Arts & Culture


10 students' headshots

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‘Fearless’ New Voices Take the Stage

Festival Showcases Young Playwrights

Project Fearless Season 1, by Berkeley Poulsen: Drawings of characters representing UMD majors

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Major Characters

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

Dia de los Muertos altar

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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

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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

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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

Collage of NEXTNow headliners

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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.

Terps Elizabeth Acevedo MFA ’15 (top), Jason Reynolds ’05 (middle) and Roseanne A. Brown ’17 (at bottom), all had books last week in New York Times’ list of bestselling hardcover books for young adults

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A Happy Ending for 3 Terp Authors

Alums Simultaneously Have New York Times Bestsellers With Young Adult Books

Students play in orchestra

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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

Screengrab of Poorna Jagannathan '96 sitting at the dinner table on Netflix show "Never Have I Ever"

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Showing Strong Character in Netflix Hit

Three Terps Appear in New Series ‘Never Have I Ever’

“Entropic Construction”

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An Artful Solution

Whether Tool Shed, Parking Lot or Alley, MFA Thesis Locales Show Extra Creativity in Virtual Exhibition

Esther Atkinson sings on driveway

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An Opera Student’s Curbside Concerts

Back at Home, Singer Performs Weekly for Passersby

Screengrab from Zoom rehearsal of "She Kills Monsters"

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The Show Must ‘Zoom’ On

Theater Students Mount Production of ‘She Kills Monsters’—From Their Homes

Lady Gaga at the Met Gala

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A Bash for the Fashion Masses

Terp Helps Create Virtual Met Gala

Illustration of man in bed with laptop on lap and dog at feet

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Quarantine in Seventeen

Haiku Contest Looks for Quick—but Poetic—Insights on Life at Home

Illustration of a turtle with a camera for a head

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Hitting ‘Play’ at Home

UMD Art Gallery’s Online Exhibit Explores Our Tech Reliance

Piano students

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Special Delivery: Pianos to Students’ Homes

School of Music, Steinway Harmonize to Help 7 Performers Keep Practicing

Cloth masks

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Theater Community Pivots to Another Kind of Mask

With Protective Gear in Short Supply, Staff and Alums Sew Up Solutions 

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Comedic Identity

Late-night Writer, Stand-up Karen Chee’s Performance Marks Asian American Studies Anniversary

Cy Keener screengrab
Cy Keener screengrab

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Big Ten Network: Finding Art in Changing Environment

Assistant Professor Communicates Scientific Findings in Unique Visual Installations

Michael Kaiser portrait

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Art and Craft

UMD Arts Expert Helping Baltimore Orchestra Chart New Course

Collage of archival images from Cedar Haven

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Trail Through History

Students Create Heritage Tour Linking African American Past in Southern Prince George's County

Nakia (Lupita Nyong'o), T'Challa/Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) and Okoye (Danai Gurira) walk in "Black Panther"

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Queen of Costumes

Ruth E. Carter, Academy Award-winning Costume Designer of ‘Black Panther,’ to Visit Campus Today

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