University Museum of Contemporary Art

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University Museum of Contemporary Art
University Museum of Contemporary Art, UMass, Amherst MA.jpg
Established 1975
Location Amherst, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°23′18″N 72°31′33″W / 42.388235°N 72.525773°W / 42.388235; -72.525773
Director Loretta Yarlow[1]
Website Official website

The University Museum of Contemporary Art (formerly known as the University Gallery) in a contemporary art museum on the campus of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.[1] The UMCA has been housed in the university's Fine Arts Center since 1975, after the university began collecting works in 1962. The museum's collection of about 2,600 pieces from the second half of the 20th century includes 154 photographs taken by Andy Warhol.[1] The UMCA is a member of the Five College Museums10.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d University of Massachusetts Fine Arts Center: UMCA page, 'About'. Last Updated: 2011. Accessed: May 14, 2011.