Week of  January 27—February 2, 2013 feed
The UMCA has been fortunate to receive several important gifts over the last year, which will be on view here for the first time.

January 23—March 15, 2013, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
January 26—March 10, 2013, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 18

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Graduating seniors are invited to submit a proposal for consideration as the Student Commencement Speaker at the Undergraduate Commencement on May 10, 2013.

December 3—February 5, 2013

The University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks nominations of graduating seniors for the 21st Century Leaders Award. 

December 3—February 8, 2013

The UMass Amherst Libraries host an exhibit, “Pioneers of Mass Aggie: Founders, Builders, and Innovators.”  “Pioneers” is the first of three exhibits to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the University of Massachusetts.

January 22—May 11, 2013

Learning Commons in W.E.B. Du Bois Library

This installation is a collaboration conceived by four second-year MFA students from the University of Massachusetts Amherst Studio Art Department.

January 24—January 31, 2013, Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu 10:00 am-5:00 pm
January 25, 2013, Sun/Fri/Sat 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery

jubilat, a nationally renowned publisher of poems, interviews, and documents of all kinds, announces it second-ever chapbook contest.

January 25—February 13, 2013

Coach Derek Kellogg leads the Minutemen against Richmond.

January 27, 2013
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

In ”I, Pilgrim” Jeff Stauder uses iconic images from American history to create a surreal, allegorical world. Motifs include a lone pilgrim, bison, crows, corn, and wood.

January 28—February 21, 2013, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

Hampden Gallery

Jet Lag Go-Go offers a space of integration, a space created from an accumulation of attempts at connection and engagement. Drawing, textile and pattern collide with documentary evidence to form a hybrid landscape of place and self.

January 29—February 21, 2013, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

Hampden Gallery

South African performance scholar, Prof. Megan Lewis of the UMass Theater Department, will discuss how Cape Town-based Magnet Theatre’s work over the past three decades has been committed to creating experiences that "shift bodies, assumptions, feelings, beliefs and understandings."

January 29, 2013
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Rand Theater

Earl MacDonald and Hartford Jazz Society's New Directions Ensemble will visit UMass to give a performance with Jeffrey W. Holmes and ten instrumentalists.

January 29, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

We are proud to announce the inauguration of the STPEC Activist Brown Bag Lunch Series.  Most acclaimed for her pioneering work fighting mass incarceration, Lois Ahrens has been an activist and organizer for social justice for more than forty-five years. 

January 30, 2013
11:15 am-12:45 pm

Campus Center, 162-75

Coach Dawley leads the Minutewomen into action against the Explorers of La Salle University.

January 30, 2013
11:45 am

Mullins Center

"Lapsing into Democracy’: Un(der)speaking Theatre in the Transitional State" is the title of a lecture by Professor Mark Fleishman of the University of Cape Town.

January 30, 2013
4:00 pm

Amherst College
Reception for the artist James Welling in association with his UMCA exhibition Open Space.

January 30, 2013
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

For 45 years, the voices of Ladysmith Black Mambazo have married the intricate rhythms and harmonies of their native South African musical traditions to the sounds and sentiments of gospel music.

January 30, 2013
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The play, Every Year, Every Day, I Am Walking, traces the story of a young refugee in Africa who loses family and home brutally and irrevocably and is forced to journey to a new place through many dangers and uncertainties.

January 30—February 2, 2013 8:00 pm-9:30 pm

Rand Theater

Gabe Langfur, bass trombone, and artist/faculty member at Boston University and the University of Rhode Island.

January 30, 2013
8:15 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The UMCA is pleased to announce an exhibition of work by the Los Angeles-based artist James Welling. This exhibition will focus on the photographer’s work in New England from 1970 to 2010.

January 31—May 3, 2013, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
February 2—May 5, 2013, Sun/Mon/Sat 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 18, March 16—March 24, April 15

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Clare Brown '96 is an exhibition and graphic designer with 15 years of museum experience in Washington, D.C., New York City, and Massachusetts.

January 31, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hills North, 105

City Year unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service, giving them the skills and opportunities to change the world.

January 31, 2013
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Campus Center, 803

Emily Barton is the author of two novels, Brookland and The Testament of Yves Gundron, both named New York Times Notable Books of the Year.

January 31, 2013
8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Memorial Hall

NY Concepts present the Winter White Tour 2013 featuring Alesso.

January 31, 2013
8:30 pm

Mullins Center

The Isenberg Graduate Programs Office invites you to attend our upcoming Full-Time MBA Campus Visit Day. You will have the opportunity to experience a live class and meet with current MBA students and admissions representatives.

February 1, 2013
9:00 am-12:00 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 305

The Center for Research on Families presents the Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series.

February 1, 2013
12:00 pm

Campus Center, 904-8

In participation with UMass Night Out, the Student Union Craft Center is extending "open studio" hours to 9:00 p.m.

February 1, 2013
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Student Union, Student Union Craft Center

Head coach John Micheletto leads the Minutemen as they take the ice against conference foe Boston University.

February 1, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Carrie Koffman, professor of saxophone at the Hartt School of Music, performs in concert.

February 1, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Coach Cannella and the Minutemen kick off the home season in an exhibition game against Siena University. 

February 2, 2013
1:00 pm

Garber Field