Events

 
 
 
 
 
Installation view of the Manhua + Manga exhibition in 2016. (Thai Nguyen / University of Maryland)
 
Every year the University of Maryland Art Gallery offers a variety of free exhibition-related events for all audiences. The following is the most up-to-date list for the 2019-2020 academic year: 
 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
TALK
CONVERSATION: BRYAN BENDER, DR. KELSEY JOHNSON, AND DR. MATTHEW KNIGHT ON SPACE EXPLORATION, UAPs, AND INTELLIGENT LIFE BEYOND EARTH
In conjunction with the exhibition Lia Halloran: The Same Sky Overarches Us All, join POLITICO defense and space editor Bryan Bender, University of Virginia professor of astronomy Dr. Kelsey Johnson, and UMD research astronomer Dr. Matthew Knight as they discuss the current state of space exploration; current and future roles of military and private commerce activities in space; and recent reports by U.S. Navy pilots of Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon (UAP)also known as UFOsand the possibility of non-terrestrial, intelligently controlled craft visiting Earth. The conversation will be moderated by University of Maryland Art Gallery associate director Taras W. Matla.
 
Complimentary coffee by Lost Sock Roasters will be available before and after the talk. This event is supported, in part, by a generous grant from the Maryland State Arts Council
 
Date: Tue, Oct 22, 2019
Time: 5 pm 
Location: University of Maryland Art Gallery 
Admission: Free* 
 
* Please arrive early as seating is limited.  
 
 
PAST EVENTS
EXHIBITION PREVIEW AND RECEPTION 
LIA HALLORAN: THE SAME SKY OVERARCHES US ALL 
All are cordially invited to the reception and exhibition preview for Lia Halloran: The Same Sky Overarches Us All. Halloran explores the lesser-known history of early women astronomers and the central role they played in modern astronomy, including the discovery and documentation of major celestial bodies. The artist uses large-scale cyanotypesa photographic printing process developed in the mid-nineteenth century, primarily for scientific usein order to examine how perception, time, and scale informs the human desire to understand the world and our emotional and psychological place within it. 
 
Complimentary hors d'oeuvres and selection of beer, wine, and soft drinks will be served. 
 
Date: Wed, Sep 4, 2019 
Time: 5 pm to 7 pm 
Remarks: 5:50 pm
Location: University of Maryland Art Gallery 
Admission: Free 
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PERFORMANCE, EXHIBITION PREVIEW, AND RECEPTION
CARLOS MARTIEL: LINEA DE TIEMPO 
All are cordially invited to the reception and exhibition preview for Carlos Martiel: LĂ­nea de Tiempo (Timeline). The most comprehensive survey of the Havana-born, Brooklyn-based artist's oeuvre to date, this exhibition focuses squarely the evolution and rigor of Martiel's performative practice over the last decade. It includes objects and video footage from past performances as well as a newly commissioned work by the University of Maryland Art Gallery titled Muerte al Olvido (Death to Oblivion). 
 
Complimentary hors d'oeuvres and selection of beer, wine, and soft drinks will be served. 
 
Date: Wed, Sep 11, 2019 
Time: 5 pm to 7 pm 
Performance: 5 pm to 7 pm 
Location: University of Maryland Art Gallery 
Admission: Free 
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