Call for Artists! 

5 Takes on African Art | 42 Flags Discussion Panel 

Sept 27, Panel discussion with collector Charles Derby and five curators for 5 Takes / 42 Flags exhibition. Video by Tom Adams,

Online Exhibitions

We are pleased to share with you two online exhibitions that are now live on our website, featuring student essays on works from the UMCA’s permanent collection. Our thanks to faculty members Karen Kurczynski (Art History) and Janis Greve (English), their students, and UMCA staff members Jenny Lind (Collection Manager) and Eva Fierst (Education Curator), who all collaborated to make these innovative projects possible.


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

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(413) 545-3670

University Museum
of Contemporary Art
Fine Arts Center
University of Massachusetts
151 Presidents Drive
Amherst, MA 01003-9331


Lyle Denit

Facilities/Installation Manager
(413) 545-1177 

Eva Fierst

Curator of Education
(413) 545-1176

Jennifer Lind

Collection Registrar 
(413) 545-1986

Betsey Wolfson

Business and Communications Manager 
(413) 545-3672

Loretta Yarlow 

Museum Director
(413) 545-1152