Video Archive for UMCA

Kim Carlino: Saltbox Films

April 2, 2020


Procheta Mukherjee Olson: Palimpsest

February 7 – April 26, 2020


Roni Horn

January 31 – April 26, 2020


Avital Sagalyn: A Life of Exploration

October 4 – December 8, 2019




Leonardo Drew: Cycles

September 20 – December 8, 2019

Panel Discussion with Leonardo Drew (Artist); Jordan Schnitzer (Collector); Ruth Lingen (Master Printer and Papermaker Emerita, Pace Editions); and Lauren Haynes (Curator of Contemporary Art, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Arkansas; former Curator, Studio Museum of Harlem)

Leonardo Drew: Cycles, an exhibit of prints and sculpture from the collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his family foundation will be on view through December 8, 2019

Xylor Jane: Counterclockwise

January 31 – April 28, 2019
“Xylor Jane: Counterclockwise” – a video by Kate Geis

Hairdressers Are My Heroes

March 5, 2018

Part ONE

Part TWO


Fred Wilson African Art

September 27, 2017 – December 10, 2017
January 23 – April 29, 2018

5 Takes on African Art Video
5 Takes on African Art | 42 Flags video by UMass Office of News and Media Relations

Kamala and Sonya
Hairdressers Are My Heroes video by UMass Office of News and Media Relations

Kamala and Sonya
Dialogue of the Collection

Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker’s Tales of Slavery and Power

February 2 – April 30, 2017

So Now I’m Looking Dead at You, What Are You Gonna Do? Kara Walker’s Contemporary Visuality

Twenty-third Annual Du Bois Lecture

The Forgotten History: Slaves in New England

Caitlin Cherry
Caitlin Cherry: Artist Reception and Talk

Redrawing Identity

Fred Wilson



Chuck Close Photographs

September 11 – December 6, 2015


Question Ridge: Black Males

January 28 – May 1, 2016

Du Bois in Our Time: Book Launch

November 6, 2014

Watch the film trailer here (The password is “DuBois”).

Katy Schimert

November 6, 2014

Artist Katy Schimert in conversation with noted poet and art critic John Yau at the University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMass Amherst

A Conversation about Art, Science, and Science Fiction with Katy Schimert, artist; Roger T. Hanlon, Director, Program in Sensory Physiology and Behavior, Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory, and Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University; and N. C. Christopher Couch, Comparative Literature, Dept. of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, UMass


September 22 – 25, 2014

Du Bois in Our Time: Symposium Videos

Temporarily unavailable

Elizabeth Stone

September 5 – October 14, 2012

Céleste Boursier-Mougenot: In Conversation

October 3, 2012 

Paper Matters

April 18, 2012

Domestic Sphere Events

April 4, 2012

David Teeple: In Conversation

February 1, 2012

Eija-Liisa Ahtila Events

February 18, 2012

2012 Artist in Residence - Sopheap Pich

April 17, 2012

Kimsooja:In Conversation

September 21, 2011

Walter Kamys: In Conversation

November 2, 2011

David Goldblatt: In Conversation

February 3, 2011

Barbara Morgan Photography: In Conversation

September 9, 2011

Camille A. Brown: Public Lecture