Due to efforts across the state, the nation, and the world to contain COVID-19, UMass Amherst has suspended all in-person classes, events, exhibitions, and performances until the end of the semester. As a result, the Museum is temporarily closed. Please click here for more information from the Fine Arts Center.
Enjoy our Exhibitions, Artists’ Talks, Performances, and Panel Discussions from the comfort of your own sofa.
As the teaching museum of the UMass Amherst, the UMCA serves as a dynamic teaching and learning resource, affirming the University’s dedication to education, research, and community service. Especially during this difficult time, we hope to lift your spirits by sharing art with all of you.
The UMCA thanks the UMassFive College Federal Credit Union for their ongoing support of our exhibitions.
Tuesday-Friday: 11am to 4:30pm, Saturday & Sunday: 2pm to 5pm
Open until 8 PM every first Thursday of the month
Admission is FREE. Always.
Mondays, Summer and Academic Breaks, State Holidays
DirectionsPVTA and Five College buses stop in front of the Fine Arts Center.
Our street address is 151 Presidents Drive.
On MA-9 E/State Route 9 E, cross the Coolidge Bridge toward Hadley.
Continue for on Route 9 E for about 4 miles.
In Hadley, take a left onto 116 North / UMass
Take exit off 116 N for UMass. Bear right, and you’ll be on Massachusetts Avenue.
You’ll see signs for Mullins Center and Campus Garage.
Take a left on Commonwealth Avenue and a right into Parking Garage.
Look for signs for Hotel parking. $1.75/hour.
Or continue on Massachusetts Ave. and park in Visitor Parking or at meters in front of the Fine Arts Center.
Parking lots are free after 5:00 on weekdays.
Parking meters are free after 7:00 p.m.
Detailed UMass map
ParkingParking is available in the Robsham Visitors Center, around Presidents Drive, or in the Lincoln Campus Center Parking Garage.
For patrons with disabilities, the Museum is wheelchair accessible from our north entrance, next to the Campus Pond, where handicapped parking is available. An access-parking permit must be visible.
The North Gallery of the Museum has five steps, with handrails.
If you need help getting into the museum, we recommend that you call ahead so we can assist you: 413 545-3672 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Umass Accessibility Map
University Museum of Contemporary Art
Fine Arts Center / UMass Amherst
151 Presidents Drive / Amherst, MA 01003-9931
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