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Exhibits: '5 Takes on African Art | 42 Flags by Fred Wilson'

Event Details

September 27—December 10, 2017, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
September 27—December 10, 2017, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
November 11, November 18—November 26

University Museum of Contemporary Art

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Contact:
Betsey Wolfson
413-545-3672

In a tradition of hosting challenging exhibitions organized by student curators, the UMCA presents an exhibition of African art drawn from the collection of Charles Derby, a UMass alumnus who has been collecting since the 1970s alongside an exhibition of painted flags of Africa by the renowned African American artist Fred Wilson. 

Opening Reception: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 4:30–7:30 p.m. / UMass Fine Arts Center Lobby

Performance by Bamidele Dancers and Drummers, 4:30–6:00 p.m. / Fine Arts Center Plaza

Panel Discussion with Charles Derby and the five Exhibition Curators / 6:00–7:00 p.m. / Fine Arts Center Lobby

Directions:

The University Museum of Contemporary Art (UMCA) is located on the lower of the UMass Amherst Fine Arts Center. Directions to the Fine Arts Center

Event Category

Art Exhibit