Friday, July 30, 2021
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Arts & Culture


David C. Driskell photo

Arts & Culture

$790K Mellon Grant to Fund Sculpture Commemorating Late Professor and Artist David Driskell, Expand Center’s Archive

Stainless Steel Abstract Artwork to Stand Outside Cole; Dr. Tritobia Hayes-Benjamin Archive Will Add Up to 25,000 Items to UMD Collection

"Terps, as Seen on TV!" illustration

Arts & Culture

Terps, as Seen on TV!

While the Pandemic’s Had Us Bingeing Like Never Before, It’s Easy to Find UMD Alums in Front of or Behind the Camera

“Resilience Through Art: Black Legacies at UMD”

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‘Legacies’ Worthy of Art

Stamp Gallery Exhibit Focuses on Black and Queer Terps

NOI Philharmonic

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‘It’s a Very Liberating Feeling’

National Orchestral Institute + Festival Returns to In-Person Performance

Screengrab from Faux Paz performance video

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An Aca-Accomplishment

Terp Group’s Virtual Performance Earns First Place in International A Cappella Competition

Dave Chappelle, Lauren Hill, Nina Simone illustration

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In Black Radical Artists, Professor Finds Methods to the ‘Madness’

From Nina Simone to Dave Chappelle, New Book Explores Mad Undercurrent in Black Expressive Culture

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‘Drawn’ to Cities? Consider Sketching Them

Professor’s How-to Book Features Examples by UMD Students

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Short Film, Big Impact

Two Terps Get Oscars Shout-Out for Contributions to Best Animated Short

Projected artwork on The Clarice building

Arts & Culture

Broadening the Arts Umbrella

New Initiative Expands Offerings; Unites Arts, STEM and Social Justice

World War I memorial cross

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A Witness to History

The Story of Bladensburg’s Peace Cross Illuminates a Changing America

Collage of programs, posters and ticket stubs from SEE shows

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50 Years of SEE-ing Sensational Shows

Delve Through the Decades as Student Programming Board Celebrates Anniversary With Weeklong Art Attack

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New ‘Promise’ to Commemorate Pines’ Inauguration

Artwork by Driskell Center Director Celebrates UMD Creativity, Athletics, Activism

Members of Parker Quartet

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Grammy-winning String Quartet to Offer ‘Sensory-friendly’ Virtual Performance

Welcoming Event Aims to Connect Patrons With Autism, Sensory Issues to Arts

"Face Tube (Our Portal)" by Alyssa Imes

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In the ‘Midst’ of It All

New Exhibit at Stamp Gallery Highlights Graduate Students’ Work During COVID

Art installation in parking lot

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‘Lots’ of Art

New Installation Repurposes Open Parking Spaces to Celebrate Campus Creativity

doctored aerial view of UMD campus used in "Young Sheldon"

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Seen on Screen: UMD’s Campus

‘Young Sheldon’s’ Doctored Aerial Shot of McKeldin Mall Just the Latest Example of the University on Film and TV

Brandon Donahue, painter, in front of Cole Field House mural about David C. Driskell

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Mural of a Lifetime

Collage-Style Painting in Cole Field House Honors Towering Figure in African American Art

"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

Arts & Culture

A Living Memorial to COVID Victims

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

David C. Driskell

Arts & Culture

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

Sign showing Lakeland Urban Renewal Area

Arts & Culture

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

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

"Machinal" dress rehearsal performance

Arts & Culture

An Old Scandal-Turned-Play Gets New Tech Treatment

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

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

Arts & Culture

$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

David Driskell in studio
David Driskell in studio

Arts & Culture

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

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Black Womanhood ‘In Focus’

Stamp Gallery Exhibition Questions Traditional Notions of Identity

Arts & Culture

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

Arts & Culture

A ‘Bridgerton’ Too Far?

UMD Expert Spills the Very British Tea on the Netflix Series

Illustration of musicians playing instruments

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Blowing in a New Direction

UMD Wind Orchestra’s Improvisational Project Premieres Tonight

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