Visual Arts
Aftermath: War is Only Half the Story
April 2 – May 26
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Aftermath: War is Only Half the Story tells the incredibly moving stories of the people left behind after the cameras have moved on from a war zone. Drawing on photographs from over fifty photographers, these personal and often poetic post-war views unveil not only another side to the devastating effects of war, but also tell the stories of people coming together to rebuild and heal. (Click heading for full description.)

Visual Arts
Lucky Suns: 2018 IMDA MFA Thesis Exhibition
Tuesday, April 3 – Wednesday, April 25
Opening reception: Friday, April 6, 5 to 7 p.m.
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents the annual MFA Thesis Exhibition, featuring works by graduate students will who receive MFAs in Intermedia and Digital Arts. (Click on heading for full description.)

The Herd

Interdisciplinary
UMBC at Light City
April 14 – 21
Various locations

A festival of light, music, and innovation, Light City transforms Baltimore City with world class light displays and sculptures, video projections on buildings and interactive technologies to create once-in-a-lifetime experiences for families, residents and visitors. Launched in 2016, Light City Baltimore is the first large-scale, international light festival in the United States. UMBC will be represented on the BGE Light Art Walk along Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, featuring more than 50 attractions including illuminated sculptures, projections, interactive technologies, performances, concerts, food vendors and a children’s area. Light City’s innovation programming, Labs@LightCity, generates an ecosystem of ideas and learning during the day. The Spark II gallery will showcase UMBC artists and performers. And on Saturday, April 21st, we’ll host an Alumni Social at the Baltimore Visitor Center. UMBC faculty, students, and alumni are key contributors to Light City and the Labs@LightCity. We invite you to join us for art, discussion, performances, and more! (Click heading for complete information.)

Aftermath

Visual Arts/Interdisciplinary
Sara Terry, photojournalist and founder of The Aftermath Project: “War Is Only Half the Story”
Thursday, April 19, 4 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

In conjunction with the exhibition Aftermath: War Is Only Half the Story, the Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery presents a lecture by Sara Terry, photojournalist and founder of The Aftermath Project. She will discuss the constellation of issues facing communities following the “resolution” of armed conflict, focusing on the work of The Aftermath Project. (Click heading for full description.)

Visual Arts
RTKL Award Presentation: Christopher Kojzar 
Friday, April 20, 2:00 p.m
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

RTKL Award recipient and IMDA M.F.A. candidate, Christopher Kojzar, will discuss his thesis project. (Click heading for full description.)

Dance
Senior Dance Concert
Friday, April 20 – Saturday, April 21, 8 p.m.
Dance Cube (337 Performing Arts and Humanities Building)

The Department of Dance presents the Senior Dance Concert, featuring new works that explore the past, present, and future of the human experience through elaborate and exciting movement. (Click heading for full description.)

Linehan Concert Hall

Music
Student Composers Workshop
Saturday, April 21, 4 – 6 p.m.
Music Box (151 Performing Arts and Humanities Building)

The Department of Music presents the Student Composers Workshop, featuring premieres of new works by student composers. (Click heading for full description.)