September 12, 2014
The Tenth Annual Faculty Convocation celebrates the Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Research and Creative  Activity, a celebration and recognition of recent distinguished achievements of UMass Amherst faculty members through their research, scholarship, and creative activity.

September 12, 2014
11:00 am

Bowker Auditorium

UMass field hockey vs. California on Garber Field.

September 12, 2014
4:00 pm

Garber Field

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

It is with great pleasure that Herter Art Gallery presents, John Grillo: Six Decades, Paintings Prints and Drawings, from 1945-2005, a survey exhibition tracing the formal and conceptual evolution of the artist's expansive oeuvre across a period of sixty years.

September 11—October 10, 2014, weekdays 11:00 am-4:00 pm
September 14—October 5, 2014, Sundays 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

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

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

September 11—December 5, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 13—December 7, 2014, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 11, November 27—November 30

University Museum of Contemporary Art

One of the most influential artists from the Middle East, Walid Raad explores the experiences and representations of war through video, photography and performance.

September 11—December 5, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 13—December 7, 2014, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 11, November 27—November 30

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The UMASS Theatre Guild presents auditions for Shakespeare's Macbeth. No previous experience required! 

September 12—September 13, 2014

Bartlett Hall, 65

Learn with the local tech community at a free three day conference of talks, workshops, coding challenges, food, and fun!

September 12—September 14, 2014

Campus Center