In honor of Black History Month, Homewood Museum is offering FREE admission for the entire month of February. Admission includes a guided tour of the museum that draws on new scholarship to tell the stories of Charles and Harriet Carroll, for whom Homewood was constructed in 1801, and two enslaved families, the Rosses and the Conners, who labored for the Carrolls in first quarter of the 19th century.
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This biennial exhibition of works by McDaniel Art and Art History faculty members encompasses a wide range of media, styles and subject matter, including paintings by professor Steven Pearson, chair of the art and art history department, Chinese-styled watercolor and ink paintings by professor Susan Clare Scott and intermedia and digital art by assistant professor Chloe Irla.
UMBC's Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents The Museum of the Old Colony, an art installation by Pablo Delano, from January 30 through March 14. An Opening Reception will be held on Thursday, January 30, from 5 to 7 p.m., and the gallery will open for regular viewing hours on Friday, January 31.
This five-person Kenyan acrobatic show, seen on “America’s Got Talent,” embodies the Bantu Culture of East Africa. The one-hour performance features fast pyramid building, limbo, chair balancing, comedy, fast skip rope, juggling and more – all set to high energy Lingala music.
Call 410-857-2265 or email [email protected] for more information.
Art, Race, and the Archive: Antonio McAfee in Conversation with Shawn Michelle Smith
Reception to follow this program
Presented in association with the exhibition Antonio McAfee: Through the Layers, Pt. 2. in UMBC's Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery January 27 through March 13.
Multidisciplinary artist Jennifer White-Johnson presents a visiting artist lecture in Room 104, Peterson Hall. White-Johnson, who is an assistant professor of visual communications and digital media arts at Bowie State University, has been featured in numerous print and online publications as well as creative collaborative projects, including Print Magazine, The Washington Post, Maryland State Education Association, and the 2019 Women’s March on Washington. She also had two Grammy-nominated visual art designs.
Celebrate with us! MICA's Faculty and Staff Queer Alliance (FASQA) 5th Annual Benefit Drag Show! This is a fundraiser for LGBTQ scholarships at MICA; so, all proceeds will go directly towards scholarship funding.
The headliners for the show will be Baltimore Queens and Kings:
Miss Sue Nami
Dee Dee Dereon
The show will also feature performances by MICA students, faculty, and staff.
McDaniel’s Department of Theatre Arts presents three student-directed plays by McDaniel students Zack Callis, a junior from Damascus, Md., Kendall Harnsberger, a senior from Baltimore, and Patsy Zetkulic, a senior from Arlington, Va. Callis directs “Fire Exit,” written by Stacie Lents, which opens in the aftermath of a fire, as the community faces what appears to be a prank gone terribly wrong.
This annual exhibition features a variety of artwork by McDaniel honors art students. Opening Reception: Thursday, March 5, 5:30–7:30 p.m., with a gallery talk at 6 p.m.
Rice Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., and Saturday, noon–5 p.m. For more information, call 410-857-2595.
In the spirit of armchair travelers everywhere, the Voyager Ensemble, co-directed by Airi Yoshioka and David Yang, explores a new country of the world every concert by combining standard repertoire along with a contemporary work by a composer from the region. This year’s concert focuses on FINLAND with directors Yoshioka and Yang joined by eminent Finnish musicians Kurt Nikkanen and Martti Rousi for the music of Rautavaara, Kaila, and Sibelius. Past concerts have featured performers and music from Hungary, France, and Argentina.
The electoral gains for women in the 2018 election were notable, but that numeric progress was not felt by all women nor did it yield gender parity in American politics. Beyond the numbers, measuring success in U.S. elections means considering the ways in which gender and intersectional dynamics that have created obstacles to women candidates are disrupted.
Kelly Dittmar is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University–Camden and Scholar at the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP), Eagleton Institute of Politics.