September 28, 2017
Michael Meltsner, Matthews Distinguished University Professor of Law, Northeastern University School of Law, speaks on “Degradation Ceremonies: Constitutional and Statutory Limits of the Punishment After Punishment.”

September 28, 2017
4:00 pm

Campus Center, Amherst Room, 10th floor

Join us in our closing reception of Take Two by UMass MFA, Christopher Janke! The show includes voice and video recordings that allow us to interact with the work as well as experience self reflection.

September 28, 2017
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery

The seventh annual Common Read for entering students is "The Other Wes Moore" by Wes Moore.

September 28, 2017
5:30 pm

Fine Arts Center

In preparation for Moonfish Theatre’s bilingual production Star of the Sea, come learn about speaking Irish Gaelic right here on campus.

September 28, 2017
5:30 pm

Campus Center, 805

Local author Ellen Meeropol ’89G graduated from the nursing program at UMass Amherst. With deep activist roots, she draws from her twin passions of medicine and social justice in this novel. 

September 28, 2017
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Science and Engineering Library, Lederle Lowrise

Due to a family emergency, the event has been canceled.

September 28, 2017
8:00 pm

Memorial Hall

In a tradition of hosting challenging exhibitions organized by student curators, the UMCA presents an exhibition of African art drawn from the collection of Charles Derby, a UMass alumnus who has been collecting since the 1970s alongside an exhibition of painted flags of Africa by the renowned African American artist Fred Wilson. 

September 27—December 10, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 27—December 10, 2017, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 11, November 23

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The UMass Amherst Libraries hosts an exhibition of photos, “¡Hola Cuba!: Travel Photography by Carol Pike.” 

September 5—December 15, 2017
This event does NOT occur on:
November 18—November 19, November 23, November 25

Science and Engineering Library

An exhibition of New York artist D. Dominick Lombardi’s mixed media work.  

September 10—September 29, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
September 10—September 29, 2017, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

"Self Indulgence" presents a collection of 21 self-portraits by a wide range of artists curated by Sally Curcio,  D. Dominick Lombardi, Anne Seuthe.

September 10—September 29, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
September 10—September 29, 2017, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Brian Gaither’s large-scale monochrome paintings address ways that power is used to manipulate the masses — to divide and conquer.

September 12—September 26, 2017, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
September 13—September 29, 2017, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

Marriott Meals gives Hospitality and Tourism Management students  a competitive advantage within this experiential learning class.

September 26—December 6, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu 11:45 am-12:30 pm
September 26—December 6, 2017, Tue/Wed 5:45 pm-6:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
October 10, October 12, November 1, November 21—November 23

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 1101

Theater artists of color actively address questions of race, racism and social justice.

September 28, 2017 7:30 pm
September 29, 2017 5:00 pm

Kirby Theater