Todd Forsgren Adelaide’s Warbler (Setophaga adelaidae), 2009 From the series Ornithological Accession no. 2016-07-001

Visual Arts
Depth of Field: Acquisitions to the Photography Collections, 2008 – 2018
Through December 19
Reception: Wednesday, November 14, 6 – 8 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

The exhibition Depth of Field presents approximately one hundred images acquired over the last ten years by UMBC’s Photography Collections through generous gifts from donors and artists. The photographs on view highlight the breadth and depth of the collection and illustrate the range of forms, technology, and artists that historically shaped the medium and are presently impacting its ongoing evolution. (Click heading for full description.)

Visual Arts
A Designed Life: Contemporary American Textiles, Wallpapers, and Containers & Packaging, 1951 – 1954
Continuing through December 8
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents A Designed Life: Contemporary American Textile, Wallpapers, Containers and Packaging, an exhibition based on three historically significant traveling exhibitions of contemporary mass-produced, American-designed consumer goods that were commissioned by the U.S. Department of State in the early 1950s. It recreates and interprets those early Cold War exhibitions — including American textiles, wallpapers, containers, and packaging — restating and interpreting part of each display as it might have appeared in the early 1950s. (Click heading for full description.)

Visual Arts
Visiting Artist Lecture: Martha Colburn
Monday, November 26, 6 p.m.
221C Fine Arts Building

The Department of Visual Arts presents a visiting artist lecture by Martha Colburn, a self-taught filmmaker and artist, addressing political and social ideologies through animated collage and mixed-media arts. (Click heading for full description.)

Visual Arts
SHAG Meet-Up and ‘A Designed Life’ Gallery Walk
Wednesday, November 28, 7 p.m.
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

An informal gallery walk through A Designed Life with the Society for History & Graphics and curator Margaret Re, who will be available to discuss the objects on view and the research that lead to this installation. (Click heading for full description.)

UMBC Chamber Music

UMBC Chamber Players  
Wednesday, November 28, 7:30 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Department of Music presents the UMBC Chamber Players under the direction of Airi Yoshioka. Students in the Chamber Players perform a wide variety of instrumental chamber works, ranging from Baroque, Classical, Romantic to contemporary repertoire. (Click heading for full description.)

Paternal Rites

Visual Arts
CIRCA Presents Jules Rosskam, UMBC, and Margaret Rorison, MICA
Thursday, November 29, 7 p.m.
132 Performing Arts and Humanities Building

Jules Rosskam is an award-winning filmmaker, educator and interdisciplinary artist interested in liminal spaces: the space between male and female, between documentary and fiction, between moving image and still. Margaret Rorison is filmmaker and curator from Baltimore. Her works often develop from explorations through rural and urban landscapes, combining language, sound and imagery to create installations, films and live 16mm projections. (Click heading for full description.)

Interplay - Sampson - Talukdar

Interplay: Daniel E. Sampson and Natasha Talukdar
Thursday, November 29, 7:30 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

InterPlay, a joint venture of UMBC and the Peabody Institute, began in 2016 as a way to connect UMBC undergraduate music majors with Peabody graduate students for their mutual benefit. For this performance, tenor Daniel E. Sampson will collaborate with pianist Natasha Talukdar. (Click heading for full description.)