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Documenting COVID-19 Experiences at UMBC

Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery Albin O. Kuhn Library, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore

The Special Collections Department of the Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery is documenting the experiences of UMBC students, staff, faculty, and other members of the campus community during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, and contributing them to the UMBC University Archives. We invite you to share your stories, photographs, videos, and other documentation about the …

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The Digital Decameron

“In 1348 a party of wealthy young patricians take refuge from the plague that is raging in the city in a villa outside Florence. To pass the time, they tell each other stories…” — The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio, Penguin Classics, 1972 As a creative response to the postponement of the DST2020 Conference, due to take place at …

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Remembering Maurice Berger

It is with great sadness that we share with you the passing of Dr. Maurice Berger, chief curator and research professor at UMBC’s Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture (CADVC), who died Sunday, March 22, in Craryville, New York from complications of COVID-19. A path-breaking art historian and curator, Maurice was a fierce advocate …

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Codex: 2020 Intermedia and Digital Arts Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

UMBC’s Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture (CADVC) and the Department of Visual Arts present Codex, the 2020 Intermedia and Digital Arts (IMDA) Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, featuring work by Brandon Ables, Jason Charney, Mandy Morrison, and Adan Rodriguez. Originally scheduled from April 7 to 24, the exhibition is viewable now online at the CADVC's website. …

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Experimentalist: The Art of Robert W. Fichter

Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery Albin O. Kuhn Library, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore

In fall 2019, the Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery presented Experimentalist: The Art of Robert W. Fichter, the first retrospective of the artist’s career in over thirty years. We are pleased now offer this exhibition in an online version, available here. Drawn from his archive at UMBC, the 55 works in this exhibition created between 1962 …

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Visualizing the Intangible: An Exploration into Non-Objective Portraiture

OCA Mocha presents Visualizing the Intangible: An Exploration into Non-Objective Portraiture, a virtual exhibition featuring artwork ryy casper, Alexandra Slezak, Zoe Balderson, Cameron Matthew Thorn, Katelynn Herty, Bess Lumsden, and Zach Manuel. Images will also be featured on OCA Mocha's Instagram and Facebook feeds.

Community Retriever Project

The Community Retriever Project is a Center for Democracy and Civic Life virtual art series designed to sustain connections within the UMBC community during and beyond the period of physical distancing in connection with COVID-19. Groups within the UMBC community create photo collages in which members communicate their shared hopes and perspectives on solidarity and …

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