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 7, 2018
Big bands, combos and vocal jazz ensembles will perform with guest artist adjudicator Chris Potter.

April 7, 2018

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The Social Innovation Conference is a full-day event being curated by the UMass Social Entrepreneurship Club, with the intention of developing the social innovation ecosystem in the Pioneer Valley.

April 7, 2018
9:00 am-4:00 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151

 Horticultural topics covered will be the basics of planting fruit trees, including site selection, choice of variety and rootstock, planting best practices, tree training and pruning, fertilization and ongoing fruit tree care.

April 7, 2018
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Windy Hill Farm
Softball vs. Saint Joseph's

April 7, 2018
12:00 pm

Sortino Field Softball Complex

Learn the basics of pest and disease identification and Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in the home orchard. Hands-on, scouting, monitoring, placement of traps, etc. will be covered.

April 7, 2018
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Windy Hill Farm
Come on over and play a variety of games with members of KSA.

April 7, 2018
2:00 pm-7:00 pm

Campus Center

Sisters on The Runway hosts its 8th annual Benefit Fashion Show to raise money for Safe Passage, a local domestic violence victim shelter, and raise awareness to the issue of domestic abuse. 

April 7, 2018
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

A world-class soloist, accomplished composer, and formidable bandleader, saxophonist Chris Potter has emerged as a leading light of his generation.

April 7, 2018
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Exhibition extended through April 29.

January 23—April 29, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
January 27—April 29, 2018, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 10—March 18

University Museum of Contemporary Art

An exhibition of images from the International Programs Office's annual photo contest for students studying abroad.

February 5—May 11, 2018
This event does NOT occur on:
March 10—March 11, March 17—March 18

Science and Engineering Library

Submit your creative work to the HFA Student Showcase, all creators of any major is invited to get involved. All work will be considered for the chance to win a $50 gift card.

February 12—April 9, 2018


The UMass Amherst Libraries host “Of Our Spiritual Strivings: W.E.B. Du Bois at 150” in the W. E. B. Du Bois Library, both on the Lower Level and in Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA), on Floor 25.

March 1—August 22, 2018
This event does NOT occur on:
May 13—August 19, Sundays, July 4

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

Apply by May 1 to paint a library mural as part of the Building Bridges initiative.

March 9—May 1, 2018


Visit one of the Building Bridges art installations, available in several locations on campus including the Campus Center Concourse, the Design Building and Hampshire Dining Commons. These exhibits will feature artwork by students, faculty, and staff from across campus, and the artwork will be updated daily. 

March 19—April 10, 2018

All Campus

"Color in Containment" examines the use of color within a group of works to ask a difficult question: can color be controlled? Should it be? The exhibition, including pieces by Patrick Hughes, Andy Warhol, and Pipilotti Rist, among others, imagines vibrant works of art from the UMCA permanent collection as specimens under glass, inviting viewers to make their own discoveries about the necessity or futility of containing color. 

March 22—April 27, 2018, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
March 24—April 29, 2018, weekends 2:00 pm-5:30 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
March 10—March 18

University Museum of Contemporary Art

You worked hard to reach the milestone of graduation.

April 3—May 31, 2018


Introducing audiences to the vibrant landscape of new American poetry and fiction and exploring issues essential to the future of American literature, the Juniper Literary Festival features readings with internationally known writers and UMass MFA alums as well as programming from current students who have invigorated the event with performative readings, inventively curated displays, and publications of their work.

April 6, 2018 8:00 pm-10:00 pm
April 7, 2018 10:00 am-9:00 pm

South College

“Trebles in Paradise” is a lighthearted yet candid tale emphasizing some of the unique experiences faced by queer college students.

April 6, 2018 7:30 pm-10:00 pm
April 7, 2018 5:00 pm-7:30 pm
April 8, 2018 5:00 pm-7:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, N151

The UMass Comedy League is celebrating their 22nd annual Comedy Jam by inviting four all-star shows to the Mahar stage along with shows by your favorites, Toast, Mission: IMPROVable, and Sketch-22.Friday, April 6th, you'll see:Nameless Numberhead.

April 6—April 7, 2018 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Mahar Auditorium

UMass and the Five College students are invited to experience "Body Politics" and the power of storytelling through a weekend workshop.

April 7—April 8, 2018 9:30 am-5:00 pm

New Africa House, 203