Activities & Events

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Arts & Culture

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Many of UMass Dartmouth's events are open and free to the public, drawing thousands of visitors to the campus each year. The annual Freedom Festival attracts 20,000 visitors for fireworks and live music every year around July 4. UMass Dartmouth, with its acclaimed College of Visual and Performing Arts, is a center of creative activity that available for the public's enjoyment. The University's CVPA Star Store facility in downtown New Bedford is a creative economy catalyst,

Centers & Partnerships

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Our Community

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With research and arts centers on its main campus in Dartmouth, and its satellite campuses in New Bedford and Fall River, UMass Dartmouth is the hub of the SouthCoast Innovation Triangle that is driving the economic and social development of the region. UMass Dartmouth is on the scenic SouthCoast of Massachusetts with its beautiful beaches, quaint seaside villages, and historic urban neighborhoods. Dartmouth (pop. 35,000) is accessible to Boston, Providence, Cape Cod, and Newport.