Events

 
 
 
 
 
Installation view of the Manhua + Manga exhibition in 2016. (Thai Nguyen / University of Maryland)
 
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All Art Gallery programming will be conducted remotely and online during the 2020-21 academic year. More info at umd.edu/virusinfo
 
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 2020-2021 academic year: 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
TALK
CONVERSATION: JAMILAH SABUR & MORIBA JAH 
In conjunction with the online exhibition Observations: Selected Works by Jamilah Sabur, artist Jamilah Sabur will be in conversation with Dr. Moriba Jah, associate professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at the University of Texas at Austin. Curator Taras W. Matla will serve as moderator. The theme of the conversation will be "Transnational, Interplanetary, and Embodied Futurism," and will explore how concepts related to traditional ecological knowledge and understanding translate to Sabur's art practice. Dr. Jah’s project Eyes on the Sky as well as his ongoing activism to preserve Earth and sky through proactive space environmentalism will round out the discussion.
 
Observations is organized by Taras W. Matla, associate director. Major support is provided by the Dorothy and Nicholas Orem Exhibition Fund. Generous support is provided by the Maryland State Arts Council. Additional support is provided by the David C. Driskell Center for the Study of the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora.
 
Date: Tuesday, Nov 24, 2020
Time: 2 pm (EST)
Location: Gather.town
Admission: Free online
 
PAST EVENTS 
 
TALK
CONVERSATION: GLENDA LEÓN & PATRICIA ORTEGA-MIRANDA
In conjunction with the online exhibition Breath & Delirium: Selected Works by Glenda León, artist Glenda León will be in conversation with students from ARTT 480H (Honors Seminar) and exhibition curator Patricia Ortega-Miranda. They will discuss the artist's intererests, influences, and work over the years as well as the selection of videos included in the exhibition.
 
Breath & Delirium is organized by Patricia Ortega-Miranda, doctoral student and curatorial assistant. Major support is provided by the Dorothy and Nicholas Orem Exhibition Fund. Generous support is provided by the Maryland State Arts Council. 
 
Date: Friday, Sep 11, 2020
Time: 10 am to 11:30 am (EDT) 
Location: Zoom*
Admission: Free online. Registration required, click here. A Zoom link will be provided upon registration. This event will be recorded for future posting to our YouTube channel as well as
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