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  • BFA 2020 Senior Work

    Please join us in congratulating our 2020 class of Seniors completing their BFA in Studio Art and read a congratulatory message from the Department Chair, Professor Shona Macdonald. Junior awardees from each discipline are recognized here, as well.

    BFA 2020 Senior Work

    Please join us in congratulating our 2020 class of Seniors completing their BFA in Studio Art and read a congratulatory message from the Department Chair, Professor Shona Macdonald. Junior awardees from each discipline are recognized here, as well.

  • Advising for Art Majors and Art Minors

    Here you will find out up to date information about advising for registration for fall 2020 classes.

    Advising for Art Majors and Art Minors

    Here you will find out up to date information about advising for registration for fall 2020 classes.

  • Department of Art and COVID-19

    View our FAQ sheet here. Information will be updated as it becomes available.

    Department of Art and COVID-19

    View our FAQ sheet here. Information will be updated as it becomes available.

  • 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

    The Visiting Artists, Curators and Practitioners Series is on hold during the COVID19 crisis. Our series offers 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

    The Visiting Artists, Curators and Practitioners Series is on hold during the COVID19 crisis. Our series offers 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.

  • Herter Art Gallery

    Herter Gallery is temporarily closed due to the COVID19 crisis. 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 temporarily closed due to the COVID19 crisis. 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 - 5/08

May 08, 2020

May 8th, 2020 - Congratulations Seniors!

COVID19 FAQ

April 21, 2020

FAQ and Information Specific to the Art Department

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Coronavirus Response

Stay Up to Date on the UMass Amherst Response to Coronavirus

University Relations is collaborating with partners across campus to gather and share the latest news and resources on UMass Amherst’s response to the coronavirus.

For comprehensive resources and timely updates throughout the day, visit www.umass.edu/coronavirus, which includes dedicated sections focusing on employees, students, teaching and research, health resources and travel.

 

 

Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.


Until further notice, all live events scheduled to to take place on campus are canceled.

Some events have been rescheduled or moved to virtual formats; please see the event details for further information.

For more resources and updates, please see the UMass Amherst Coronavirus website.

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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