November 3, 2017
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
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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

Enjoy great conversation with students and UMass community members over free coffee, tea and tasty snacks.

September 6, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
September 19, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 5, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 20, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 3, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 14, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
November 29, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
December 11, 2017 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Campus Center, Blue Wall

Open to the UMass Amherst campus community. No cash payment needed. Bring your insurance ID card.

October 5—December 7, 2017, Thu/Fri
October 14, 2017, Saturdays
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October 12, November 23—November 24

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

"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

Herter Art Gallery hosts exhibitions featuring new work by art department faculty Shona Macdonald and Shane Mecklenburger.

October 19, 2017 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
October 19—November 16, 2017 5:00 pm-5:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery, 125A Herter Annex

A musical about kids on the edges of society. Their stories will stay with you long after the last brilliant note has faded.

November 1—November 4, 2017 7:30 pm
November 9—November 11, 2017 7:30 pm
November 11, 2017 2:00 pm
November 8, 2017 10:00 am
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November 2

Rand Theater

The UMass Theatre Guild presents Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher and upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan).

November 2—November 4, 2017 7:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Join us for a free screening of Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 2! Popcorn and refreshments will be provided!

November 3, 2017 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
November 5, 2017 8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

HackUMass is the largest hackathon in the Pioneer Valley.

November 3—November 5, 2017 8:00 pm-4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center