Week of  September 8—14, 2013
“Metamorphosis” is the second of three exhibits celebrating the 150th anniversary of the founding of University of Massachusetts Amherst. 

May 20—September 27, 2013, Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois,

Visitors to the UMass Amherst Renaissance Center this summer can enjoy the sense of traveling back in time to experience sights, smells and tastes of an authentic 16th-century kitchen garden.

July 25—September 25, 2013, weekdays 10:00 am-4:00 pm
August 17, 2013 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

Signing up for intramurals is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

August 29—October 1, 2013

Recreation Center, 112H

At a time when more than half of the world’s population is living in cities, any solution for dealing with the effects of climate change and the end of development based on fossil fuels has to take city planning into account.

September 1—October 31, 2013, weekends 12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Gateway City Arts
Come audition for UMass Amherst's premiere a cappella group!

September 5, 2013 6:00 pm-10:00 pm
September 8, 2013 4:00 pm-9:00 pm

Herter Hall

Join the UMass Rowing Boathouse opening weekend celebration.

September 7—September 8, 2013

Curator Chris Nelson first connected with these five artists and Project NoA at the Vermont Studio Center, where he met Izuru Mizutani.

September 8—October 7, 2013, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

Hampden Gallery

The Horizons Concert of the Five College New Music Festival includes a Pre-Concert Talk by David Schneider at 2:00 pm.

September 8, 2013
3:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

UMass field hockey hosts Boston College on Garber Field.

September 8, 2013
3:00 pm

Garber Field

A Little More Country at UMass: Easton Corbin with special guest Casey Westin.

September 8, 2013
8:00 pm-11:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Colorful, energetic acrylic paintings tell stories about tough social and personal moments, and challenge viewers to ask themselves: Why?

September 9—September 27, 2013, weekdays

Augusta Savage Gallery

Welcome back students! The Student Union Craft Center opens its doors for business with the annual Open House.

September 9, 2013
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Student Union, Craft Center

Auditions will be held on for this fall's productions of The Liar and Detroit.

September 9—September 12, 2013 6:30 pm-10:30 pm

Rand Theater

Jean-Luc Godard burst onto the film scene in 1960 with this jazzy, free-form, and sexy homage to the American film genres that inspired him as a writer for Cahiers du cinéma. 

September 9, 2013
7:00 pm

Commonwealth Honors College Building, 160A

Du Bois in Our Time is a landmark exhibition that focuses on the intersection of art and the major issues of our time, centered on the legacy of W.E.B. Du Bois.

September 10—December 8, 2013, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat
This event does NOT occur on:
November 28—December 1

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The Department of Political Science is pleased to host a lecture by Professor Ira L. Strauber, professor of political science at Grinnell College.

September 10, 2013
3:00 pm

Campus Center, 903

Why Guantanamo? introduces visitors to the full story of Guantanamo – as a Cuban city, a U.S. military base, a humanitarian refugee center, and a controversial prison where suspected terrorists have been incarcerated, sometimes tortured, and often held without a trial or even legal counsel.

September 11—October 9, 2013, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
September 15—October 6, 2013, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

Join the Center for Women & Community for our Fall Open House.

September 11, 2013
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

New Africa House

All students in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts are invited to join us for this welcome event.

September 11, 2013
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

The Minutemen open up the home season at Rudd Field against the University of Hartford.

September 11, 2013
3:30 pm

Rudd Field

A lecture by Jameel Jaffer, director of the Center for Democracy at the American Civil Liberties Union, and Akhil Reed Amar from Yale University Law School. 

September 11, 2013
4:00 pm

Goodell Hall

The campus community and alumni are invited to attend a talk on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks by alumnus Kenneth R. Feinberg, legal arbitrator for the aftermath of some of the worst tragedies in recent American history including the One Fund Boston for marathon bombing victims

September 11, 2013
5:30 pm

The John F. Kennedy Library and Museum
Please come join UMass Amherst Veteran Affairs and Unit States Air Force ROTC Detachment 370 in a short September 11th vigil.

September 11, 2013
6:00 pm

Memorial Hall, Outside

UMass Amherst students: Are you ready for BEDTIME?

September 11, 2013
6:30 pm

Campus Center, 101

This program shows how community engagement can enhance your courses and research.

September 12, 2013
1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Daniel Brook will speak about his acclaimed new book, A History of Future Cities.

September 12, 2013
5:30 pm

Hills North, Procopio Room/105

In its second year, this event brings thousands of people to downtown for the lively street fair environment including food booths, multiple main stages with music, circus performers, bounce houses, and tables from many area organizations.

September 12, 2013
6:00 pm-10:00 pm

Downtown Amherst
The University of Massachusetts Visiting Writers Series hosts poets Dorothea Lasky and Eric Baus.  

September 12, 2013
8:00 pm

Memorial Hall

In a collaborative effort, The UMass Student Farming Enterprise, The UMass Permaculture Initiative, and UMass Gardenshare, are all coming together to organize a weekly farmers market on the lawn of Goodell Hall.

September 13—November 22, 2013, Fridays 12:00 pm-4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Lawn

A celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Conor & Ayano Duo.

September 13, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

A book launch and reading by Mari Castañeda, associate professor of communications and director of diversity advancement for the College of Social and Behavior Sciences, is planned for “Mothers in Academia,” which she co-edited. 

September 14, 2013
12:00 pm

Food for Thought Books