The University of Massachusetts Amherst
Upcoming Exhibitions

Exhibitions

detail from "Telling the Bees" by Kathryn Fanelli

We Grow Accustomed to the Dark: a special exhibit in conjunction with the 6th annual Amherst Poetry Festival

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 (All day)

We Grow Accustomed to the Dark is an exhibition which investigates the role of identity in the current political climate by probing the connection between poetry and visual art. 11 visual artists and 4 poets come together as part of the 6th Annual Amherst Poetry Festival and draw on deeply rooted personal experiences to address the complexities of identity politics, class, gender, education, and (de)industrialization.

painting of nebulous white form on a dark background

Ghosted

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 (All day)

Ghosted presents current work from six second-year graduate students. Working across media, scale, and themes, these artists are conceptually united through their affinity for the immaterial,...
Student work from CARBON

CARBON: an exhibition of work by undergraduate and graduate students

Thursday, February 8, 2018 (All day)

Carbon is an exhibition of work by the 2017 recipients of the Collaborative Aggregates Art Scholarship. It brings together six undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Art who work in a broad range of materials, languages, and concerns. Some explore the dynamic relationship between the body, performance, and place. Others mine personal and social memories to create intimate landscapes of photographs, drawings, letters, and prints

two paintings and a video still combine to form one seamless picture of a person overlooking the sea.

Who Am I To Feel So Free?

Friday, December 1, 2017 (All day)

An exhibition of work by 13 students from the 5 College Studio Seminar

Shona Macdonald, Ghosts, graphite pencil sketch

ground things on a moving earth

Thursday, October 19, 2017 (All day)

"ground things on a moving earth" explores the relationship between landscape and memory.

video still from Secret Arts, showing flames in a fractal pattern

The End and the Beginning of Everything

Thursday, October 19, 2017 (All day)

"The End and the Beginning of Everything" is a body of work using computer-generated supernova explosions as both raw material and subject matter.