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UMass Fine Arts Center

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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Great venue for a variety of performances

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

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Amherst, Massachusetts
Great shows

Great shows that come to the pioneer valley. Not a physically attractive venue. Acoustics could be... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
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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...more
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151 Presidents Dr, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003-9311
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we were not enthused with our experience as you have to walk to park and not good when it's cold snowy or rainy weather. the people running it were great and the high-light of being there, but the shows we saw there weren't great and...More

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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.

Thank RobertMass013
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.

Thank snowkatt
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!!

Thank BeerVenturer
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!

Thank Angelina A
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.

Thank Vyshedsky
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.

Thank djstatick
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
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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