Art
Chuck Close Photographs is a comprehensive survey of significant scope and scholarship, exploring how the artist has stretched the boundaries of photographic means, methods, and approaches. It includes 86 photographs spanning from 1968 to the present.UMCA Hours:Tuesday-Friday:  11 am to 4:30 pmSaturday & Sunday: 2 to 5 pm  

September 11—December 6, 2015 11:00 am-4:30 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The Eye Witness Project is comprised of more than 40 objects culled from the studios of artists and curators who have exhibited with Hampden Gallery over the past few decades. 

September 13—October 9, 2015
September 13—October 9, 2015

Hampden Gallery

Meg Walker’s work has been exhibited in galleries and museums in the United States, Great Britain and France.

September 13—October 9, 2015, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
September 13—October 9, 2015, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Organized by Lorna and Imre Kepes, this show features artists from Lake Atitlan, Guatemala.  A wide collection of paintings, photographs, video, and youth art depict daily life, cosmology, the impact of colonization, and the modern world.  Many of the artists draw upon the colorful patterns of the traditional textiles of the region and their rich natural environment and are also known for their unique art naif style.

September 14—October 6, 2015, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
September 16—October 9, 2015, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

An exhibition of work by Robin Mandel, assistant professor in the Department of Art.

September 17—October 18, 2015 11:00 am-4:00 pm

Herter Art Gallery

In this exciting new departure, the UMCA invites local artist Anne Beresford to curate a new iteration of its annual exhibition series “Dialogue with a Collection.” Beresford will select and curate material and objects from multiple collections at UMass (art, biology, anthropology, geology and Special Collections and University Archives) as the basis for an interdisciplinary exhibition.

September 25—December 6, 2015 11:00 am-4:30 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

A Change Is Gonna Come is an exhibition of digitally projected handwritten words. Inspired by iconic singer-songwriter Sam Cooke’s 1965 hit by the same title and by the beauty of handwriting, the show features writing on the subject of change.

October 15—October 30, 2015, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 19—October 27, 2015, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

Opening reception for “B1M: Return of the Matriarchs,” a photography exhibit by Vanessa Lynch, November 4, 5–7 p.m.

November 4, 2015 1:00 am-7:00 pm
November 5—November 6, 2015 1:00 am-5:00 pm
November 9—November 10, 2015 1:00 am-7:00 pm
November 11—November 13, 2015 1:00 am-5:00 pm
November 16—November 17, 2015 1:00 am-7:00 pm
November 18—November 20, 2015 1:00 am-5:00 pm

Augusta Savage Gallery

A fun, free event for the community – students, families, and all audiences! Music, dance, arts and crafts, activities, food and more.

April 30, 2016
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center, Plaza