COVID-19 Health and Safety policy: The Fine Arts Center, requires patrons to be fully vaccinated to attend performances. UMass students, staff, and volunteers are required to be fully vaccinated per university policy. Additionally, masks are required at all performances, as well as in the university’s museums and galleries. Please review our policy before attending an event.

UMCA Winter Break
The UMCA will close for the semester at the end of the day, Friday, December 3, 2021.
(We apologize for closing a couple days early; we are short staffed.)

We will be closed for Winter Break through February 2.

The Museum will re-open on February 3, 2022, with a Reception for the exhibition “From my heart to you” — Dance and the unifying force of social consciousness.

The University Museum of Contemporary Art is open Tue-Fri 11:00 – 4:30; Sat & Sun 2:00 – 5:00; and first Thursdays until 8:00, when the University is in session.



UMass Faculty: Schedule a field trip for your class this fall! More info here.


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The UMCA thanks the UMassFive College Federal Credit Union for their ongoing support of our exhibitions.



Open Tuesday - Friday,11-4:30; Saturday & Sunday, 2:00-5:00; first Thursdays until 8:00; when UMass is in session.

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Admission is always FREE.



PVTA and Five College buses stop in front of the Randolph C. Bromery Center for the Performing Arts.

Our street address is 151 Presidents Drive.

From Northampton:
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 Randolph C. Bromery Center for the Performing Arts.

Parking lots are free after 5:00 on weekdays.
Parking meters are free after 7:00 p.m.  

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Parking 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

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University Museum of Contemporary Art
Fine Arts Center / UMass Amherst
151 Presidents Drive / Amherst, MA  01003-9931
413 545-3672