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Upcoming Exhibitions


"Colored China Rags I" by Juana Valdes

The Colored Bone China

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 (All day)

Juana Valdés' multi-disciplinary practice combines printmaking, photography, sculpture, performance, and ceramic. Valdes' artwork examines the post-colonial history of the Americas and the current representation of Latinos, Caribbean citizens, Blacks or what constitute "Other" in mainstream America.

detail from "Telling the Bees" by Kathryn Fanelli

We Grow Accustomed to the Dark: a special exhibit in conjunction with the 6th annual Amherst Poetry Festival

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 (All day)

We Grow Accustomed to the Dark is an exhibition which investigates the role of identity in the current political climate by probing the connection between poetry and visual art. 11 visual artists and 4 poets come together as part of the 6th Annual Amherst Poetry Festival and draw on deeply rooted personal experiences to address the complexities of identity politics, class, gender, education, and (de)industrialization.

Crosstown Contemporary Art

Cross Town Contemporary Art (XTCA)

Sunday, July 1, 2018 (All day)

The UMCA, along with the Department of Architecture, have partnered with the Town of Amherst to build an art and culture bridge to activate the North Pleasant Street corridor and connect downtown to campus.

Peter Mack Show

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 (All day)

Peter Mack Music/Audio from "Peter Mack Show" Available here: Opening Reception: April 27th, 5-7PM
work by Ben Sears

Ben Sears: Excavations

Sunday, April 1, 2018 (All day)

Ben Sears' solo exhibition "Excavations" opens on Sunday, April 1 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM at the Hampden Gallery.

Enigma, by Alicia Blaze Hunsicker

Alicia Blaze Hunsicker: Shift

Sunday, April 1, 2018 (All day)

Just in time for the arrival of spring, the floral and botanical artwork of Alicia Blaze Hunsicker will grace the walls at Hampden Gallery