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2013

University of Massachusetts Amherst . Office of News and Media Relations

Arts Extension Service: the first 40 years

A panel during the Arts Policy on the Ground symposium discussing the history of the University of Massachusetts Arts Extension Service. Panel includes Dee Boyle-Clapp, Director, Arts Extension Service and Rebecca Blunk, Executive Director, New England Foundation for the Arts.

University Films and Videos

2014 Nov. 3

University of Massachusetts at Amherst . Office of News and Media Relations

A long and winding road the legacy of the back-to-the-land communes of the 1960's

Amherst (Mass.) - Explores the nearly forty year history of some of Western New England's best known communes: Montague Farm and Wendell Farms nearby in Massachusetts, and Packer Corners and Tree Frog Farms in neighboring southern Vermont.

University Films and Videos

1994 Feb. 25

University of Massachusetts at Amherst . Audio Visual Dept.

Ceremony for filing the last card and closing the catalog University Library, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Amherst (Mass.) - Ceremony celebrating the filing of the last card in the UMass Library card catalog for "Founding Farms: Portraits of five family farms" by Stan Sherer; demonstrating the online public access catalog.

University Films and Videos

2007 Oct. 30

W.E.B. Du Bois Library

Fifty years of radical activism an evening with Tom Hayden

Amherst (Mass.) - Tom Hayden discusses campus activism, the second U.S./Iraq War, patterns of social change in U.S. society, free speech, activism in the 1960s, imperialism, conservative backlash against liberal reforms and electoral politics. Part of the 2007 Special Collections and University Archives Social Change Colloquium.

University Films and Videos

2013

Smith, Emery

Emery Smith oral history with Paul Combs

Amherst, Mass. - Interview with Hartford-based jazz pianist Emery Smith on his career in jazz from the 1940s through 2000s.

University Films and Videos

2007 Oct. 30

W.E.B. Du Bois Library

The sixties the way we really were

Amherst (Mass.) - A panel of speakers, from Smith and Koster's book "Time It Was: American Stories from the Sixties", discuss their experiences during the 1960's with the Vietnam War, the American Indian Movement, Woodstock, conscientious objection, volunteering for the Red Cross. Part of the 2007 Special Collections and University Archives Third Annual Colloquium. on Social Change.

University Films and Videos

2013

University of Massachusetts Amherst . Office of News and Media Relations

Public participation in the arts

A panel during the Arts Policy on the Ground symposium discussing public participation and engagement with the arts. Moderator: Sunil Iyengar, Director of Research and Analysis, NEA and panelists: Howard Herring, President and CEO, New Work Symphony; Ximena Varela, Associate Professor, American University; and James Chung, President, Reach Advisors.

University Films and Videos

2013

University of Massachusetts Amherst . Office of News and Media Relations

National Arts Policy Archives and Library

A panel during the Arts Policy on the Ground symposium discussing the launch of the National Arts Policy Archives and Library. Panel includes Maren Brown, Principal, Maren Brown Associates; Rob Cox, Head, Special Collections and University Archives; Patrice Walker Powell, Deputy Chair for Programs and Partnerships, NEA; Robert L. Lynch, President and CEO of Americans for the Arts; and Alex Aldrich, Ve... more

University Films and Videos

1992

University of Massachusetts at Amherst . Library . Audio Visual Dept.

UMass research library heart of a great university

Amherst (Mass.) - Discusses the role of a library at a research university as well as the specific work of the University of Massachusetts library.

University Films and Videos

2013

University of Massachusetts Amherst . Office of News and Media Relations

Public art and design

A panel during the Arts Policy on the Ground symposium discussing public art and design. Moderator: Jason Schupbach, Director of Design, NEA and panelists: Susan Chin, Executive Director, Design Trust for Public Space; Richard Andrews, Director, Turrell Foundation; and Pam Korza, Co-Director, Animating Democracy.

University Films and Videos