Arts & Culture


A view of “[Un]Common Collections” gallery

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Collecting Call

Driskell Center Exhibit Highlights Breadth of African American Art

Cy Keener hangs art exhibit in Rockville, Md.

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A Cold, Hard Act

Art Installation to Illustrate Climate Change Unexpectedly Disrupted—by Climate Change Itself

Thousands gather for the Silent Disc-Glo, a silent dance party in partnership with Student Entertainment Events, on Saturday during the 2019 NextNOW Fest.

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Another NextNOW Takes a Bow

Two-Day Festival Celebrating the Arts Welcomed Thousands

Students dancing at NextNOW Fest

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Five Can’t-Miss Features at NextNOW Fest 2019

Rock, Rap, Wrestling and Visual Poetry Among Highlights at Campus Arts Extravaganza

early-20th-century African American clubwomen

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Voting Fights

Exhibit Co-curated by UMD Professor Marks 100th Anniversary of 19th Amendment

Split shot of Irina Muresanu playing violin in front of green screen
Split shot of Irina Muresanu playing violin in front of green screen

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Having the World on Her Strings

VR-Music Partnership Takes Violinist’s Audience to Venues Around Globe

Drum Major Garrett Tatano '20 leads a drill yesterday for fellow members of the Mighty Sound of Maryland marching band.

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Trumpeting the Start of the Semester

Mighty Sound of Maryland Marching Band Steps Up During Early Week

safe space rendering

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Building Strength

Architecture Student’s Proposal for Shelter for Human Trafficking Victims Included in National Exhibit

VR violin performance

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Four Strings Around the [Virtual] World

Immersive Digital Settings Form Backdrop for Violin Professor's Performances

Hamilton musical number

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Historian: "Hamilton" the Ultimate Teachable Moment

Professor Travels Country Parsing Popular Musical’s Merits

Muffy Blake Stephyns in "Queen of the Capital" documentary

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Crowning an "Empress"

Merrill College Lecturer’s New Documentary Opens Door on D.C. Drag Community

Mural being painted

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Colors of a Community

Graduate Class Joins Hyattsville Community on New Mural

"Mushroom" sculpture

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"A Second Life and a Second Identity"

Art Professor’s Wood Sculptures Featured in New Smithsonian Gardens Exhibit

Tv with streaming services gif

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Business Expert: Why Cable Is Poised for a Comeback

Spread of Streaming Services Likely to Prompt Return of Aggregation

Heidi Chronicles dance

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Working Girl 2.0

"Heidi Chronicles" Speaks to #MeToo Generation

illustration of various musicians

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UMD's Biggest Concerts (According to Us)

As Art Attack Arrives, We Pick From Six Decades of Performances

Chip, Joanna and Crew Gaines wave

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Marketing Expert: How "Fixer Upper" Stars Are Building an Empire

Success of Down-to-Earth Gaineses Offers Lessons for Business Behemoths

"The Facebook Dilemma" still

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UMD Honored by Peabodys

Journalism Professor, Archives Played Key Roles in Documentary, Podcast

Great Bookish Bake-Off

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From Stacks to Oven Racks

Libraries Event Inspires Book-Based Bake-Off

Game of Thrones water cooler illustration

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Should You Talk About "Game of Thrones" at Work?

Expert Weighs the Pros, Cons of Water-Cooler Catharsis

still from "Wild Nights With Emily"

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"Wild" Woman

New Film Based on Professor’s Work Re-envisions Emily Dickinson’s Life

Social Justice Day

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A Balancing Actress

"Orange Is the New Black" Co-star/Immigration Activist Speaks as Part of Social Justice Day 

Kurt Weill Festival

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Staging a Double Take

New Production of Two Works by Kurt Weill Combines Opera, Dance and Theater

Kermit wearing Maryland T-shirt

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Which Muppet Are You?

Take Our Buzzfeed-inspired Quiz to Learn How You Fit Into Alum Jim Henson’s Puppet World

Kristen P. Ahern MFA ’19 with her puppet

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They’ve Got the World on a String—or a Rod

Students Bring Their Henson-Funded Puppet Creations to the Stage

Liz Lerman

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Saving and Sharing a Dance Legacy

University Libraries Awarded NEH Grant to Digitize Videos of Liz Lerman Dance Exchange

Justin Alston and Andrew Saundry perform during TDPS Backwards

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Role Reversal

Performers Put Nontraditional Spin on Broadway, Hollywood Tunes

Phillips Collection exterior

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Talking Pictures

Phillips, UMD Partnership Host Latest "Conversations With Artists"

Korinn Walfall in "Ain't Misbehavin'"

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In the Middle of "Misbehavin’"

With Latest Role, Young Alum Expands Presence on D.C. Theater Scene

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