Arts and Culture News

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December 27, 2022  |  West Baltimore neighbors develop platonic, intimate connections through experimental storytelling as part of the Sowebo Story Swap.

November 7, 2022  |  Display from second edition of UMB’s art and literary journal illuminates underpass and highlights artistic talent across the University.

July 13, 2022  |  The University of Maryland, Baltimore teams up with Moving History for a summer enrichment program that teaches African culture and traditions through visual and performing arts.

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June 6, 2022  |  After a two-year hiatus, the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) teamed up with Maryland first lady Yumi Hogan to bring back the Neighborhood Spring Festival.

press release

April 27, 2022  |  University of Maryland, Baltimore & Maryland First Lady to Bring West Baltimore Neighbors Together with First Spring Festival Since COVID-19 Pandemic.

March 5, 2021  |  UMB President Bruce E. Jarrell, MD, FACS, spends an evening with fellow physician (and comedic actor) Ken Jeong, MD.

September 11, 2020  |  The Sept. 10 Virtual Face to Face with Dr. Bruce Jarrell featured artists including UMB Council for the Arts & Culture Honorary Chair Yumi Hogan and three contributors to 1807.

August 13, 2020  |  Artworks of UMB community now on public display

July 10, 2020  |  Artwork by UMB community featured in inaugural journal adorns wall in outdoor exhibit.

October 4, 2019  |  Contributors to UMB’s inaugural art and literary journal gathered in the Weise Gallery on Sept. 25 to view and discuss their works on display there.

hot topic

September 6, 2019  |  UMB’s Fall Fest 2019 attracted hundreds for outdoor fun.

May 13, 2019  |  ‘1807’ includes works by 73 in writing, visual arts, photography, and varied media.

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April 11, 2019  |  With the stroke of a dozen paintbrushes, students from Renaissance Academy High School along with First Lady Yumi Hogan put the finishing touches on a brand-new mural.

in the news

April 10, 2019  |  First Lady Yumi Hogan's artwork is on display at the Weise Gallery for a great cause.

October 18, 2018  |  The University of Maryland, Baltimore dedicated a sculpture by Eric Peltzer on the site of the new Health Sciences Research Facility III, in cooperation with the Maryland State Arts Council.