COVID-19 (Coronavirus) UMBC campuses are closed, but courses are now online and employees are working remotely.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 – Friday, June 12, 2020


The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents the 2020 Visual Arts Senior Exhibition, celebrating the work of graduating seniors in Photography, Graphic Design, Cinematic Arts, Animation/Interactive Media, and Print Media.

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Monday, March 30, 2020 – Sunday, June 7, 2020

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As a creative response to the postponement of the DST2020 Conference, due to take place at Loughborough University in the UK from March 30 to April 1, the conference organizers initiated Digital Decameron.  “In Boccaccio’s original, the characters told ten stories a day for ten days.  In our version, we feature ten stories a week for ten weeks beginning on March 30, the original planned start of DST2020.”

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UMBC’s Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture (CADVC) and the Department of Visual Arts present Codex, the 2020 Intermedia and Digital Arts (IMDA) Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, featuring work by Brandon Ables, Jason Charney, Mandy Morrison, and Adan Rodriguez.

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ryy casper



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OCA Mocha presents Visualizing the Intangible: An Exploration into Non-Objective Portraiture, a virtual exhibition featuring artwork ryy casper, Alexandra Slezak, Zoe Balderson, Cameron Matthew Thorn, Katelynn Herty, Bess Lumsden, and Zach Manuel. 

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Documenting COVID-19



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The Special Collections department of the Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery is documenting the experiences of UMBC students, staff, faculty, and other members of the campus community during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, and contributing them to the UMBC University Archives. We invite you to share your stories, photographs, videos, and other documentation about the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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Community Retriever Project



Online

The Community Retriever Project is a Center for Democracy and Civic Life virtual art series designed to sustain connections within the UMBC community during and beyond the period of physical distancing in connection with COVID-19.

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The Library Gallery presents an online exhibition, Experimentalist: The Art of Robert W. Fichter. Working at the forefront of experimental photography, Fichter combined drawing, hand photoengraving processes, and photographic images to create striking images.

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It is with great sadness that we share with you the passing of Dr. Maurice Berger, chief curator and research professor at UMBC’s Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture (CADVC), who died Sunday, March 22, in Craryville, New York from complications of COVID-19. A path-breaking art historian and curator, Maurice was a fierce advocate for social justice and an exceptionally caring human being. Through his exhibitions and writings, he compelled us to look honestly at issues of race, inequity, and their representations in visual culture.

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