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"The Future of Collecting" Symposium

Friday, September 30, 2022

The University Museum of Contemporary Art (UMCA) at UMass Amherst presents a daylong symposium, The Future of Collecting , in conjunction with its anniversary exhibition, 60 Years of Collecting ,...

Professor Drimmer Teaches Summer Course on the Renaissance Book at UCLA

Thursday, September 29, 2022

  This summer Professor Sonja Drimmer co-taught with Devin Fitzgerald (Curator at UCLA and UMass alumnus, class of 2007) the History of the Renaissance Book at the California Rare Book School at UC...

UMCA Exhibition Opening: 60 Years of Collecting

Thursday, September 29, 2022

The University Museum of Contemporary Art (UMCA) is pleased to celebrate the 60th anniversary of its permanent art collection, begun in 1962, with this special exhibition of 115 artworks drawn from...

Student-curated Exhibition: Studied Spaces

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

  Studied Spaces: Student Murals in the W.E.B. Du Bois Library This exhibition features the student-painted murals in the W.E.B. Du Bois Library's stairwells. These murals invite visitors to pause ...

Prominent Scholar and Art Historian Charmaine A. Nelson Joins History of Art Department

Sunday, September 25, 2022

  Prominent scholar, art historian, educator, author and the first-ever Black professor of art history in Canada Charmaine A. Nelson will join the UMass Amherst Department of History of Art and Arc...

Sheep on Campus: Sustainable EweMass

Friday, September 23, 2022

  List of Events:   Grounded Knowledge: Terroir Saturday, 9/24 1:00pm This 90-minute workshop invites participants to ask: how do we preserve terroir amid our changing climate conditions? Jointly ...