UMCA closes on April 29 for summer break Summer is our season for planning, painting, major cleaning, de-installing current exhibitions, and installing new exhibitions. We close on April 29 for summer break.
We wish to thank everyone who has helped make this year such a success!
Coming this Summer!
Cross Town Contemporary Art (XTCA)
July - November 1; Outdoors on the UMass campus and in the town of Amherst.
Hairdressers Are My Heroes VideoMarch 5, 2018. Inspired by sculptures in the exhibition Five Takes on African Art / 42 Flags by Fred Wilson at the University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMass Amherst, stylist Kamala Bhagat, creates a braided hairstyle for artist Sonya Clark.
More info and videos from Hairdressers Are My Heroes can be found here.
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, 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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