Category Visual Arts

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They Fight with Cameras: Walter Rosenblum in WWII from D-Day to Dachau

Visual Art
They Fight with Cameras: Walter Rosenblum in WWII from D-Day to Dachau
August 26 – December 16
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

As a World War II U.S. Army combat photographer, Walter Rosenblum (1919-2006) landed on Omaha Beach on D-Day. Afterwards, the 5-man Signal Corps camera team of which he was a part was attached to various combat units fighting in France, Germany and Austria. This exhibition features 46 of Rosenblum’s wartime photographs, a wide selection of historic documents, personal mementos, and film clips. (Click heading for full description.)

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Spectrum: 2015 UMBC Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition

Visual Arts
Spectrum: 2015 UMBC Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture
October 8 – December 13

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents Spectrum: 2015 UMBC Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition, featuring artworks by Lee Boot, Irene Chan, Kathy Marmor, Tim Nohe, and Eric Smallwood. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, October 8, from 5 to 7 pm. (Click on heading for full description.)

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Film Screening of Rocks in My Pockets, with Director Signe Baumane

Visual Arts
Film Screening of Rocks in My Pockets, with Director Signe Baumane
Thursday, October 22 | 6 – 8 pm
132 Performing Arts & Humanities Building

The Department of Visual Arts Visiting Artist Program presents a screening of the film Rocks in My Pockets (88 minutes), followed by a question and answer session with the director, Signe Baumane. Rocks in My Pockets is a poignant and often hilarious tale of mystery, mental health, redemption and survival, based on true events surrounding the filmmaker, the women in her family, and their battles with depression and madness. (Click heading for full description.)

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China’s Forgotten Gated Communities

Humanities Forum
Tong Lam, photographer and associate professor of history, University of Toronto
Wednesday, November 18 | 5:30 pm
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

In post-socialist China, gated communities have become conspicuous symbols of affluence for the country’s rising middle class amid the so-called “economic miracle.” However, Chinese cities also have many not-so-visible neighborhoods with mostly low-income migrant workers from the countryside that are physically being gated off in the name of urban beautification and social management. (Click heading for full description.)

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Seeing Science: Photography, Science and Visual Culture

Visual Arts
Seeing Science: Photography, Science and Visual Culture
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture & Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery
January 18 – December 16

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents Seeing Science: Photography, Science and Visual Culture, to be shown at both the Center and at the Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery. (Click heading for full description.)

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2016 Intermedia and Digital Arts Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

Visual Arts
2016 Intermedia and Digital Arts Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition
April 7 – 23
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents the 2016 Intermedia and Digital Arts Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition. (Click on heading for full description.)

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2016 Visual Arts Senior Exhibition

Visual Art
2016 Visual Arts Senior Exhibition
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture
May 17 – June 10

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents the 2016 Visual Arts Senior Exhibition. (Click heading for full description.)

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