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  • Art at UMass Amherst

    The Department of Art is committed to educating its students to become contemporary artists through in-depth core disciplines as well as interdisciplinary and integrated approaches to making art.

    Art at UMass Amherst

    The Department of Art is committed to educating its students to become contemporary artists through in-depth core disciplines as well as interdisciplinary and integrated approaches to making art.

  • Visiting Artists & Practitioner Series

    Our Visiting Artists, Curators and Practitioners series offers a diverse and vibrant programming of between five – six speakers each of whom conducts a lecture centered on their work and practice, as well as visiting with students in their studio-settings. All lectures are free and open to the public.

    Visiting Artists & Practitioner Series

    Our Visiting Artists, Curators and Practitioners series offers a diverse and vibrant programming of between five – six speakers each of whom conducts a lecture centered on their work and practice, as well as visiting with students in their studio-settings. All lectures are free and open to the public.

  • Fall 2019 Open House

    The Department of Art will be hosting an Open House for prospective students on Sunday, October 27, 2019, from 1:00 - 3:00 pm, in conjunction with UMass Admissions' final Fall Visit Day.  Meet Art Department faculty, take a tour of the Studio Arts Building, and attend an information session.  Also, you can bring in a portfolio and get feedback from faculty.  All are welcome, even if the Admissions event fills up, and no registration is needed for the Art Department's session.  Call 413-545-6937 with any questions.

    Fall 2019 Open House

    The Department of Art will be hosting an Open House for prospective students on Sunday, October 27, 2019, from 1:00 - 3:00 pm, in conjunction with UMass Admissions' final Fall Visit Day.  Meet Art Department faculty, take a tour of the Studio Arts Building, and attend an information session.  Also, you can bring in a portfolio and get feedback from faculty.  All are welcome, even if the Admissions event fills up, and no registration is needed for the Art Department's session.  Call 413-545-6937 with any questions.

  • Herter Art Gallery

    Herter Gallery is the oldest exhibition space on the UMass Amherst campus. Its primary purpose is to arrange for the display and study of works of art consonant with the educational mission of the university’s Art Department.

    Herter Art Gallery

    Herter Gallery is the oldest exhibition space on the UMass Amherst campus. Its primary purpose is to arrange for the display and study of works of art consonant with the educational mission of the university’s Art Department.

News

Newsletter - 12/06

December 06, 2019

Newsletter - December 6th, 2019. Opening reception tonight, BFA shows next week, Animation Screening + more!

Newsletter - 11/14

November 14, 2019

Newsletter - November 14th, 2019. Artist Lecture, BFA Student Performance, MFA Show, Call For Art, and More!

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Events

Dec
09-20

BFA Thesis Shows

Herter Art Gallery
11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Feb
20

Visiting Artist Martha Wilson

Studio Arts Building, Room 240
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Mar
05

Visiting Artist Maria Molteni

Studio Arts Building, Room 240
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Apr
16

Visiting Artists Chris Klapper + Patrick Gallagher

Studio Arts Building, Room 240
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

More Events »
Student painting of two chairs and a table with a blue cloth on it.

The Department of Art at the University of Massachusetts Amherst offers post-secondary education in a full range of disciplines. These include painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, animation and intermedia.

About the Art Department