Arts & Culture


"Intolerable," a sculpure by Daniel Merkowitz-Bustos '21

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Student Artists Capture Spirit of Black Lives Matter

Sadat Art for Peace Competition Winners Announced

Flags from "In America: How Could This Happen …" art installation

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A Living Memorial to COVID Victims

Professor Helps Digitize D.C. Art Installation That Symbolized Virus Deaths

David C. Driskell

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Crowdsourcing Project Aims to Preserve Work of African American Art Pioneer

Correspondence, Other Documents of Groundbreaking Artist, Scholar and Curator David C. Driskell to Be Widely Available Online

"Machinal" dress rehearsal performance

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An Old Scandal-Turned-Play Gets New Tech Treatment

Virtual Production of ‘Machinal’ Incorporates Video Projections, Lighting Innovations

Sign showing Lakeland Urban Renewal Area

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Drums, Oral Histories Combine to Tell a Local Black Community’s Story

‘Shadows of Lakeland’ Explores Challenges, Triumphs Through More Than a Century

School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies production "Ghost Bride"

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$9M Gift Founds New Institute for Performance and Technology in the Arts

Michael and Eugenia Brin’s Generosity Pushes Fearless Ideas Campaign Total to $1.4 Billion

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HBO Documentary Explores Impact of ‘a Trailblazer for All of Us’

Film Premieres Tonight About Late UMD Professor David C. Driskell’s Groundbreaking Exhibition of Black Artists

Collage of three pieces from "In Focus: Representations of Black Womanhood" exhibit: “Body Study Ego,” “Revolving Points” and “Black Girl Bitter”

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Black Womanhood ‘In Focus’

Stamp Gallery Exhibition Questions Traditional Notions of Identity

Painting of a woman from "The End" exhibit

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The Beginning of ‘The End’ for 2020’s Reflections

New Student-Led Art Exhibition Interprets a Year Like No Other

Opera singers perform with masks

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Blown Away

UMD Research Seeks to Minimize Risks of Performing Together; New Tech Supports Students’ Learning

Elizabeth Katt adding tally marks to adding machine tape

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Seeing COVID-19’s Mark

Art Student’s ‘Accounting’ Makes Toll Visible

Rege-Jean Page and Phoebe Dynevor in Bridgerton

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A ‘Bridgerton’ Too Far?

UMD Expert Spills the Very British Tea on the Netflix Series

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Blowing in a New Direction

UMD Wind Orchestra’s Improvisational Project Premieres Tonight

Columbus statue

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‘Monumental’ Assignment

As Historical Contexts Shift, Students Reimagine Disputed Monuments

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‘Fearless’ New Voices Take the Stage

Festival Showcases Young Playwrights

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Major Characters

Student Digitally Paints Engineering, History, Psychology and More Into Fantastical Figures

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Sugar Skulls, Tissue Paper Chains and ‘Day of the Dead’ Bread

Doctoral Candidates Explain the Colorful Components of Día de los Muertos

Illustration of scared person reading a tiny book with a monster behind him

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This Halloween, Get Your Frightening Fix in a Flash

English Professor Contributes to New Book of Tiny Narrative Nightmares

People observe a Planet Word exhibit

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Museum’s Mission Is Louder Than Words

UMD Faculty Help Shape, to Collaborate With New D.C. Nonprofit Focused on Impact of Language

Woman drumming

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Performing Arts Lean Into the Screen

Amid Pandemic, Artists From Los Angeles to London Work With Music, Dance Students Virtually

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A 21st-Century Connection in Art

Reopened Stamp Gallery Highlights Central American Paintings, Sculpture and Digital Media

Storm cloud

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Photographing the Unseen

UMD Art Gallery Acquires Images of Eerie Skinwalker Ranch

Second life virtual museum

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Accessibility Exhibition Gets ‘Second Life’ in Virtual Museum

‘Redefine/ABLE: Challenging Inaccessibility’ Now Open

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Banded Together

USM Institutions to Host Virtual Benefit Concert to Help Students in Financial Crisis

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An Online ‘Paper’ Trail

New Virtual Exhibit Honors Renowned Artist, Professor David Driskell

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NextNOW Goes ‘Then’

Student-Led Arts Festival Seeks Retro Vibe in Virtual Programming

Man wearing mask distributes tripods

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The Sound of a Successful Academic Year

School of Music Majors Receive Professional Recording Equipment Through Teaching Innovation Grant

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Designing for a Different Future

Students, Faculty Rethink the Architecture of Post-Pandemic D.C.

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A Happy Ending for 3 Terp Authors

Alums Simultaneously Have New York Times Bestsellers With Young Adult Books

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During Pandemic, UMD’s National Orchestral Institute + Festival Changes Its Tune

Organizers of Acclaimed Event Compose Creative Virtual Experiences for Musicians

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