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Opening Reception – What’s So Funny? How Humor Makes Us Think

Event Details

March 20, 2019
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Room: 33

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Betsey Wolfson

The UMCA’s Twelfth Annual Curatorial Fellowship Exhibition, What’s So Funny? How Humor Makes Us Think, explores how humor may be used to provoke serious conversations on topics surrounding the political, social, and sexual climate of our world.

Meet co-curators Kayla Peterson (M.A. Art History, 2020) and Siyu Shen (M.A. Art History, 2020) at our Opening Reception, on Wednesday, March 20, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.  

Free and Open to the Public.


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 Opening/Closing