McDaniel College’s art department showcases work by McDaniel College seniors Rowan Berti of Wilmington, Delaware, Skylar Blackbull of Crownpoint, New Mexico, Kelsey Bosley of Manchester, Maryland, Kate Cramer of Glen Rock, Pennsylvania, Grace Harshman of Hagerstown, Maryland, and Juliana Stolkovich of Littlestown, Pennsylvania.
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Evergreen’s new major exhibition, A History of Houseplants, explores the forces that sparked the Victorian obsession with houseplants, reveals how the trend manifested at Evergreen and in Baltimore, and examines how today’s houseplant enthusiasts both recall and differ from the Victorians of 150 years ago.
On view October 1, 2022-June 4, 2023. Gallery open Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-4p.m. Closed Mondays, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day.
Admission is FREE and no advance registration is necessary.
This annual exhibition highlights the best undergraduate work, such as painting, sculpture, photography and mixed media. All students are invited to submit up to five works they have completed while studying at McDaniel College. Winners with pieces selected for the exhibition are announced during the opening reception. Jurors for the exhibition include professional artists and art educators.
AMP Up! encourages Baltimore Creatives 16-24 years old to create origional songs and new works. The creative process begins with writing workshops led by mentors. Professionals in the field give feedback and pro tips on the creative and song writing process. Spring mentors include artist producer, songwriter, DJ Von Vargas, singer, songwriter Sahffi, and music producer and television sound engineer Winston Philip.
The annual Phi Beta Kappa lecture titled “Doing Science in the Early Modern Kitchen: Women, Recipes, and Knowledge Making” with Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Wendy Wall, the Avalon Professor of the Humanities, Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence, and professor of English at Northwestern University.
WHAT’S NEXT? FEST will feature a small college fair, Youthworks Application Assistance, and other neighborhood vendors like Mission Fit, Maryland 529, and BYKE Collective. Each vendor will feature opportunities and information their organization offers for teens and their families. There will also be free food and music.
UMBC's Department of Music presents cellist Christian Hartman, whose program “for solo cello” explores avant-garde works for unaccompanied cello from the 20th and 21st centuries.
Hartman’s program will feature, among other works, the hypnotic percussive tapping of Arturo Fuentes’s Mood, the ethereal harmonics of Johannes Schöllhorn’s grisaille, and the otherworldly sound palette of Krzysztof Penderecki’s Capriccio per Siegfried Palm.
The UMBC Department of Music teams up with the Baltimore School for the Arts, OrchKids, and Booker T. Washington Middle School for the inaugural UMBC Create Music Festival — an event that reimagines music education festivals for equity and 21st century (music) learning. Before the event, each program will collaboratively create an original composition.
The Gibbs Street Duo, featuring cellist Hilary Glen and pianist Sun Min Kim, was formed in June 2020 with the intent to seek out, explore, and introduce music of historically marginalized composers to the musical canon. During the height of the pandemic, the duo focused their energy on presenting their ideas about their recording project at national conferences and various institutions of higher education around North America.
Join Peabody Dance BFA students for an evening of dance. The show features work by faculty and guest artists, including nine premieres by Brinae Ali, Christian Denice, Kristen Stevenson, danah bella, Diedre Dawkins, Madison Hicks, Jess Beach, Kelly Hirina, and Christopher Pennix
Peabody Dance BFA students present an evening of dance at the Peggy and Yale Gordon Center For Performing Arts.
UMBC's Social Sciences Forum presents the Eckert Lecture on Health & Inequality, featuring Eric Wright, Distinguished University Professor of Sociology and Public Health Chair, Department of Sociology at Georgia State University, who will speak on Adverse Childhood Events, Trafficking, and the Health of Runaway and Homeless Youth.
Speaker series hosted by McDaniel’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Located at Coley Rice Lounge, McDaniel Hall at McDaniel College.
• Cultural Speaker Series for Autism Awareness Month with artist-educator Jen White-Johnson, who identifies as an Afro-Latina, disabled designer, and activist. Thursday, April 6.
• Cultural Speaker Series celebrating Deaf History Month. Thursday, April 27.
UMBC Theatre presents The Grown-Up by Jordan Harrison, directed by Joseph Ritsch, in the Proscenium Theatre.
Ten year old Kai is given a magical crystal door-knob by his grandfather that enables him to travel through space and time to see future events in his life. As he moves through time, he realizes how quickly time escapes our grasp. Both poignant and zany, Pulitzer Prize finalist Jordan Harrison expands on the notion that life is too short to miss any moment of it.