Arts & Culture

New Branding Campaign Launched for UMBC Arts and Humanities

What makes UMBC offerings in the arts and humanities unique? Why might you choose to attend a UMBC theatre performance, humanities forum lecture or arts exhibition? And, perhaps most important, what does the arts and humanities experience at UMBC feel like? Those are some of the questions that a committee of from UMBC’s Office of Institutional Advancement (OIA), the provost’s office and the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS) started asking last year. Beginning today, the results can be seen in a new branding and marketing campaign that reflects—and sets expectations of—the experience at UMBC. The most noticeable… Continue Reading New Branding Campaign Launched for UMBC Arts and Humanities

A Legacy of Love: Italian Memorial Sculpture (Through 12/21)

The Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery presents “A Legacy of Love: Italian Memorial Sculpture.” Dramatic social, political and artistic changes swept across Italy in the 19th and early 20th centuries, finding expression in remarkable funerary sculptures commissioned by the newly affluent middle class. Featured in “A Legacy of Love” are photographs of memorial sculptures created between 1820 and 1840 and ranging in style from Neoclassicism through ever more astonishing forms of Realism, Symbolism and Art Deco. These sculptures, artifacts of both a personal and a public history, express the values, aspirations, virtues and sins of a rising social and economic… Continue Reading A Legacy of Love: Italian Memorial Sculpture (Through 12/21)

Jaimes Mayhew ’10, MFA in Imaging and Digital Arts, Receives Fulbright Scholarship to Iceland

Jaimes Mayhew ’10, MFA in imaging and digital arts, has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship to Iceland, where he will spend the next nine months working on a social practice art project, Autonomous Energy Research Lab. Mayhew states, “Autonomous Energy Research Lab is an art research project that will investigate the idea of autonomy through conversations, art events, visits from other Baltimore-based artists and any other methods of research that may come about. All of these events will take place involving my research lab, which is a modified bike cart that includes a table, chairs, protection from the… Continue Reading Jaimes Mayhew ’10, MFA in Imaging and Digital Arts, Receives Fulbright Scholarship to Iceland

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