Council Initiatives

The UMB Council for the Arts & Culture sponsors programs, events, and groups that promote the history of our University; celebrate the creative talents of our students, faculty, and staff; and allow the UMB community to experience arts and culture through a variety of avenues.


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The council facilitates neighborhood beautification projects, commissioning the painting of murals on K-12 partner school buildings. Come view our gallery here.


Community Festival Banner

The council boosts UMB’s community engagement efforts with an annual Neighborhood Spring Festival in West Baltimore. Come view our gallery here.

Public ART

Public Art Banner

The council sponsors works of public art on the UMB campus, with the first unveiled in October 2018. Come view our gallery here.


Group of artists giving presentations on their work

The council promotes the formation of groups such as the Artists’ Alliance, which helps UMB professionals who are balancing their work and creative lives.