Week of  July 8—14, 2018
The UMass Amherst Libraries host “Of Our Spiritual Strivings: W.E.B. Du Bois at 150” in the W. E. B. Du Bois Library, both on the Lower Level and in Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA), on Floor 25.

March 1—August 22, 2018
This event does NOT occur on:
May 13—August 19, Sundays, July 4

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lower Level and Floor 25

Thirteen artists and architects have created outdoor installations on the UMass Amherst campus and in the town of Amherst, connecting “town and gown” in innovative ways.

July 1—November 1, 2018

All Campus

 A series of short films that examine the 1980s alternative art scene in East Germany.

July 9, 2018
2:00 pm-4:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S240

Screening of the films Quick Animation and Claiming Space: The Independent Art Exhibit Scene in the GDR.

July 9, 2018
7:00 pm-9:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S240

Join MaryBeth Kimball, director of New Business Development & Recruitment for Professional Programs, to learn more about Isenberg’s Online MBA program.

July 10, 2018
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Online

Presenting the GDR rock music scene of the late 1980s. From well-established bands like Silly, to underground rock bands like Feeling B, this road movie includes clips from concerts and interviews with musicians and fans

July 10, 2018
7:00 pm-9:30 pm

Amherst Cinema
Join Mike Famighette, director of the Full-time MBA, to learn more about Isenberg’s two-year residential Full-time MBA program.

July 11, 2018
12:00 pm

Online

Highly acclaimed East German poets, songwriters and clowns Steffen Mensching and Hans-Eckardt Wenzel performed in the independent cabaret group Karls Enkel (Karl’s Grandchildren), founded in 1976. This film is based on their cabaret skits, which satirized current events and were frowned upon by the authorities. 

July 11, 2018
2:00 pm-4:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S240

In its 37th year,  Jazz in July is a summer-intensive workshop examining the technique, history, and culture of jazz. Here we present our student combos and vocalists in a relaxed, club environment. 

July 11, 2018
7:00 pm

Campus Center, Marriott Center

In the wake of German unification, the long and contentious 1990s saw many of East Germany’s artists come under attack.

July 11, 2018
7:30 pm-9:30 pm

Old Chapel

A team of artists was commissioned to create the Marx-Engels Forum, a sculpture group commemorating the international workers’ movement in the center of East Berlin. 

July 12, 2018
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, S240

Jazz in July Faculty Concert featuring Sheila Jordan, Avery Sharpe, Winard Harper, Earl MacDonald, Jeff Holmes, Barry Ries, Bob Ferrier, Bruce Diehl, Genevieve Rose, Ted Sullivan.

July 12, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

This concert is the culmination of all the hard work of the week! Student combos and vocalists perform their best for the day. 

July 13, 2018
9:00 am-4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Pack a lunch, grab some chairs, and bring your friends to the beautiful Luther Burbank Park for a complimentary Wooden O performance of The Merry Wives of Windsor.

July 14, 2018
1:00 pm

Luther Burbank Park