Events & Programs

Every year the University of Maryland Art Gallery offers a variety of FREE exhibition related events and programs for all audiences. The following is the most up-to-date list for the 2017-2018 academic year: 
 
 
LAID, PLACED, AND ARRANGED
Laid, Placed, and Arranged is an exploration of recent work made by six University of Maryland MFA alumni -- Laurel Farrin, Hiroyuki Hamada, Francie Hester, Meg Mitchell, Ellington Robinson, and Wilfredo Valladares -- who have gone on to become significant voices in the realm of contemporary art and academia. This exhibition is supported in part by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council. 
 
An opening reception will be held on September 6, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  
 
On view September 6-December 8, 2017  
Location: University of Maryland Art Gallery
Admission: Free 
 
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IN MEMORIAM: ANDY DUNNILL
In Memoriam: Andy Dunnill celebrates the life and art of University of Maryland alumnus Andy Dunnill (1967-2016). Know for his signature assemblages of precariously teetering steel beams and blocks, Dunnill spent several years as an assistant in the atelier of sculptor Mark di Suvero in New York City. Most recently, Dunnill served as a professor of art at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The installation showcases recently acquired drawings from the artist's estate. This exhibition is supported in part by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council.  
 
On view September 6-December 8, 2017 
Location: University of Maryland Art Gallery (Herman Maril Teaching and Research Gallery)
Admission: Free 
 
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RECENT GIFTS
Recent Gifts presents highlights of new works that entered the permanent collection. Acquisitions include significant paintings by Joseph Gerstmeyer (Austria, 1801-1870) and Paul Reed (United States, 1919-2015), a Kurumba antelope headdress from the Drs. Sharlene and Stephen Weiss collection of African Art, as well as a rare drawing by Maurice de Vlaminck (France, 1876-1958). This exhibition is supported in part by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council.  
 
On view September 6-December 8, 2017  
Location: University of Maryland Art Gallery (Permanent Collection Gallery)
Admission: Free 
 
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GALLERY TALK 
Join assistant director Taras W. Matla for an in-gallery conversation exploring the Gallery's fall exhibition Laid, Placed, and Arranged. This talk is supported in part by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council.
 
Date: September 27, 2017  
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  
Location: University of Maryland Art Gallery
Admission: Free  
 
More events and programs will be added soon. 
 
December 9, 2017 - January 30, 2018 -- Closed for Winter Break