October 17, 2017
Join Western Mass EDC for a discussion on innovations in new sectors, their potential for growth, and how Western Mass and UMass Amherst are taking a lead in green tech developments.

October 17, 2017
8:30 am-12:00 pm

Design Building, Atrium

At a time when Gershom Scholem established the academic study of Jewish mysticism, Hans Kohn pioneered the academic study of nationalism.

October 17, 2017
5:00 pm

Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies

“Spectacular Matters and Print Culture: Cavalieri’s Rappresentatione di anima, et di corpo” is presented by Jane A. Bernstein, Austin Fletcher professor of music emerita at Tufts University.

October 17, 2017
5:30 pm

Herter Hall, 301

Tamara Danz (1952-96) was East Germany’s answer to Janis Joplin and Tina Turner. The charismatic and rebellious lead singer of the rock band Silly was an icon for a whole generation of young people.

October 17, 2017
7:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S240

Two of South Africa’s national dance forms come together in a captivating program reflecting the vibrant diversity, complex history, and inventive creativity of the South African people.

October 17, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert 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
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November 18—November 19, November 23, November 25

Science and Engineering Library

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

The exhibit showcases items curated from Steindl-Rast’s recent donation of correspondence, photographs, writings, audio/visual recordings, art, and publications. 

October 1—January 31, 2018

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois

Experience DISmantel by M.F.A Dave Hannon. The show is a conglomeration of work from his previous Thesis Exhibition, Mantle as well as live operation by the artist. The reception will be held on Oct. 19th from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

October 2—October 20, 2017 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery

The photographs featured in "Soviet Russia in Black and White" were taken by staff in the American Relief Administration during the famine of 1921 in Soviet Russia.

October 5—October 24, 2017, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
October 11—October 27, 2017, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

Using False Color images that map entire color palettes relative to the spread of given data points, engineers, scientists and designers are able to see through walls, evaluate temperatures and examine gradations of stress and strain deep inside a structural member. 

October 8—October 28, 2017 9:00 am-4:00 pm

Design Building, Gallery

"Walking on Rock and Water," crafted by Rhonda Smith, presents large abstract paintings inspired by the ancient relationship between rock and water. The exhibit reception will be held on Sunday, Oct. 15th, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

October 15—November 3, 2017 1:00 pm-6:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

"On Hands and Knees," by Laurie M. Goddard, presents encaustic and mixed media works created from real and imaginary game boards. The exhibit reception will be held Sunday, Oct. 15th, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.  

October 15—November 3, 2017 1:00 pm-6:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

(East) German filmmaker Peter Kahane will present his films at UMass and the Five College area during the week of Oct 16 – 20.

October 16—October 20, 2017

Submissions are now open for the #UMassFallPhoto17 contest on Instagram. Open to all!

October 16—October 31, 2017

All Campus

The department of landscape architecture and regional planning is holding an open house for prospective graduate students.

October 16—October 17, 2017 9:00 am-3:30 pm

Design Building, 105