Event Details


  • UMass Old Chapel
  • 144 Hicks Way
  • Amherst, MA 01002
  • (413) 545-2511

Event Description

Tuesday through Thursday, April 17-20, UMass Old Chapel Opening Ceremony, Tuesday, April 17 at 9 am Open 10 am–12 p.m. for families and schools, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. for general public Closing ceremony, Friday, April 20, 5 p.m. Painting with colored sand is one of the most exquisite of the tantric Buddhist arts. Over four days, millions of grains of sand are painstakingly laid in place on a platform. The creation and beauty of a Tibetan sand mandala is an abiding phenomenon of art and construction, emanatingspiritual and healing power to all who experience it.

Event presented by:

  • UMass Fine Arts Center
  • (413) 545-2511
  • facweb@acad.umass.edu

Artist/Group Info:

  • facweb@acad.umass.edu