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.
Art
As UMass Amherst continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, and in accordance with orders issued by the Governor of Massachusetts, restrictions are in place for events taking place on campus.

March 12—February 28, 2021

All Campus

This exhibit includes Brett’s original pieces alongside the work of sculptor Kamil Peters, quiltmaker Barbara Boseman, and many others who continue to mourn Brett’s passing.

April 23—May 5, 2021

Online

"CURRENT | UNDERCURRENT is a visual conversation relating to current events such as COVID-19, gender (LGBTQIA+, masculinity) racial justice (Black Lives Matter), and climate change. The show addresses these issues through the shared anxiety of a divided nation and a partisan political climate. 

February 1—May 14, 2021 8:00 am-8:00 pm

Online

A group of women connected to the Anchor House of Artists project their experience into a claustrophobic world. 

February 9, 2021
6:00 pm

Online

A group of women connected to the Anchor House of Artists project their experience into a claustrophobic world.

February 9—March 9, 2021 6:00 pm

Online

This festival pairs streamed film screenings and virtual discussions with filmmakers, actors, scholars and activists. It offers a bold and refreshing look at the diversity of the Black diaspora and contemporary Germany. Join us for a live virtual discussion with actor and founder of Panthertainment, Tyron Ricketts, and filmmaker Denise Ekale Kum.

February 11, 2021
12:00 pm

Online

"CURRENT | UNDERCURRENT is a visual conversation relating to current events such as COVID-19, gender (LGBTQIA+, masculinity) racial justice (Black Lives Matter), and climate change. The show addresses these issues through the shared anxiety of a divided nation and a partisan political climate."

February 12, 2021
12:00 pm-12:30 pm

Online

Join us for a Zoom Curator Talk about Current | Undercurrent - a visual conversation relating to current events such as COVID-19, gender (LGBTQIA+, masculinity) racial justice (Black Lives Matter), and climate change.

February 12, 2021
12:00 pm-12:30 pm

Online

Alicia Renadette borrowed the title “Energy Constellation” from a quote by the artist, Joseph Beuys. Like Beuys, Renadette believes the that most materials and objects contain hidden symbolic potential. 

March 1—May 14, 2021 8:00 am-8:00 pm

Online

Ackerson’s paintings are distinguished by their high vantage points and richly textured  surfaces. From a birds-eye view, he  presents narrative scenes which are an imaginative take on popular culture, modern life and the hidden world of the human psyche. 

March 1—May 14, 2021 8:00 am-8:00 pm

Online

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