September 24, 2014
Dr. Richard Mooney from Duke University will present a talk, "From Song to Synapse: The Neurobiology of Vocal Learning."  Working with songbirds and rodents, Mooney's lab aims to identify the neural substrates for vocal learning and communication. 

September 24, 2014
4:00 pm

Morrill Science Center, 222 South

Please join us on Wednesday for a conversation with Dinora Walcott Alexander '02 about her post-graduation journey.

September 24, 2014
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Theater Green Room

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

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

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

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
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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
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November 11, November 27—November 30

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The Marriott Meals is a core course within the HTM program in which students have the opportunity to manage the restaurant with a team of student employees. 

September 16—November 13, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu 11:45 am-7:45 pm
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November 6, November 11

Campus Center, 11th FLoor

Deep in the Hole examines a wide range of experiences of imprisonment including political prisoners, conscientious objectors in WWII, the war on drugs and marijuana decriminalization, psychiatric confinement, and the role of controversial activism and publications.

September 17—January 21, 2015
This event does NOT occur on:
September 17, November 27, December 14—January 11, Sundays, December 25, December 30—January 1

Learning Commons in W.E.B. Du Bois Library

Over the course of several days, the artist Craig Colorusso will place Sun Boxes in public places around the UMass Amherst campus where they will emit sounds generated by sunlight.

September 22—September 26, 2014 6:00 am-7:00 pm

All Campus