obsessive-compulsive disorder, compulsive hoarding, and the pathology of perfectionism, delivers the lecture "Stuff: Hoarding, Collecting, and Meaning." The lecture considers hoarding and collecting in terms of their differences and points of ...

    Tags: Amherst Channel, Hoarding Stuff

    December 2, 2013

  • Collecting Art Now: Reflections from the Inside

    Why collect art? How to identify value? What distinguishes an individual's from an institution's approach? Explore these and other questions with celebrated alumni collectors John Wieland '58 (contemporary masterworks), John Hillman '66 (photography and ceramics), and Charles Wilkes '71 and P'08 ...

    Tags: Amherst Channel, Art Collecting

    December 2, 2013

  • Is Health Care Reform Constitutional?

    In a debate presented by the Amherst Political Union, four of the nation's most prominent legal scholars are brought together for the first time to debate the constitutionality of the individual mandate-- the central provision of the Affordable Care Act: Akhil Reed Amar, Ilya Somin, Roderick M. H...

    Tags: Amherst Channel, Health Care

    December 2, 2013