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Broadening the Arts Umbrella

April 28, 2021 College of Arts and Humanities, School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies, School of Music, The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, English, Art, Art History and Archaeology, University of Maryland Art Gallery, David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

New initiative expands offerings; unites arts, STEM and social justice.

New ‘Promise’ to Commemorate Pines’ Inauguration

April 21, 2021 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

Artwork by Driskell Center director celebrates UMD creativity, athletics, activism.

Remembering David C. Driskell

April 01, 2021 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora, College of Arts and Humanities

Professor Curlee R. Holton, director of the Driskell Center, reflects on Driskell's life and legacy.

20th Annual Distinguished Lecture in the Visual Arts in Honor of David C. Driskell SeriesProfessor Curlee R. Holton

March 22, 2021 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

Professor Curlee R. Holton to speak at the Driskell Center's Annual Distinguished Lecture in the Visual Arts in Honor of David C. Driskell Series

Maryland Today

Mural of a Lifetime

March 10, 2021 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora, Art

Collage-style painting in Cole Field House honors towering figure in African American art.

Maryland Today

Crowdsourcing Project Aims to Preserve Work of African American Art Pioneer

February 21, 2021 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

Correspondence, other documents of groundbreaking artist, scholar and curator David C. Driskell to be widely available online.

Maryland Today

HBO Documentary Explores Impact of ‘a Trailblazer for All of Us’

February 09, 2021 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora, Art

Film premieres tonight about late UMD professor David C. Driskell’s groundbreaking exhibition of Black artists.

Forbes

Review: HBO Original Documentary ‘Black Art: In The Absence Of Light’

February 08, 2021 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

New HBO documentary, centered on David C. Driskell, is featured in Forbes.

The New York Times

‘Black Art: In the Absence of Light’ Reveals a History of Neglect and Triumph

February 08, 2021 David C. Driskell Center for the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora

An HBO documentary explores two centuries of art by African-Americans, and the path they forged for contemporary Black artists.