In accordance with Massachusetts regulations, strict restrictions are in effect for in-person campus events. Most of the the events listed here are taking place remotely on Zoom and other online platforms. See each listing for details. All times are United States Eastern Time Zone.
April 19, 2017
The School of Earth and Sustainability (SES) marks its one-year anniversary by hosting the official public launch, showcasing the important work of SES faculty and students, and to celebrate this cross-disciplinary partnership that spans two colleges and includes five departments. 

April 19, 2017
10:30 am-3:30 pm

Olver Design Building

“Critical Listening and Storying: Sustaining Relationships Within and Beyond Research,” presented by Timothy San Pedro.

April 19, 2017
12:00 pm-1:15 pm

Furcolo Hall, 101

Elizabeth (Biz) Nijdam (University of Michigan) will investigate how graphic novelist Anke Feuchtenberger came to adopt an early German expressionist style in her comics seventy years after the peak of this artistic movement.

April 19, 2017
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Herter Hall, 301

The choice to pursue a given professional path may feel free but is often constrained by subtle social cues about who does and doesn’t “belong there.” This lecture will show how such constraints can be lifted to allow students real freedom to pursue any academic and professional path, especially ones where their group is underrepresented.

April 19, 2017
4:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

A panel of experts in Afro-braiding will choose the winners of the 4-hour competition.

April 19, 2017
5:00 pm-9:00 pm

Berkshire Dining Commons, Malcolm X Cultural Center

Boardwalk Bonanza will feature sidewalk games, free giveaways, and an outdoor viewing of "Finding Dory" at 9:15 p.m.!  Enjoy snacks, including a "king-sized" churro bar, during the movie!

April 19, 2017
6:00 pm-11:00 pm

Southwest Residential Area, Southwest Beach

Professor Paul K. Barten will discuss environmental change and sustainability. 

April 19, 2017
6:30 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

Gain insights into your personal journey toward forward-thinking work in sustainable living and community building within the fields of education, entrepreneurialism and green building.

April 19, 2017
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2601

Hosted by the University Union debate club and sponsored by UMass departments of Political Science, Communication, History and Legal Studies.

April 19, 2017
7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Student Union Ballroom


April 19, 2017
7:30 pm-8:30 pm

Thatcher Hall
Directed by Jeffrey W. Holmes, the award-winning Jazz Ensemble I & Studio Orchestra presents their annual spring concert.

April 19, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

A film about the search for the German teenage girl who took care of the filmmaker between 1948-1950 in Walbrzch, Poland where he was born. Knowing only her first name and circulating a small photograph taken in 1950 of the two, the director explores the urban landscapes of western Poland and the journey involved in their unexpected reunion that recently took place in Ibbenburen, Germany.  Valley Premiere.

April 19, 2017
7:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management, 137

The exhibit examines the history of Quakers and Quakerism in New England drawing upon the extraordinary records of the New England Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends.

January 23—August 18, 2017, Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat
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July 4

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Lower Level, Floor 25

The UMass Amherst Libraries host “Color Woodblock Prints,” an exhibition by Linda Mahoney ’79.

January 23—April 27, 2017, Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu 8:00 am-11:00 pm
January 27—April 28, 2017, Fridays 8:00 am-5:00 pm
January 28—April 22, 2017, Saturdays 9:00 am-5:00 pm
January 29—April 23, 2017, Sundays 1:00 pm-11:00 pm
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March 11—March 12, March 18—March 19

Science and Engineering Library, Second Floor

“Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker's Tale of Slavery and Power” from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation.

February 2—April 30, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
February 2—April 30, 2017, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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March 11—March 20

Fine Arts Center

The Marriott Meals is a core course within the HTM program in which students have the opportunity to manage the restaurant with a team of student employees. Students deliver first-class dining experiences to guests for lunches and dinners. All of the menu items served are made fresh-to-order.

February 7—May 2, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu 11:45 am-12:30 pm
February 7—May 2, 2017, Tue/Wed 5:45 pm-6:30 pm
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February 28, March 1—March 2, March 14—March 16, April 18

Campus Center - Marriott Center, 1101

 The 24th annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival presents its spring season.

March 1—April 19, 2017, Wednesdays 7:30 pm-10:00 pm
April 4, 2017 6:30 pm-10:00 pm
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March 15

Isenberg School of Management, 137

The late artist and Holyoke resident Edward Kwiatkowski was born with cerebral palsy and had only a 6th grade level education.

March 22—April 28, 2017, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:30 pm
March 27—April 25, 2017, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
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April 17

Augusta Savage Gallery

Celebrate an exhibition of digital prints, lithographs, and mixed-media maquettes by the Brooklyn-based artist Caitlin Cherry.

March 23—April 30, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
March 23—April 30, 2017, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

A collaborative exhibition featuring animations, graphic novels, oil paintings, short films and installations by students.

April 18—April 21, 2017 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery, 326