Author Archives: Tom Moore

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

Depth of Field

Visual Arts
Depth of Field: Acquisitions to the Photography Collections, 2008 – 2018
Through December 19
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.)

Black Velvet

Black Velvet: Architectures and Archetypes

Dance
Black Velvet: Architectures and Archetypes
An award-winning multidisciplinary performance artwork by Shamel Pitts, Mirelle Martins and Lucca Del Carlo
Thursday, September 27 and Friday, September 28, 8 p.m.
Dance Cube

Black Velvet: Architectures and Archetypes, an award-winning multidisciplinary performance artwork by Shamel Pitts, Mirelle Martins and Lucca Del Carlo, researches and shares the sensibility of ideals, models and textures as a projection of self. (Click heading for full description.)

Neil Feather

Neil Feather: High Zero Workshop

Music
Neil Feather, inventor of instruments and sound sculptures
High Zero Workshop
Friday, September 28, 12 p.m.
Music Box

In partnership with the High Zero festival of improvised and experimental music, the Department of Music presents a workshop by Neil Feather. (Click heading for full description.)

Kevin Short

David W. Smith Gala, featuring bass-baritone Kevin Short

Music
David W. Smith Gala, featuring bass-baritone Kevin Short
Saturday, September 29, 5 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

Kevin Short, distinguished operatic bass-baritone and pedagogue, will present a solo recital to support UMBC’s David W. Smith Memorial Fund, benefiting vocal arts students at UMBC. Please join us for this unforgettable evening of song and celebration. (Click heading for full description.)

Anasi Trio

Anansi Trio

Music
Anansi Trio
Sunday, October 7, 3 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The Anansi Trio, featuring Mark Merella, Matt Belzer (director of jazz studies at UMBC), and Larry Melton celebrate the launch of their debut album, On the Path, with an afternoon of jazz. (Click heading for full description.)

Joan Kelly artwork

CIRCA Catalyst: Joan Kelly, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and Renée Lambert-Bretière, UMBC

Interdisciplinary
CIRCA Catalyst: Joan Kelly, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and Renée Lambert-Bretière, UMBC
Wednesday, October 10, 12 p.m.
216 Performing Arts and Humanities Building (Dresher Center Conference Room)

Joan Marie Kelly, Nanyang Technological University, School of Art Design and Media, is a practicing artist, exhibiting and publishing internationally. Renée Lambert-Brétière is assistant professor of linguistics and French at UMBC. (Click heading for complete information.)

Daniel Mendelsohn by Matt Mendelsohn

An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic

Humanities Forum — Ancient Studies Week
Daniel Mendelsohn, Charles Ranlett Flint Professor of Humanities, Bard College
“An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic”
Thursday, October 11, 4 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Internationally bestselling author, critic, and classicist Daniel Mendelsohn reads from and comments on his new award-winning memoir about a father and son’s journey through Homer’s great epic. (Click heading for full description.)