Month of November 2014
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

Tony Simotes, artistic director of Shakespeare & Company, returns to UMass to direct alumnus Stephen Driscoll ’73 as Shylock in this production. 

October 25, 2014 3:00 pm
October 29—October 30, 2014 7:30 pm
October 28, 2014 10:00 am
November 1, 2014 2:00 pm
November 1, 2014 7:30 pm
October 23, 2014 7:30 pm

Rand Theater

Who says death can’t be funny? Certainly not William Finn and James Lapine, whose bittersweet comic musical A New Brain strikes chords of exaltation and despair in turn.

November 13—November 22, 2014, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat 7:30 pm
November 22, 2014 2:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 14

Curtain Theater

Celebrate the return of UMass Football to Amherst.

August 30, 2014
September 6, 2014
September 27, 2014
October 18, 2014
November 12, 2014
November 28, 2014

McGuirk Alumni Stadium, and at Gillette Stadium

For soon-to-be graduates, cap and gown portraits make a great keepsake for family and loved ones.  If you are searching for a job or internship, this is your opportunity to have professional portraits made for your social media profiles, so come dressed in your business attire. There is no sitting fee, and no sales pitch.

October 1—October 3, 2014 9:00 am-3:00 pm
November 5—November 7, 2014 9:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center

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, weekdays 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
This event does NOT occur on:
November 6, November 11

Campus Center, 11th FLoor

The Office of Family Resources Dinner On Us series offers parents an opportunity to learn more about themselves while acquiring new approaches to raising children who are responsible, respectful and resourceful.

September 22—December 1, 2014, Mondays 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
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October 13, October 20

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Field Hockey vs. Syracuse

November 1, 2014
1:00 pm

Garber Field

Mass. ACDA Honors Choirs; UMass Chamber Choir & Chorale.

November 1, 2014
5:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Join us for a festive evening celebrating Renaissance Italy! Enjoy authentic food and revel in the sounds of Renaissance Italy! With entertainment ranging from juggling to theater to door prizes, you are bound to have an evening of excitement and fun!

November 1, 2014
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 11th Floor

Field Hockey vs. Saint Louis

November 2, 2014
1:00 pm

Garber Field

The second concert in the First Sunday Concert Series at the Renaissance Center will be performed by AyreCraft with vocals by Donnie Cotter and lutes played by Robert Castellano and Meg Pash. 

November 2, 2014
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, and every night everyone’s having the time of their lives!

November 3, 2014
7:30 pm

Mullins Center

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies welcomes Roberto Ludovico to the Renaissance Wednesday Lecture Series, who will be speaking on Italian Renaissance Food.

November 5, 2014
4:00 pm

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
Mike Baggetta, guitar; George Schuller, drums; Cameron Brown, bass; Jason Rigby, saxophones.

November 6, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The Department of Food Science is excited to welcome you back to campus for a weekend of memorable milestone celebrations and reunions, exciting events, food grab bags, raffles and plenty of opportunities to reconnect with friends.

November 7—November 8, 2014 7:00 pm

All Campus

Men's Ice Hockey vs. American International 

November 7, 2014
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Men's Soccer vs. St. Bonaventure

November 8, 2014
1:00 pm

Rudd Field

Women's Swimming vs. Brown

November 8, 2014
1:00 pm

Boyden Gymnasium

Men's Swimming vs. Brown

November 8, 2014
1:00 pm

Boyden Gymnasium

For high school/college double reed players, teachers, adult amateurs and semi-professionals.

November 9, 2014
9:00 am-5:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies presents its curator, David Katz, giving a "Rare Book Show and Tell" from the Center's extensive collection as part of the Renaissance Wednesday Lecture series.

November 12, 2014
4:00 pm

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
The Minuteman play Ball State at home at McGuirk Alumni Stadium.

November 12, 2014
8:00 pm

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

The final Five College Renaissance Seminar of the semester will feature Russ Leo of Princeton University, and Visiting Fellow at the Renaissance Center, speaking on "Lodovico Castelvetro's Heterodox Poetics: A Protestant Aristotle."

November 13, 2014
4:00 pm

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
Compelling and multi-faceted pianist Jeremy Denk received Musical America’s 2014 Instrumentalist of the Year award and the 2014 Avery Fisher Prize. 

November 13, 2014
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The talk features María Cristina García. It is also part of the Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series "Migration Matters: Rethinking Immigration in the Modern Americas".

November 14, 2014
1:00 pm

Campus Center, 804

Men's Basketball vs. Siena

November 14, 2014
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies presents its annual Family Renaissance Games Night! Join us for an evening of Renaissance-era board games, door prizes, refreshments, and more! Families and kids are welcome!

November 14, 2014
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
Jonathan Hulting-Cohen, saxophone, with Elizabeth Chang, violin; Nadine Shank, piano & Dana Schnitzer, soprano.

November 16, 2014
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Men's Basketball vs. Manhattan

November 18, 2014
11:00 am

Mullins Center

This company is one of the oldest and most celebrated in contemporary dance, performing the newly commissioned work Echo, along with Graham classics.

November 18, 2014
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Marimba Ensembles perform Classical transcriptions & contemporary selections designed for Marimba Choir.  With the addition of other instruments such as bass and drums, Marimba Bands deliver an appealing mix of Latin, jazz, popular and contemporary arrangements.

November 18, 2014
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies presents its Classical Legacy Lecture speaker, James Hankins of Harvard University, speaking on "The Virtue Politics of the Italian Humanists."

November 19, 2014
4:00 pm

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
Greg Spiridopoulos, director.

November 19, 2014
8:15 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Robert Eisenstein, director: The German Baroque: The Bach Family & Telemann.

November 20, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Men's Ice Hockey vs. Boston College

November 21, 2014
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Grammy winner Jack DeJohnette, one of the greatest drummers in the history of the genre, performs with Ravi Coltrane (sax) and Matthew Garrison (bass).

November 21, 2014
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Men's Ice Hockey vs. Vermont

November 22, 2014
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Brandon Keith Brown conducts Berlioz: King Lear Overture, Peck: Signs of Life II, Beethoven: Symphony #5.

November 23, 2014
12:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Tony Thornton and Stephen Paparo, conductors.

November 23, 2014
3:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Catherine Jensen-Hole, director.

November 23, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Wind Ensemble & Concert Band  "Spiritus mundi"

November 24, 2014
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Faculty Chamber Music: Elizabeth Chang, violin; Kathryn Lockwood, viola; Astrid Schween, cello; Michael Sussman, clarinet and Gilles Vonsattel, piano.

November 25, 2014
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Felipe Salles, Mara Penatzer and Wes Smith, directors.

November 25, 2014
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Men's Basketball vs. Northeastern

November 26, 2014
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Minuteman play their last game of the season against Buffalo at home at McGuirk Alumni Stadium.

November 28, 2014

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

Men's Ice Hockey vs. Quinnipiac

November 29, 2014
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Women's Basketball vs. Central Florida

November 30, 2014

Mullins Center