SEEING SCIENCE: Photography, Science and Visual Culture
Through April 2017

Through its multiple components, SEEING SCIENCE looks at the forms scientific images take, what they reveal, how they transform the disciplines they serve, and lives they influence. (Click heading for full description.)

Visual Arts
The Korshak Collection: Illustrations of Imaginative Literature
April 10 – May 16
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Truly a vision of the fantastic, the exhibition The Korshak Collection: Illustrations of Imaginative Literature offers an amazing exploration of both illustrative art and the evolution of the visual landscape of science fiction and fantasy literature. Featuring work by both American and European artists and spanning more than a century, these vivid illustrations bring to life adventures, beings, and worlds conjured in novels such as Don Quixote, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Tarzan, and pulp magazines including Amazing Stories, Weird Tales, Fantastic Adventures, and Wonder Stories. (Click heading for full description.)

Visual Arts
Glass Oil Blood
Exhibition: April 14 – 28
RTKL Award Lecture: Thursday, April 27, 2-3 p.m.
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

UMBC’s Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture and the Department of Visual Arts present the 2017 Intermedia and Digital Arts Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition Glass, Oil and Blood. Three MFA Candidates in the Intermedia and Digital Arts (IMDA) program, Melissa Penley Cormier, Ghazaleh Keshavarz and Jaclin Paul, present their time-based and installation works, digital photography, and objects in the exhibition. (Click heading for full description.)

Visual Arts
RTKL Award Presentation: Ghazaleh Keshavarz “Naftoon”
Thursday, April 27, 2 p.m
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

RTKL Award recipient and IMDA M.F.A. candidate, Ghazaleh Keshavarz, will discuss her thesis project Naftoon, an installation work in the thesis exhibition, Glass, Oil, and Blood. (Click heading for full description.)

Social Sciences Forum
“Implicit Social Cognition”
Mahzarin Banaji, Harvard University
Thursday, April 27, 4 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

How deep are the bounds on human thinking and feeling and how do they shape social interactions and decisions? For the past 25 years, Dr. Banaji has studied mental processes that appear to operate without conscious awareness or conscious control. (Click heading for full description.)

UMBC Collegium Musicum
Thursday, April 27, 7:30 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The UMBC Collegium Musicum is dedicated to the exploration and performance of vocal and instrumental music from the European Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods, sampling musical repertoires created between 800 and 1750. (Click heading for full description.)

The Mail Order Bride by Charles Mee
Thursday, April 27 – Sunday, May 7
Proscenium Theatre

Inspired by Molière’s School for Wives, The Mail Order Bride is an outrageous comedy-with-music set in contemporary New York City.  A wealthy widower orders up a young Asian bride for special delivery but wedding plans run amok when the bride reveals she has a mind, and a heart, of her own. (Click heading for full description.)