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Italian Renaissance Banquet at the Old Chapel @ UMass Saturday, Nov. 18th! at The Great Hall in the Old Chapel @ UMass - Amherst

November 18, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm
Come join us on Saturday, November 18th from 6:00-9:00 pm for our Italian Renaissance Banquet! For more info call 413-577-3600 or email renaissance@english.umass.eduSee More
Nov 7
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Garden Opening Concert with Nota Bene! at The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

June 7, 2015 from 2pm to 4pm
Sunday, June 7th from 2:00 pm- 4:00 pm The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies invites you to the opening of their beautiful gardens with a concert by Nota Bene! The a cappella women's trio of Annie Philips, Elizabeth Chilton, and Nina Wurgaft will perform "Ah, Amaryllis! Songs of Love and Spring from the English Renaissance." Free and open to the public! No reservations, Reading Room. Refreshments co-sponsored by The Amherst Woman’s Club. Please feel free to bring…See More
Apr 22, 2015
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Five College Renaissance Seminar: Malcolm Smuts at The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

February 26, 2015 from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
To Be Rescheduled NO LONGER ON 2/26 The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies presents its first Five College Renaissance Seminar of the spring 2015 semester. Malcolm Smuts, Professor Emeritus of History at UMass Boston, will give a talk titled "How the Elizabethan Monarchical Republic Failed to Build a Republican Monarchy: The Earl of Leicester and the Netherlands, 1586-7." The event takes place in the Reading Room. Free and open to the public. No reservations…See More
Feb 18, 2015
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13th Annual Community Renaissance Festival at The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

May 3, 2015 from 11am to 4pm
Sunday, May 3rd from 11:00am-4:00pm Get your family and friends together and plan to enjoy this free festival which is brimming with entertainment and education in a beautiful outdoor setting.We’ll have theater, music, falconry, juggling, sword demonstrations from Phoenix Swords, Renaissance games, ‘hobby horses’ for the kids, dancing, and more! While you’re here, be sure to explore our Italian Grotto, admire the apple orchard, flower, herb, and vegetable gardens. It is sure to be a fun day for…See More
Jan 21, 2015
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Dan S. Collins Lecture at The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

April 21, 2015 from 4pm to 5pm
Tuesday, April 21st at 4:00 pm The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies presents its annual Dan S. Collins Memorial Lecture. This year, we are welcoming Laura L. Knoppers, Professor of English at the University of Notre Dame. Free and open to the public. No reservations required. Refreshments co-sponsored by the Amherst Woman's Club.See More
Jan 14, 2015
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Renaissance Wednesday Lecture Series: Seth Coluzzi at The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

April 1, 2015 from 4pm to 5pm
Wednesday, April 1st from 4:00pm - 5:00pm The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies welcomes Seth Coluzzi, Assistant Professor of Musicology at Brandeis University, to present "Lyric Music for Dramatic Texts: Questions of Genre in the Late Italian Madrigal." Free and open to the public. No reservations required. Refreshments co-sponsored by The Amherst Woman's Club. See More
Jan 12, 2015
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Galileo Conference at The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

March 7, 2015 from 9am to 4pm
Saturday, March 7th from 9:00am-4:00pm The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies presents a conference on Galileo. Speakers include Mark Peterson of Mount Holyoke College and Marjorie Senechal of Smith College. The conference will include a screening of Bertolt Brecht's "The Life of Galileo." Free and open to the public. Please pre-register by March 6th. Lunch will be provided.See More
Jan 12, 2015
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Renaissance Wednesday Lecture Series: Else Hambleton at The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

March 4, 2015 from 4pm to 5pm
Wednesday, March 4th at 4:00pm The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies kicks off a new semester of Renaissance Wednesday Lectures with Else Hambleton of The Amherst Historical Society. She will give a talk in the Reading Room titled "A Seventeenth-Century Deerfield Mystery." Free and open to the public. Refreshments co-sponsored by The Amherst Woman's Club.See More
Jan 2, 2015
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Renaissance Wednesday Lecture Series: Susan Whitbourne at The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

March 11, 2015 from 4pm to 5pm
Wednesday, March 11th from 4:00 pm- 5:00 pm The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies presents a Renaissance Wednesday Lecture by Susan Whitbourne, Professor of Psychology at UMass Amherst. Her talk will be on Shakespeare and Aging. Free and open to the public. Refreshments co-sponsored by The Amherst Woman's Club. See More
Jan 2, 2015
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Annual Dakin Pancake Breakfast at The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

March 14, 2015 from 8am to 7pm
Saturday, March 14th from 8am-Noon The breakfast features syrup tapped from the Center’s own maple trees (a tradition begun by Janet Dakin) and donated by local sugarer Richard McIntyre. This all you can eat breakfast features pancakes, sausage and bacon cooked up by volunteer chefs and served in the Reading Room. Revel in the view of the hills as you gobble up the fluffiest pancakes in the Valley! Suggested donation is $10 for adults and $5 for children.Reading Room. See More
Dec 19, 2014
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Renaissance Wednesday Lecture Series: Susan Whitbourne at The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

March 11, 2015 from 4pm to 5pm
Wednesday, March 11th from 4:00 pm- 5:00 pm The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies presents a Renaissance Wednesday Lecture by Susan Whitbourne, Professor of Psychology at UMass Amherst. Her talk will be on Shakespeare and Aging. Free and open to the public. Refreshments co-sponsored by The Amherst Woman's Club. See More
Dec 16, 2014
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Amherst, MA
In which disciplines do you work or exhibit?
Performance, Theater, Sound/Music, Other
Describe your organization or gallery
The Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies is an internationally leading center for the study of the culture and achievements of the Renaissance period (1400-1700). The Center contributes to the field of Renaissance studies through research, teaching, and outreach to the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus, the Amherst community, and beyond. We host events from concerts to banquets to lectures to festivals to theater!
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http://www.umass.edu/renaissance/

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