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Address: 151 Presidents Dr, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003-9311
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The Fine Arts Center connects audiences with artists from around the world...

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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This is a great alternative to traveling to Boston or NY

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!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 January 2017
Angelina A
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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank Angelina A
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

The seating is comfortable and the bathrooms are always clean. The carpets are a bit worse for wear but the acoustics in the hall is amazing.

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Thank NoelleKoeries
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank Vyshedsky
Lakewood, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank djstatick
New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 blew us away and others! The cultural diversity of the offerings is amazing. Can't speak... More 

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West Halifax, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles 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, that has worked out just fine. Very impressed with the variety and quality of performances... More 

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Thank Vermont234
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3 of 5 bubbles 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 better. There is ampl room in the seats, good leg room. It is a lovely... More 

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Thank Judith G
Amherst, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 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!

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Thank Patricia D
Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

This is a great place to see many talented musicians, dancers and artists. Programs are from all around the world and this is an amazing cultural connection for western Ma. I have enjoyed watching modern dance, Japanese drumming and many other talented programs.

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Thank Fay K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

The UMass Fine Arts Center is one of the most uniquely built concert halls. The sound travels in a very interesting fashion- great for drumming performances and dances. The FAC offers a variety of performances for reasonable prices, especially for the 5 College students.

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