The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture presents Spectrum: 2022 Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition, featuring work by UMBC faculty Lynn Cazabon, Kathy Marmor, and Lisa Moren, opening on January 27 and continuing through March 12.
The Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery presents Louie Palu: Distant Early Warning, on display from February 14 through May 20. The exhibition, a multi-year project by Canadian photojournalist Louie Palu, provides a look at the evolving militarization in the North American Arctic driven by climate change.
The Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery presents North Pole Narratives: Photographs from the Wendorff Collection on Robert E. Peary, on display from February 3 through May 20. At the turn of the twentieth century, an international race was under way to be the first to reach the geographic North Pole. On April 6, 1909, American explorer Robert E. Peary (1856–1920) claimed to have clenched the title. This exhibition revisits Peary’s Arctic expeditions through photographs in UMBC’s Wendorff Collection.
In the spirit of arm-chair travelers everywhere, the Voyager Ensemble, featuring violinists Airi Yoshioka and Zheyang "Jerry" Xiong, violist David Yang, and cellist Summer Hu, explores a new country of the world each year by performing repertoire by composers from the region. In its sixth season, this year’s concert focuses on China with a program featuring works by Zhou Long, Bright Sheng, Chen Yi, and Tan Dun.
The Department of Music presents Love You Madly: The Life and Music of Duke Ellington, a multimedia presentation featuring special guest Earl H. Brooks with the UMBC Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Matt Belzer. Come join us for a celebration of Duke Ellington with selections spanning his decades-long career including his masterwork Black, Brown, and Beige!