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Man, Image, Idea: Photographs of Men from the Mark Rice Collection

Visual Arts
Man, Image, Idea: Photographs of Men from the Mark Rice Collection
Through December 21
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Man, Image, Idea: Photographs of Men from the Mark Rice Collection is an exhibition of 62 photographs from The Mark Rice Collection, donated to the Special Collections at the Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery at UMBC in 1998. The exhibition considers various aesthetic, social, and historical aspects of the photographic representation of the male body since 1969 and the history of gay male photography. This exhibition sets out to display and entice contemplation of the male body and engage the complicated dynamics of looking at the male form. (Click heading for full description.)

The Poet’s Brush: Chinese Ink Paintings by Lo Ch’ing 

Visual Arts
The Poet’s Brush: Chinese Ink Paintings by Lo Ch’ing 
February 1 – March 17
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents an exhibition of paintings by Lo Ch’ing, a Chinese poet-painter whose art is in tradition but expressive of contemporary sensibility. His artworks describe a path between the strong currents of his own short past, the millennia-old past of the Chinese empire, and the demands of today’s postindustrial, consumer-driven and individualist global citizen. (Click heading for full description.)

Maryland All-State Jazz Band

Music
Maryland All-State Jazz Band
Saturday, February 24, 3 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Maryland All State Jazz Band Concert, hosted by the Maryland Music Educators Association, is a culmination of the hard work of students from all over the state of Maryland. (Click heading for full description.)

UMBC Chamber Players  

Music
UMBC Chamber Players  
Wednesday, May 2, 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.)

Joseph Beuys Sculpture Park

Visual Art
Joseph Beuys Sculpture Park
Open year-round
UMBC campus, inside Hilltop Circle between Administration Drive and Commons Drive

Joseph Beuys was an influential German artist known for his performances, sculptures, environments, vitrines, prints, posters, and thousands of drawings. Beuys highlighted the need for greater environmental awareness across the globe through his ongoing social sculpture project entitled, 7000 Oaks. With the help of over 20 organizations, 7000 Oaks inspired the planting of over 350 trees and several stones by over 500 people in Baltimore Parks and at the UMBC sculpture site in 2000. (Click heading for full description.)