Help Us Name UMB's New Art and Literary Journal

Have an idea for the name? The winner will receive a fun basket of goodies! Deadline for submissions: Sept. 26.

Submit your idea here.

The University of Maryland, Baltimore's Council for the Arts and Culture is a group of faculty, staff, students, and community members appointed by the president whose mission is to promote the rich history of our institution and surrounding neighborhoods and to celebrate the creative talents of the university community, thereby raising awareness of the links between the arts and sciences.

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Artists' AllianceNew Group Forming: Artists’ Alliance
September 2018 - April 2019

An affinity group for UMB professionals who are balancing their work and creative lives.

Are you a singer? A writer? A poet? A sculptor? An artist of any stripe? Balancing creative endeavors while working full time can be challenge. Join your colleagues for monthly brown-bag lunches as we explore ways to make time for art, fight resistance and self-doubt, hold each other accountable to our creative goals, and celebrate our artistic successes!

The Artists’ Alliance Group will meet in Room 203 of the SMC Campus Center the first Friday of every month from September to April. If you are interested in becoming a member or would like more information, please contact Erin Hagar at or 410 706 4591

Upcoming Events

A Workshop of Our Own (WOO) – Workshops

Woodworking and furniture classes for women (trans and non-binary inclusive) are being offered locally at A Workshop of Our Own (WOO). Visit the website for more information or contact N. Shalon Edwards for additional information at