Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Conflict is getting transformed at UMass

By Ashley Berger

February 28, 2012

Made using materials as simple as rags from flour sacks or the clothes of loved ones, arpilleras tell a story of poverty in Latin America, according to curator Roberta Bacic. “This is the art poverty, these women had n...

Arts as Intellectualism

By Dave Coffey

November 30, 2011

Last night at the Campus Center auditorium, University of Massachusetts associate professor Nicholas McBride delivered a lecture titled “Body and Soul: Arts and Intellectualism,” wherein he spoke to students about the cultural...

Slideshow: Hillside Salon features impressive artwork

By Hannah Cohen

April 26, 2011

Chancellor Robert Holub and his wife Sabine hosted the latest Hillside Salon Tuesday. The salon featured  artwork by Michael Tillyer, Burns Maxey, Ali Moshiri, and Marcia Reed. [slickr-flickr tag= "salon" delay= "20"]

Video games: Are they ready for the world of art?

By Nick O'Malley

September 6, 2010

In the face of cinema, television and other art media, video games are developing into a formidable rival. So it’s strange to see how the current industry is almost operating at two different levels. First, there are the romantic...

Animal Collective getting ‘odd’ Monday

By Garth Brody

April 19, 2010

Animal Collective has released eight full length albums, four EPs and two live collections. If you don’t know about them by now – well, you should probably know about them by now – but for those of you who aren’t familiar...

Chatterton-Purdy Speaks of Icons of The Civil Rights Movement

By Lisa Linsley

November 25, 2009

From Nov. 16 through Nov. 24, Pamela Chatterton-Purdy’s Icons of The Civil Rights Movement exhibit was featured in the Student Union Art Gallery. Chatterton-Purdy, a University of Massachusetts M.F.A. 1966 alum, spoke about h...

Artists ask "Who Does She Think She Is?" in new documentary

By Cal Scannell

September 29, 2009

The Everywoman’s Center and the Women of Color Leadership Network will be presenting the film, “Who Does She Think She Is?” tonight at 7 p.m. in the Augusta Savage Gallery in the New Africa House. This event is free to ev...