Museums in Amherst, MA

Find museums in Amherst, MA. Listings include The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Yiddish Book Center, The Emily Dickinson Museum, Mead Art Museum, UMass Amherst AfroAm and University Museum of Contemporary Art. Click on each in the list below the map for more information.

  • 01/14/19
    These exhibitions don’t just install themselves! Our amazing staff is hard at work to put up Xylor Jane's Counterclockwise and Terry Winters' Facts and Fictions, Opening January 31st!
    > University Museum of Contemporary Art
  • 01/05/19
    Do you think Helen Hunt Jackson also used this pen to write her poems? 🤔 January by Helen Hunt Jackson O Winter! frozen pulse and heart of fire, What loss is theirs who from thy kingdom turn Dism...
    > Jones Library Special Collections
  • 01/04/19
    "Actors are plagued by the desire to travel,” the great Yiddish actor and theater impresario Maurice Schwartz wrote to a friend in 1942. “They would like to be all over. They look forward to meeti...
    > Yiddish Book Center
  • 01/03/19
    We’re getting the new year started with this gorgeous image of the waterfall at Puffers Pond, captured by Robert Coffin on a glass plate negative circa 1965. #throwbackthursday
    > Jones Library Special Collections
  • 01/02/19
    We remember Amos Oz (1939-2018) with an archival recording from the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library. "An Encounter with Amos Oz: One Writer's View of Modern Israel." ...
    > Yiddish Book Center
  • 12/31/18
    "A New Year’s Eve State of Mind" Arn Riklis offers his perspective on New Years Eve, 1936. Translated by Ri J. Turner. Read this newly translated piece: https://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/language-li...
    > Yiddish Book Center
  • 12/28/18
    “We turn not older with years, but newer every day.” –Emily Dickinson, 1874. Here at the end of December, the year ahead looks as welcoming and ready to be filled with new growth as Emily Dicki...
    > The Emily Dickinson Museum
  • 12/28/18
    Your membership at the Yiddish Book Center provides invaluable support for our work rescuing Yiddish books and bringing the literature and culture they represent to new audiences. Please consider rene...
    > Yiddish Book Center
  • 12/27/18
    Snowy night view of Pleasant Street, looking south from the Post Office. Lincoln Barnes used a 10-minute exposure when he took this photo at 11 pm on March 2, 1929 - that is why the headlights of an ...
    > Jones Library Special Collections
  • 12/26/18
    This is impressive
    > University Museum of Contemporary Art
  • 12/26/18
    A great roundup of Jewish eats around the country. Post your local favorites. And if you're looking for more Jewish food related interviews, articles, books, oral histories, and more visit yiddishbook...
    > Yiddish Book Center
  • 12/25/18
    “Atmospherically it was the most beautiful Christmas on record—(...) The Hens came to the Door with Santa Claus—(...) and the Horses had both new blankets from Boston” Emily Dickinson to Sal...
    > The Emily Dickinson Museum
  • 12/21/18
    "Have you ever paused to consider the spiritual and physical affinities between the desolate universe of Samuel Beckett and the wacky world of vintage Warner Brothers cartoons?"
    > Yiddish Book Center
  • 12/21/18
    There is a Zone whose even Years No Solstice interrupt — Whose Sun constructs perpetual Noon Whose perfect Seasons wait — Whose Summer set in Summer, till The Centuries of June And Centuries of A...
    > The Emily Dickinson Museum