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