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  • Gun Show on WYPR’s Midday (9/29)
    Gun Show artist David Hess and curator Kathy O’Dell discuss Gun Show with WYPR Midday host Tom Hall. Listen here.
  • Maurice Berger writes for The New York Times (9/14)
    Maurice Berger, research professor at the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, writes about “Making Chicano Life Visible,” on the important photographs of the newspaper turned magazine, La Raza, for The New York Times Lens Blog. Read more.
  • Michelle Osherow, English, resident dramaturg at the Folger Theatre, in Broadway World (9/12)
    Associate professor Michelle Osherow, the resident dramaturg at Washington, D.C.’s Folger Theatre, featured in Broadway World for her work on the upcoming production of Shakespeare’s Anthony and Cleopatra. Read more.
  • Gun Show a pick of the week in BmoreArt! (9/5)
    Gun Show, on display at the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, gets high marks. Read more.
  • Gun Show featured in The Baltimore Sun (9/3)
    The Baltimore Sun highlights Gun Show in its Fall 2017 Arts Guide! Read more.
  • Scott Casper provides perspectives on Washington’s changing views on slavery (8/30)
    Scott Casper, dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, provides insight into President Washington’s changing views on slavery in an article in MyNorthwest. Read more.
  • Courtney Hobson writes for Baltimore Heritage (8/29)
    Courtney Hobson, coordinator for the Dresher Center for the Humanities, writes on key figures in diversifying Baltimore’s 20th century politics. Read more.
  • Thomas Moore performs at the University at Buffalo (8/29)
    The University of Buffalo’s Edge of the Center blog writes about an upcoming performance by Thomas Moore, UMBC’s director of arts and culture. Read more.
  • Maurice Berger writes for The New York Times (8/28)
    Maurice Berger, research professor at the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, writes about the photography of Gordon Parks for The New York Times Lens Blog. Read more.
  • Man, Image, Idea featured in The Baltimore Sun (8/25)
    The Baltimore Sun’s Tim Smith writes a major feature about Man, Image, Idea, on display at UMBC’s Library Gallery. Read more.
  • Maurice Berger writes for The New York Times (8/21)
    Maurice Berger, research professor at the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, writes about images from Charlottesville for The New York Times Lens Blog. Read more.
  • Mark Alice Durant profiled in Bmore Art (7/31)
    Mark Alice Durant, professor of visual arts, talks with Bmore Art about his new book, 27 Contexts: an anecdotal history in photography. Read more.
  • Daniel Phoenix Singh ’00, dance, featured in The Washington Post (7/30)
    Alumnus Daniel Phoenix Singh and his company, Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh Dance Company, get noticed for their revival of choreography by Anna Sokolow. Read more.
  • Jacqueline Pollauf gets kudos in The Baltimore Sun for her harp camp (7/19)
    Jacqueline Pollauf, affiliate artist in music, runs a beloved summer camp for aspiring harpists! Read more.
  • Amy Berbert ’17 on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered (7/13)
    Amy Berbert ’17, visual arts, talks with National Public Radio about her year-long project, Stains on the Sidewalk. Read more.

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  • LAB: Empirical Evidence: John Ruppert

    Exhibition Reception
    Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents the opening reception for the exhibition of work by artist John Ruppert entitled LAB: Empirical Evidence: John Ruppert.  The exhibition...
    Posted: January 3, 2019 9:17 AM
  • El Sueño Americano / The American Dream

    Monday, February 4, 2019 at 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    The Library Gallery presents El Sueño Americano / The American Dream, an exhibition of works by Arizona-based artist Tom Kiefer featuring 59 photographs of everyday objects carried by migrants...
    Posted: January 16, 2019 1:11 PM
  • El Sueño Americano / The American Dream

    Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    The Library Gallery presents El Sueño Americano / The American Dream, an exhibition of works by Arizona-based artist Tom Kiefer featuring 59 photographs of everyday objects carried by migrants...
    Posted: January 16, 2019 1:20 PM
  • Artist Talk with Tom Kiefer

    In association with El Sueño Americano / The American Dream
    Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Artist Talk with Tom Kiefer – Reception to follow. Born in Wichita, Kansas, fine art photographer Tom Kiefer was raised primarily in the Seattle area and worked in Los Angeles as a graphic...
    Posted: January 16, 2019 1:02 PM
  • El Sueño Americano / The American Dream

    Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    The Library Gallery presents El Sueño Americano / The American Dream, an exhibition of works by Arizona-based artist Tom Kiefer featuring 59 photographs of everyday objects carried by migrants...
    Posted: January 16, 2019 1:24 PM
  • El Sueño Americano / The American Dream

    Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    The Library Gallery presents El Sueño Americano / The American Dream, an exhibition of works by Arizona-based artist Tom Kiefer featuring 59 photographs of everyday objects carried by migrants...
    Posted: January 16, 2019 1:30 PM
  • El Sueño Americano / The American Dream

    Friday, February 8, 2019 at 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    The Library Gallery presents El Sueño Americano / The American Dream, an exhibition of works by Arizona-based artist Tom Kiefer featuring 59 photographs of everyday objects carried by migrants...
    Posted: January 16, 2019 1:27 PM
  • El Sueño Americano / The American Dream

    Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    The Library Gallery presents El Sueño Americano / The American Dream, an exhibition of works by Arizona-based artist Tom Kiefer featuring 59 photographs of everyday objects carried by migrants...
    Posted: January 16, 2019 1:38 PM
  • El Sueño Americano / The American Dream

    Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    The Library Gallery presents El Sueño Americano / The American Dream, an exhibition of works by Arizona-based artist Tom Kiefer featuring 59 photographs of everyday objects carried by migrants...
    Posted: January 16, 2019 1:39 PM
  • El Sueño Americano / The American Dream

    Monday, February 11, 2019 at 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    The Library Gallery presents El Sueño Americano / The American Dream, an exhibition of works by Arizona-based artist Tom Kiefer featuring 59 photographs of everyday objects carried by migrants...
    Posted: January 16, 2019 1:22 PM