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Internationally acclaimed artist and trained architect Tomás Saraceno uses iridescent panels, spider webs, and inflatable orbs in three fascinating sculptures on view. The centerpiece of the exhibition, Entangled Orbits, transforms the East Lobby with clusters of iridescent-paneled modules held in place by strings reminiscent of a spider web. Appearing somewhat like bubbles, these spherical modules evoke the artist’s visionary plans for “cloud cities,” which look to naturally occurring forms for inspiration and might provide environments for future human habitation.
UMBC's Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents Gun Show, an exhibition of more than 100 life-size replicas of assault rifles created by artist David Hess from “rescued” objects. The exhibition is curated by Kathy O’Dell, associate professor of visual arts and special assistant to the dean for education and arts partnerships.
Altered Realities, MAP’s Annual Fall Benefit Exhibition, will open Thursday, September 14 and will be on display at Maryland Art Place through Saturday, November 4, 2017.
Altered Realities focuses on uncanny interpretations of the everyday experience. The show will highlight works of art that subvert the viewer’s perspectives literally or metaphorically.
CADVC Launch Event with Dr. Maurice Berger
Thursday, October 12, 4 – 6 p.m.
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture
Please join us for a reception celebrating the launch of four research projects by CADVC Research Professor and Chief Curator, Dr. Maurice Berger. Please RSVP to [email protected].
Over the past year, Dr. Maurice Berger has completed four major research projects for the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, UMBC:
Opening Reception: Oct. 6, 6-10 p.m.
Closing Costume Party: Oct. 28, 7 p.m. until late
Saturday 14 October, noon: Lindsay Jacks, Director of Lights Out Baltimore
Saturday Artist’s Talks at 2pm
- Oct. 7: Benjamin Andrew, Christina Baal, Chris Siron
- Oct. 14: Lynne Parks, Jieyu Zhang
- Oct. 21: Cathy Cook, Nicole Shiflet, Elisabeth Pellathy, Ben Piwowar
Sunday programs at noon
oin Gary Rubin, a local favorite, accompanied by Brent Hardesty at the piano, as they weave their magic, singing the classic songs of Sinatra, Bennett, Darin and Buble. A delightful evening of nostalgic and contemporary classics that will compel you to hum and sing along with them and will make everyday a special occasion. You will walk out smiling!
Writers LIVE: Julie Lythcott-Haims talks about her book Real American: A Memoir. Thursday, October 12, Central Library, African American Department, 400 Cathedral Street, 6:30 p.m.
Created and Performed by Jeanine Durning
Thursday, October 12, 7 p.m. in Dance Tech (Room 231)
UMBC's Performing Arts and Humanities Building
A Tribute to Monk! - Featuring the Carl Grubbs Ensemble
Eubie Live - 847 N. Howard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Join us for a celebration of the music of Thelonious Monk, American jazz pianist and composer - an enjoyable evening of YouTube videos, and
Live Performance and dialogue with the artists. Featuring Carl Grubbs, saxophone, Mike Noonan , piano, Blake Meister, bass, and Byung Kang, drums.
This screening shares stories of immigrants living in the Baltimore area, in the narrators’ native language. This oral histories project between undergraduate students of foreign languages and immigrants in the Baltimore Metropolitan area features interviews in Arabic, Chinese, French, Italian, and Spanish.
Presented in partnership with Loyola University Maryland.
Program Made Possible Through Maryland Humanities Grant Program, Humanities Fund for Baltimore and the Loyola University Center for Community Service and Justice.
7:30pm | FREE - Please RSVP
The Terrible Secret of Lunastus is a zany comedy-action romp through the outers of space! The Moon is falling from orbit and on the eve of the Earth’s destruction four astronauts, accompanied by their stupid robot, Android, depart for the planet Lunastus to assess its suitability as a new home for the human race. The creatures they discover there will make them question their free will… and fear for their lives.
Sylvia Adalman Chamber Series
Michael Kannen, violoncello
Qing Jiang, piano
Katherine Min, author and reader
Johann Sebastian Bach: Gamba Sonata No. 3 in G minor, BWV 1029
Ludwig van Beethoven: Seven variations on the theme Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen, WoO 46
Antonin Dvorak: Klid (Silent Woods), Op. 68/V
Ying-Chen Kao: Falling Still (World Premiere)
César Franck (arr. Jules Delsart): Sonata in A major for cello and piano