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A Season of Change for the CADVC 

Retiring after 30 years, Symmes Gardner is leaving UMBC’s Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture as strong as ever. Incoming director Rebecca Uchill brings with her a commitment to carry on CADVC’s tradition of exceptional art and engagement.

For All the World To See

UMBC’s Maurice Berger launches new research projects with the CADVC

This fall, the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture celebrates launch of four significant research projects by Maurice Berger — new exhibition websites Revolution of the Eye: Modern Art and the Birth of American Television and For All the World To See: Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights, the creation of a new online home for Berger’s “Race Stories” essays, and the extension of a national tour of For All the World To See through the National Endowment for the Humanities’ On the Road program.

Iranian artist Ghazaleh Keshavarz explores the immigrant experience

“As a student coming from abroad to study at UMBC, I have had a great time in the multidisciplinary environment,” says Keshavarz. “The knowledgeable and experienced faculty in the visual arts department have helped me adjust to life and study in America.”

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