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.
October 24, 2019
Be PROUD and LOUD as you wear your maroon and white to kick off Homecoming in the heart of campus.

October 24, 2019
11:00 am-3:00 pm

Campus Center, concourse

The Local Politics of Criminal Justice Reform.  2pm Panel: Liz Chiarello, Toussaint Losier, Lucius Couloute, Hadar Aviram.  4pm Keynote Speakers: David E. Sullivan, Becky Michaels

October 24, 2019
2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas

Come support Women's Soccer as they take on La Salle.

October 24, 2019
3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Rudd Field

Join the College of Education to proudly celebrate the accomplishments of our impressive scholarship recipients and recognize the generous donors who make the scholarships possible.

October 24, 2019
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

Furcolo Hall

Come and be inspired by our Communication alumni, who are friendly, successful, and eager to help you! Meet face-to-face with these Comm alums at various stages of their careers.

October 24, 2019
5:30 pm

Integrative Learning Center, Comm Hub

Interested in an industry position, but not sure how to prepare? Edie Stringfellow, Director of Diversity and Inclusion at MassBio, will discuss how to market yourself for industry as a STEM graduate student.

October 24, 2019
6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Life Science Laboratories, S340

Meet Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Flavor Guru Natalia Butler '12MS, learn about the art and science of perfecting ice cream flavors, and how she combined her passions to land her dream job.

October 24, 2019
7:00 pm

Campus Center Auditorium

A reading from the prize-winning debut novel, Dune Song, by Anissa Bouziane, accompanied by live Moroccan music.

October 24, 2019
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The concert is a live performance of her critically acclaimed 2013 release Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue, which made history by becoming the first album by a woman to ever win a Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album.

October 24, 2019
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Matthew Mattingly ’02 is an artist living and working in Western Massachusetts. The exhibit includes new and recent oils, watercolors, and ink drawings, including landscapes, figures, sketches, and works from imagination.

September 3—December 13, 2019, weekdays 9:00 am-5:00 pm
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November 28

Science and Engineering Library

Join us for Zumba on Tuesdays and Yoga on Thursdays under the large tent behind the library!  Sign up on IMLeagues!

September 10—October 24, 2019, Tue/Thu 5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Library Lawn, tent

Drawing from the burgeoning collections of visual materials in Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA), the exhibit follows the history of documentary photography from its century origins to its flowering in the post-World War II era.

September 20—January 30, 2020
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November 28, December 21—December 22, weekends, December 25, December 28—January 1

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

During the past 30 years, Leonardo Drew has become best known for his installations, both sweeping in scale and intimate in detail, which transform materials such as cotton, metal, animal hides, and wood — often oxidizing, burning, and decaying them — into something completely different from their original state.

September 20—December 6, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 21—December 8, 2019, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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November 23—November 30

University Museum of Contemporary Art

In this weekly class, students will learn about Native American beadwork.

September 26—December 5, 2019, Thursdays 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
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November 14, November 28

Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center

Explore, enjoy, and play with the River-Process Table, used for teaching Fluvial Geomorphology and Flood Risk Management, and 3D-printed pieces for it from the UMass Amherst Libraries Digital Media Lab.

October 8—October 25, 2019 9:00 am-5:00 pm
October 22, 2019 10:00 am-11:00 am
October 22, 2019 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Agricultural Engineering Building, 114

Avital Sagalyn: A Life of Exploration, researched and curated by a team of UMass Art History students, explores the range of Sagalyn’s work and rich cultural history.

October 4—December 6, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
October 5—December 8, 2019, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 3, 2019, Thursdays 11:00 am-8:00 pm
November 7, 2019, Thursdays 11:00 am-8:00 pm
December 5, 2019, Thursdays 11:00 am-8:00 pm
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November 23—December 1

University Museum of Contemporary Art

The Second exhibit in a three-part series, 'Games of Chance'. Printmaker Erika Radich explores the thread between art and science. Rocío Olguín’s abstract paintings make use of the symbolism and color found in her city of Oaxaca, Mexico. Gallery Hours: M&T 1-7pm; W-F 1-5pm

October 8—October 29, 2019, Mon/Tue 1:00 pm-7:00 pm
October 9—October 25, 2019, Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
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October 14

Augusta Savage Gallery

This is a judgement free, safe space for survivors of sexual violence to drop in and share what's on their mind.  Facilitators will discuss coping skills and issues common to all survivors such as trust, boundaries and triggers.

October 10—December 13, 2019, Thursdays

Open your eyes to the abundance around you.

October 10, 2019 3:00 pm-5:00 pm
October 24, 2019 3:00 pm-5:00 pm

All Campus

The photographs in this exhibition, all made in rural areas and towns in Massachusetts, invite the contemplation of structures and markers placed in local landscapes. 

October 15—November 6, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
October 13—November 3, 2019, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

Artist Statement: "I paint immenseness and smallness, often together. I paint totems and monuments: huge mountains, blocky buildings, ancient columns. I also paint small onlookers and cohabitors: little worms, agape eyeballs, goofy vegetables. There is a sweep of hugeness, but also of wonkiness and humor."

October 15—November 6, 2019, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
October 13—November 3, 2019, Sundays 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hampden Gallery

The Authors and Innovators Business Ideas Festival will feature best-selling business book authors, innovators, and top business minds, with the content focused on promoting idea exchange and sparking thoughtful, intelligent dialogue.

October 24—October 25, 2019

Mount Ida Campus