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UMass Fine Arts Center

151 Presidents Dr, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003-9311
+1 413-545-2511
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Good acoustics, comfortable seats, ugly archietecture

I have been to both the main hall and the chamber music hall for several concerts. The sound and... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
RobertMass013
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Ashfield, Massachusetts
Great venue for a variety of performances

Music, ballet, theater, symphony orchestras, musicals, international performers, the FAC usually... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
snowkatt
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Amherst, Massachusetts
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The Fine Arts Center connects audiences with artists from around the world exposing all generations to the wonders of the arts. With five performing arts programs, two galleries, and a museum, the UMass Fine Arts Center is one of the most comprehensive art centers in Western Massachusetts. In addition to a robust performance and exhibition schedule, the FAC engages audiences on a much deeper level through countless educational activities.
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

I have been to both the main hall and the chamber music hall for several concerts. The sound and seating are fine. The exterior of the building looks is both ugly and of poor quality: stark bare concrete in unlovely shapes.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Music, ballet, theater, symphony orchestras, musicals, international performers, the FAC usually has a large variety of performances throughout the year. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Great shows that come to the pioneer valley. Not a physically attractive venue. Acoustics could be better. It's a great contributor for hosting cultural events that coke to Western Massachusetts. Go to a show!!

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Reviewed 5 January 2017

If you want to catch a great production, this is a great alternative. I know some people have made comments about the acoustics but I think it may depend on where your seats are!

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Reviewed 15 July 2016

great location and shows for small town. The shows sometimes are amazing and other times suck. Doresearch on the show before attending.

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Reviewed 18 May 2016

The acoustics aren't great for some of the performances, but the hall itself is beautiful. They snag some good performers, though.

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Reviewed 7 April 2016

The FAC is a gem! The art exhibits, the live performances are truly extraordinary bring exceptional talent to W. Massachusetts! We've experienced everything from our favorites HERBIE HANCOCK and PINK MARTINI, to magnificent Asian dance performances, recently Wu Man and the Shanghaii Quartet that simply...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2016

We feel so fortunate that the FAC is within driving distance of our home. Recently attended two dance performances (gender-bending Swan Lake and the amazing Pilobolus) - currently have tickets to see Stomp. Since we're on a budget, we buy balcony seats and so far,...More

Thank Vermont234
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Reviewed 26 March 2016

Many great events are held here.it is a lovely facility. The problem is that when the entire concert hall is open, the sound is AWFUL!, if you go to a concert where they close up part of the audience, then the acoustics are so much...More

Thank Judith G
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Reviewed 8 February 2016

We attend a fair amount of programs at the Fine Arts Center iat UMASS. They really have a wide variety of music, and dance. We recently attend TAO, Japenese Drumming and it was amazing. The drumming, and dancing was spectacular!

Thank Patricia D
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