Category Visual Arts

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Revolution of the Eye: Modern Art and the Birth of American Television

Exhibition
Through December 10
Revolution of the Eye: Modern Art and the Birth of American Television
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

Revolution of the Eye: Modern Art and the Birth of American Television is the first exhibition to explore how avant-garde art influenced and shaped the look and content of network television in its formative years, from the late 1940s to the mid-1970s. (Click heading for full description.)

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Seeing Science: Photography, Science and Visual Culture

Interdisciplinary
SEEING SCIENCE: Photography, Science and Visual Culture
Online and Campus-Wide Programs
Ongoing 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.)

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SEEING SCIENCE Film Series

Interdisciplinary
Seeing Science Film Festival
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
December 7, 7 p.m.
132 Performing Arts and Humanities Building

“Critics Consensus: One of the best political allegories of the 1950s, Invasion of the Body Snatchers is an efficient, chilling blend of sci-fi and horror.” (Click heading for full description.)

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Sharing the Past, Building the Future: UMBC at 50

Exhibition
Closing reception and book signing
Thursday, December 8, 4 – 6 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Join us for a final look at the Library’s 50th anniversary exhibition! UMBC Bookstore staff will be selling copies of the anniversary catalog ($15) and Improbable Excellence: The Saga of UMBC by Dr. George La Noue. (Click heading for full description.)

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Catalyst: The Art of John Gornto

Visual Arts
Catalyst: The Art of John Gornto
Wednesday – Saturday, December 9 – 17
Opening reception: Friday, December 9, 6 – 8 p.m.
Chesapeake Art Center (CAC) (off campus event)

In science, a catalyst incites reaction. John Gornto, artist and aerospace engineer, works in the Baltimore area. He creates artworks that react to his personal struggles and to his environment. Over 15 artworks, both large and small scale, including acrylic and watercolor paintings and sculptures within cigar boxes will be featured in the exhibition Catalyst: The Art of John Gornto presented by the Museum Practice students of the Department of Visual Arts and hosted by Chesapeake Arts Center. (Click heading for full description.)

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Muntadas, Activating Artifacts: Interpretation, Translation, Education

Visual Art
Muntadas, Activating Artifacts: Interpretation, Translation, Education
January 26 – March 10
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

Produced in close collaboration with world-renowned multimedia artist Antoni Muntadas, this site-specific exhibition project addresses a gradual but steady shift in academia, addressing a gradual but steady shift in academia. (Click heading for complete information.)

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2017 Intermedia and Digital Arts Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

Visual Arts
2017 Intermedia and Digital Arts Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition
Thursday, April 13 – Friday, April 28
Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

UMBC’s Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture (CADVC) and the Department of Visual Arts present the Intermedia and Digital Arts [IMDA] M.F.A. Thesis 2017 Exhibition. (Click heading for full description.)