September 10, 2014
Join the Center for Women & Community, Afro-American Studies Department and Augusta Savage Gallery for our Fall Welcome Event at New Africa House, in the Central Residential Area of campus.

September 10, 2014
2:00 pm-5:00 pm

New Africa House

Mingle with fellow HFA majors and minors and find out about clubs, study abroad programs, and other extracurricular activities. Free food.

September 10, 2014
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Student Union, Ballroom

Tang Prize winner Albie Sachs will be talking on 'The Value of Values: Lessons from the South African Transformation.'

September 10, 2014
4:00 pm-5:45 pm

Integrative Learning Center, south 331

A donation of 48 contemporary American prints, representing all manner of special processes and innovative techniques in printing, was given to the UMCA collection by Richard Gerrig in memory of his sister Risa, a UMass alumna. 

September 10, 2014
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Explore the world's greenest building with one of the nation's leading energy advisors.

September 10, 2014
5:15 pm

The Bullitt Center
Get informed about your constitutional rights when dealing with police enforcement during search and seizures and other sensitive situations.

September 10, 2014
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center, 165-169

News reads like chaos. Failed revolutions and wars in the Middle East, growing inequality and the rise of xenophobia in Europe and the United States, military coups from Thailand to Egypt, tensions across the South China Sea, forgotten populations from the favelas of Rio to the water-less neighborhoods of Detroit. 

September 10, 2014
6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Come join the International Socialist Organization for a discussion of how we can build a movement to get rid of capitalism, inequality, and oppression and what you can do to help.

September 10, 2014
7:00 pm

Campus Center, 917

As part of the UMass Amherst Outdoor Summer Arts Project, New York-based artist Jennifer Williams created two 12-feet by 24-feet banners for the south facade of the Fine Arts Center building.

August 1—December 7, 2014 6:00 am-11:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, FAC south facade

Using globs of dried paint, recycled fabric, paint rags, and decaying flowers, Sarah Meyers Brent’s mixed-media pieces flow out of and accrete to the canvas and walls. 

September 2—September 30, 2014, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

Hampden Gallery

The sculptures in this exhibition continue a metaphorical exploration of transition, joint dependence, support and coalescence.

September 2—September 30, 2014, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

Hampden Gallery

Drawing is an holistic and ritual activity of the body. The moment of making a mark is the ground of imagination (located in the body). 

September 2—September 30, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
September 7—September 28, 2014, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Actors auditioning for Merchant should be familiar with play and characters. They should prepare two contrasting classic pieces, no more than 3 minutes total. They should also be prepared to share musical/vocal talent if they have these skills.

September 8—September 11, 2014 6:30 pm-10:30 pm

Rand Theater