Events

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 2018-2019 academic year: 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
 
TALK 
CARLOS MARTIEL IN CONVERSATION 
Cuban-born, Brooklyn-based artist Carlos Martiel will be in conversation with University of Maryland Art Gallery associate director Taras W. Matla and Dept of Art History and Archaeology graduate student Patricia Ortega-Miranda. They will discuss the intersection of geopolitics, cross-cultural borders, and identity in Martiel's art. This event is in association with the Art Gallery's Visiting Artist Lecture/Project and UMD's Year of Immigration initiative.
 
Date: Tue, Oct 23, 2018 
Reception: 5:30pm
Talk Time: 6pm
Location: David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland
Admission: Free
 
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TALK 
GALLERY TALK AND COFFEE HAPPY HOUR
Join authors Norman M. Klein and Margo Bistis for an in-gallery conversation exploring their book The Imaginary 20th Century and the exhibition that is built around it -- of the same name -- in the Gallery Shop. Following the talk, all attendees are invited to reflect on the exhibition at our Coffee Happy Hour in the Parren J. Mitchell Art-Sociology Bldg. Atrium. Coffee and pastries will be provided by craft coffee brewers Lost Sock Roasters. This talk is supported in part by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council.
 
Date: Thu, Oct 25, 2018 
Gallery Talk: 1pm
Coffee Hapy Hour: 2pm
Location: University of Maryland Art Gallery 
Admission: Free
 
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TALK 
PROJECTING POLITICS IN THOUGHT, WORD, AND DEED: A CONVERSATION WITH ROBIN BELL AND NORMAN M. KLEIN 
Join us we partner with STABLE Arts DC for a spirited conversation with DC-based artist Robin Bell and LA-based author, critic, and historian Norman M. Klein, as they discuss the act of projecting politics and artful activism in the age of Trump, from the artist's perspective. The conversation will be moderated by University of Maryland Art Gallery associate director Taras W. Matla.
 
Date: Fri Oct 26, 2018 
Time: 6pm 
Location: Katzen Arts Center at American University 
Admission: Free 
 
PAST EVENTS 
 
TALK
GALLERY TALK & COFFEE HAPPY HOUR 
Join Department of Art faculty members Leslie BernsCy Keener, and W.C. Richardson for an in-gallery conversation exploring their contributions to the Glances From Infinity exhibition. Following the talk, all attendees are invited to reflect on the exhibition at our Coffee Happy Hour in the Parren J. Mitchell Art-Sociology Bldg. Atrium. Coffee and pastries will be provided by craft coffee brewers Lost Sock Roasters. This talk is supported in part by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council.
 
Date: September 27, 2018
Gallery Talk: 1pm
Coffee Happy Hour: 2pm
Location: University of Maryland Art Gallery
Admission: Free