Renaissance Wednesdays

Renaissance Wednesdays are a series of hour-long informal talks on wide-ranging topics by local or visiting scholars held in the Center Reading Room.

September 28 Renaissance Wednesday Lecture with Tim Carter 4:00 pm

Tim Carter of UNC Chapel Hill will be presenting a Renaissance Wednesday Lecture titled “Listening to Music in Early Baroque Italy.” Free and open to all. Refreshments co-sponsored by The Amherst Woman’s Club.

October 5 Renaissance Wednesday Lecture with David Gruender 4:00 pm

David Gruender of the Boston Symphony Orchestra will be presenting a Renaissance Wednesday Lecture titled “Monteverdi and the Birth of Opera.” Free and open to all. Refreshments co-sponsored by The Amherst Woman’s Club.

October 12 Renaissance Wednesday Lecture with Ernie Gallo 4:00 pm

Ernie Gallo of UMass Amherst will be presenting a Renaissance Wednesday Lecture on the topic of Galileo. Free and open to all. Refreshments co-sponsored by The Amherst Woman’s Club.

October 19 Renaissance Wednesday Lecture with Brett Gamboa 4:00 pm

Brett Gamboa of Dartmouth College will be presenting a Renaissance Wednesday Lecture titled "Shakespeare vs. The Audience." Free and open to all. Refreshments co-sponsored by The Amherst Woman’s Club.

October 26 Rare Book Show and Tell 4:00 pm

Jeff Goodhind, librarian at the Renaissance Center, will be presenting a Rare Book Show and Tell from the Center’s collections. Free and open to all. Refreshments co-sponsored by The Amherst Woman’s Club.