News & Updates
After being closed for two days due to Hurricane Sandy, we will reopen on Wednesday, October 31, 2012, resuming our normal business hours.
Our ticket office will be open from 11AM to 9PM.
Please join us for the Big Band Pre-Halloween Scream, rescheduled for 7:30PM on Halloween day: Wednesday, October 31, 2012.
UPDATED: Closed on Tuesday, October 30, 2012.
Due to the forecasted impact of Hurricane Sandy, the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center will be closed on Monday, October 29 and Tuesday, October 30, 2012, including both our ticket office and administrative offices.
The following events have been canceled or rescheduled:
We're looking for extraordinary students!
Apply for our new student committee, the Maryland Students for the Arts:
- Share your creative instincts and insights.
- Advise us about important issues.
- Assist us in making programming decisions.
- Undergraduate and graduate students from all majors welcome!
Application deadline: Sunday, December 2, 2012 . 11PM
Last week, Kronos Quartet worked with three young composers from UMD School of Music. Now it's your turn!
You may have noticed mandolinist Chris Thile on a big banner in front of our building — he’ll be here on April 12, 2013, performing with pianist Brad Mehldau.
We’ve just gotten word that he received a 2012 MacArthur Foundation “genius grant.”
Congratulations, Chris! Can’t wait to hear you perform.