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The Fine Arts Center created the Angel Ticket Program in 2000. This unique program provides human service agencies in the Tri-County area with complimentary tickets to select performances at the Fine Arts Center. The Center Series, Asian Arts and Culture Program,  and Magic Triangle all make performances available to this program.



Throughout the season admission is free to both our visual art galleries and museum. Opening receptions are also free and often include light refreshments and conversation with the artist or curator. Augusta Savage Gallery Hampden Gallery   and the University Museum of Contemporary Art (UMCA) will host several free events through the year. Please explore the links to each to discover exhibits and specific dates.
 
Sep 28 2021 07:00 PM
 
Online
Tue., Sept. 28, 7:00 p.m. ET
Fifty for the Future is no less than Kronos Quartet’s grand vision for the future of string quartet repertoire. Chosen by the artists especially for our audiences from among 50 new works commissioned over six years, this concert program will be a feast of sight and sound, introduced by the artists especially for UMass audiences, and followed by a livestream post-show conversation. |  Tickets $12 per Household or Device
Oct 17 2021 03:00 PM
 
Online
Sun., Oct. 17, 3:00 p.m. ET
Join Sugar Skull, a charismatic candy skeleton, as he meets many colorful characters who teach him how Day of the Dead is ultimately a celebration of life. Adapted from the successful show that has entertained families on stages across the US since 2019, this special virtual version is a captivating theatrical experience for the times that celebrates a traditional holiday that transcends borders. This delightful 30-minute virtual theatre performance followed by live engagement with the artists is appropriate for ages 3+. | Tickets $14 per Household or Device
Oct 24 2021 07:30 PM
 
Totman Performance Lab
Sun., Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m. ET
Afterwardsness is a hypnotic new piece by Tony Award-winning choreographer, director, and dancer, Bill T. Jones. Performed by the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, Afterwardsness addresses the isolation and trauma of the twin pandemics of COVID-19 and on-going violence against Black bodies. |  Tickets $40
 
Oct 25 2021 07:30 PM
 
Totman Performance Lab
Mon. Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m. ET
Afterwardsness is a hypnotic new piece by Tony Award-winning choreographer, director, and dancer, Bill T. Jones. Performed by the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, Afterwardsness addresses the isolation and trauma of the twin pandemics of COVID-19 and on-going violence against Black bodies. |  Tickets $40
Oct 28 2021 07:30 PM
 
Bowker Auditorium, Stockbridge Hall
Thu., Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m. ET
For this concert to reopen our venues, Jennifer Koh performs a special program for UMass of her popular Bach and Beyond series, featuring Bach masterworks and new commissions by leading Asian American composers. Pre-performance discussion at 6:30pm. |  Tickets $15 - $25; Five College Students & Youth $10
Nov 09 2021 07:30 PM
 
Bowker Auditorium, Stockbridge Hall
Tue., Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m. ET
Native and African American singer-songwriter Martha Redbone is one of today’s most eclectic and passionate musicians. Through an irresistible blend of folk, blues, funk, gospel, and more, Redbone’s songs tell the stories from her Kentucky childhood through her urban adventures in New York and beyond. |  Tickets $25; Five College Students & Youth $10
Nov 13 2021 07:00 PM
 
UMass Old Chapel
Sat., Nov. 13, 7:00 p.m. ET
Award winning and internationally renowned classical guitarist Christopher Ladd is recognized as one of the most promising classical musicians of his generation. |  Tickets $15
Nov 18 2021 07:30 PM
 
Concert Hall, Bromery Center for the Arts
Thu., Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m. ET
Christian Sands is one of the most exciting young jazz musicians today. Playing selections from his stunning new album, Be Water, Sands takes inspiration from water’s tranquility and power in gorgeous and thrilling compositions. |  Tickets $20 - $35; Five College Students & Youth $10
 
Dec 04 2021 06:00 PM
 
Concert Hall, Bromery Center for the Arts
Sat., Dec. 4, 6:00 p.m. ET
They’re back! Air Play magically combines comedy, live sculpture, circus, and theatre. With flying umbrellas, soaring fabrics, swirling snow, and gales of laughter, this visual poetic performance has wowed audiences worldwide! Perfect for all ages. |  Tickets $15 - $30; Five College Students & Youth $10 - $15;  Family Pack $60
Feb 08 2022 07:30 PM
 
Concert Hall, Bromery Center for the Arts
Tue., Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m. ET
This female a cappella quintet from Zimbabwe has drawn international acclaim for its inventive and exhilarating performances ranging from traditional Zimbabwean songs to Afro-jazz and gospel music. Featuring traditional percussion instruments such as the Mbira (thumb piano), and organic dance movement, Nobuntu embraces music as a vehicle for change to transcend racial, tribal, gender, religious, and economic boundaries. |  Tickets $15 - $25; Five College Students & Youth $10
Feb 16 2022 07:30 PM
 
Concert Hall, Bromery Center for the Arts
Wed., Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m. ET
Cirque FLIP Fabrique is one of Canada’s leading contemporary circus troupes. Having performed internationally for more than a million spectators, Cirque FLIP Fabrique brings their latest show exploring the restlessness of waiting, the intricate beauty of unexpected encounters, and the joy of laughter through slapstick comedy, juggling tricks and breathtaking acrobatic feats. |  Tickets $20 - $45; Five College Students & Youth $10
Mar 05 2022 08:00 PM
 
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Amherst
Sat., Mar. 5, 8:00 p.m. ET
Praised as “guitarist extraordinaire” (Washington Post) and “ambassador of the classical guitar” (Classical Guitar Magazine) and nominated for three Latin Grammy Awards, Berta Rojas brings her world-class artistry to a special solo recital. |  Tickets $15
Mar 11 2022 07:30 PM
 
Bowker Auditorium, Stockbridge Hall
Fri., Mar. 11, 7:30 p.m. ET
Danú has been one of the leading traditional Irish ensembles since their critically acclaimed debut album in 1997. For over two decades, Danú's virtuosi players on flute, tin whistle, fiddle, button accordion, bouzouki, and vocals (Irish and English) have delighted audiences worldwide. Winners of numerous awards from the BBC and Irish Music Magazine, Danú takes its audiences on a musical journey to their native Ireland, offering a moving and memorable concert experience. |  Tickets $20-$35; Five College Students & Youth $10
Mar 27 2022 04:00 PM
 
Concert Hall, Bromery Center for the Arts
Sun., Mar. 27, 4:00 p.m. ET
A stunning collaboration reuniting the distant yet interconnected musical traditions of the Pacific and Indian Oceans. The resulting work is a contemporary and relevant musical statement of a region on the frontline of cultural and environmental challenges. |  Tickets $20 - $35; Five College Students & Youth $10 
Apr 07 2022 07:30 PM
 
Concert Hall, Bromery Center for the Arts
Thu., Apr. 7, 7:30 p.m. ET
Combining taiko with funk, jazz, Afro-Cuban and Hawaiian music, Kenny Endo’s Contemporary Ensemble features percussion master Kiyohiko Semba, Kaori Takahashi on electric violin, Kaoru Watanabe on flutes, and Abe Lagrimas on vibes, drum kit, and ‘ukulele. Their performance promises to be nuanced, brilliant, and exciting! |  Tickets $20 - $35; Five College Students & Youth $10
Apr 09 2022 08:00 PM
 
Concert Hall, Bromery Center for the Arts
Sat., Apr. 9, 8:00 p.m. ET
Clarinetist-saxophonist Anat Cohen wins hearts and minds the world over with her expressive virtuosity and delightful stage presence. For her visit with the annual UMass High School Jazz Festival, Cohen brings her newest musical group and breaks new ground in jazz. |  Tickets $20 - $35; Five College Students & Youth $10
Apr 21 2022 07:30 PM
 
Bowker Auditorium, Stockbridge Hall
Thu., Apr. 21, 7:30 p.m. ET
For this unique project, Adam Rudolph and the Go: Organic Orchestra join forces with the boundary pushing Indian classical musicians of Brooklyn Raga Massive. On their remarkable recording, RAGMALA - A Garland of Ragas, the large ensemble embraces diverse cultures and traditions, carving an egalitarian and communal way forward. |  Tickets $15 General Public, $7 Students
Apr 26 2022 07:30 PM
 
Concert Hall, Bromery Center for the Arts
Tue., Apr. 26, 7:30 p.m. ET
America's iconic modern dance company returns for an unforgettable evening of movement, music, and culture. Recognized as "a vital American cultural ambassador to the world," for 60 years the company has shared amazing work by Ailey himself and over 90 other choreographers. This performance will feature a mixture of new work as well as the critically acclaimed Revelations. Pre-performance talk in the lobby at 6:30 p.m. |  Tickets $30 - $70; Five College Students & Youth $20 - $30

Our Mission

The Angel Ticket Program of the Fine Arts Center exists to provide complimentary performance tickets to residents of Hampshire, Hampden and Franklin Counties whose financial and/or social situation would otherwise prohibit them from experiencing live performances by national and international touring artists. Tickets are granted to the clients of eligible non-profit, human-service organizations. Apply here.