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  • Art at UMass Amherst

    The Department of Art is committed to educating its students to become contemporary artists through in-depth core disciplines as well as interdisciplinary and integrated approaches to making art.

    Art at UMass Amherst

    The Department of Art is committed to educating its students to become contemporary artists through in-depth core disciplines as well as interdisciplinary and integrated approaches to making art.

  • Visiting Artists & Practitioner Series

    Our Visiting Artists, Curators and Practitioners series offers a diverse and vibrant programming of between five – six speakers each of whom conducts a lecture centered on their work and practice, as well as visiting with students in their studio-settings. All lectures are free and open to the public.

    Visiting Artists & Practitioner Series

    Our Visiting Artists, Curators and Practitioners series offers a diverse and vibrant programming of between five – six speakers each of whom conducts a lecture centered on their work and practice, as well as visiting with students in their studio-settings. All lectures are free and open to the public.

  • Spring 2020 Destination Days

    Department of Art

    Spring 2020 Destination Days for Accepted Students: 

    Early Action applicants: Sunday, February 9

    Regular Decision applicants: Sunday, March 22

    The time for both days is 10:00 am - 11:30 am, 

    and it will be held in the Department of Art,

    Studio Arts Building Commons.

    No registration necessary.

    More Destination Days Info »

    Spring 2020 Destination Days

    Department of Art

    Spring 2020 Destination Days for Accepted Students: 

    Early Action applicants: Sunday, February 9

    Regular Decision applicants: Sunday, March 22

    The time for both days is 10:00 am - 11:30 am, 

    and it will be held in the Department of Art,

    Studio Arts Building Commons.

    No registration necessary.

    More Destination Days Info »

  • Herter Art Gallery

    Herter Gallery is the oldest exhibition space on the UMass Amherst campus. Its primary purpose is to arrange for the display and study of works of art consonant with the educational mission of the university’s Art Department.

    Herter Art Gallery

    Herter Gallery is the oldest exhibition space on the UMass Amherst campus. Its primary purpose is to arrange for the display and study of works of art consonant with the educational mission of the university’s Art Department.

News

Newsletter - 1/6

January 06, 2020

Newsletter - January 6th, 2019 - Opening reception tonight, BFA shows next week, Animation Screening + more!

Newsletter - 12/06

December 06, 2019

Newsletter - December 6th, 2019. Opening reception tonight, BFA shows next week, Animation Screening + more!

More News »

Events

Feb
05-26

NEW WORK BY: COPPER GILOTH

Herter Art Gallery
(All day)

Feb
05-26

NEW WORK BY: JEFF KASPER

Herter Art Gallery
(All day)

Feb-Mar
09-22

Spring 2020 Destination Days

Studio Arts Building Commons
10:00 am

Feb
20

Visiting Artist Martha Wilson

Studio Arts Building, Room 240
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

More Events »
Student painting of two chairs and a table with a blue cloth on it.

The Department of Art at the University of Massachusetts Amherst offers post-secondary education in a full range of disciplines. These include painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, animation and intermedia.

About the Art Department