In 2017 the Johns Hopkins Sheridan Libraries began building the world’s most comprehensive collection of rare books, manuscripts, and ephemera detailing the experiences of early modern women from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment.
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.
UMBC's Department of Music presents Outside the Lines, a concert series made possible with financial support from UMBC’s Linehan Fund for Excellence in the Arts. These concerts feature three unique ensembles dedicated to blurring traditional music formats in presentation and composition.
UMBC's Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture (CADVC) presents a conversation with multimedia artist Tomashi Jackson and CADVC director Rebecca Uchill. During the 2022–23 academic year, Jackson is undertaking a research-based artist residency with the CADVC, focused on the history of and advocacy for alternative art spaces, building on Jackson’s existing research that she calls the “Pedagogy Study Hall” project.
A native of Shanghai, China, violinist Lun Li won First Prize in the 2021 Young Concert Artists Susan Wadsworth International Auditions, The Paul A. Fish Memorial Prize, the Buffalo Chamber Music Society Prize, and was named John French Violin Chair at YCA. He is also the recent joint winner of First Prize at the Lillian and Maurice Barbash J.S. Bach Competition. Further accolades include winning second prize in Shanghai’s Haydn Chamber Competition, resulting in an invitation to perform at the Helsinki Music Centre Festival.
Maryland Winds is a professional concert band based in Howard County that exists to bring world-class wind band music to the residents of Maryland. Its musicians and conductor, Timothy J. Holtan, perform at the highest levels while sharing their love of music with students, music educators, and enthusiastic audiences through clinics, masterclasses, and public performances on par with the world’s finest performing ensembles.
In fall 2019, UMBC's Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery presented Experimentalist: The Art of Robert W. Fichter, the first retrospective of the artist’s career in over thirty years. We are pleased now offer this exhibition in an online version, available here.