Maryland Day

Maryland Day

Saturday, April 28, 2018 . 10 AM - 4 PM

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Explore the creativity of Terps and the local community on Maryland Day! This annual campus-wide open house features artistic and creative performances, experiences and activities at The Clarice, across the University of Maryland campus and at MilkBoy ArtHouse on Baltimore Avenue. Bring your family and your friends for a day of fun and frolic! 

2018 Schedule of Events 

 

UMD Percussion Ensemble

Presented by the UMD School of Music
10-10:30AM
Grand Pavilion
It’s percussion and drumming like you've never heard or seen before -- up close and personal.

Arts Advocacy Station

Presented by Maryland Citizens for the Arts
10AM-1PM
Grand Pavilion
Join the movement and stand up for the arts in Maryland! Learn more about advocacy and express why the arts matter to you. Activities for all ages. You can also register to vote!

Costume Shop Open House

10AM-2PM
Costume Shop
View displays of Clarice-created costumes from rendering and research to realization, drape your own fashions on half-scale dress forms and color your own historical renderings.

Lighting Lab

Presented by the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
10AM-2PM
Lighting Lab
Try out some of the newest theatrical lighting technology and play with light! Graduate students will be available to help operate equipment and answer questions about the Lighting Program at UMD. Best for ages 8+.

Clay Pot Decorating

Presented by Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Front Plaza
10AM-3PM
Just in time for spring! Decorate your own clay pot to take home.

Create Your Own CD Cover

Presented by Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
10AM-3PM
Theatre Courtyard
Create your own unique CD label and jewel case as you listen to the sounds from the Terrapin Record Label stage.

Terrapin Record Label Stage

10AM-3PM
Enjoy a showcase of UMD student and local bands, curated by the Terrapin Record Label.

  • RMS: 10-10:30AM
  • Mae: 10:45-11:15AM
  • Al Maralen: 12:30-1PM
  • Tomato Dodgers: 2:30-3PM
Inside the World of Clove

Presented by the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
10AM-3:30PM
Kogod Theatre
See the set, set model, costumes, costume renderings, projections, lighting concepts and imagery that surround the TDPS show "Clove." Graduate students will be available to answer questions at this open exhibit. Best for ages 8+.

Scene Shop Open House

10AM-3:30PM
Scene Shop
Visit The Clarice’s Scene Shop to interact with props from shows and view immersive set pieces.

Virtual Reality Station

10AM-3:30PM
Grand Pavilion
Experience virtual reality with an HTC Vive from The Clarice’s Technology Shop.

Imagination Playground

Presented by Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
10AM-4PM
Music Courtyard
It's a different kind of playground! Stack and connect giant foam blocks to construct and create your own world.

Precious Objects Junkyard

Presented by the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
10AM-4PM
Dance Studio 1
Discover an imaginative, mystical playground of thingamajigs and whatchamacallits. Dance, act and sing… you’ll be inspired by what you find! Best for ages 2+.

Instrument Petting Zoo

Presented by the National Association for Music Education Collegiate Chapter #225
10AM-4PM
Choral Rehearsal Room
Join NAfME in learning to make some first sounds on a variety of instruments. All ages are welcome!

Irmgard Bartenieff: A Personal Journey Through Dance

Presented by the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
10AM-4PM
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
Dancer/choreographer/physical therapist/researcher Irmgard Bartenieff pioneered a new way of observing movement – and its effects on dance and healing. This exhibit features archival items from her career and interactive exhibits.

Line Dance Party

Presented by Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Front Plaza
10:30-10:40AM, 11:30-11:40AM, 2-2:10PM
Get up and get moving to some of the best party dances of the modern era. No dance experience necessary!

Stories in Motion

Presented by the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
10:30-10:50AM
Dance Studio 2
Short stories with action words to prompt bursts of movement and physical play. Best for ages 4-7.

Bucket Drumming Lessons

Presented by the UMD School of Music
10:30-11AM, 12-12:30PM, 1:30-2PM
Music Courtyard
Rain Location: Band Room
Explore the African rhythms of Gahu and develop your own beats using only buckets and drumsticks. No musical experience required -- just be ready to enjoy the music we make together!

OperaTerps

Presented by the UMD School of Music
10:30-11AM
Gildenhorn Recital Hall
UMD’s first student-run opera company performs selections from Gilbert and Sullivan's one-act gem, Trial by Jury. Get ready for arguing, storytelling and a healthy dose of satire.

Building Tour

10:30-11:30AM, 11:30-12:30PM, 1-2PM, 2-3PM
Leaves from Grand Pavilion
When it opened in 2001, The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center was the largest single building constructed by the State of Maryland. Explore this unique building in a special hour-long backstage tour.

Phi Mu Alpha

Presented by the UMD School of Music
10:30-11:15AM
Leah M. Smith Recital Hall
The brothers of Phi Mu Alpha present a recital featuring the works of American composers.

Clarice Outbursts: Femmes de Chanson & Männermusik

Presented by Maryland Students for the Arts
11-11:30PM
Scene Shop
Two UMD School of Music student choral groups join forces for a performance in an unexpected place.

Bosendorfer Digital Reproducing Piano Demonstration

Presented by the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
11-11:30AM, 1:30-2PM
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
Hear great performances by famous pianists on a Bosendorfer 290SE digital reproducing piano.

Songwriting for Everyone!

Presented by the UMD School of Music
11-11:45AM, 1:30-2:15PM
Music Technology Lab (Room 1108)
Always wanted to write your own song using music software? This is the session for you! Limited to 16 participants each session.

Accessing Art at The Clarice

11AM-12PM
Cafritz Foundation Theatre
Join us for a hands-on and illuminating look into how the artists who are presented at The Clarice are accessible to you and your families. We'll be moving, learning, thinking and laughing....and answering your questions about campus and community engagement. Bring comfortable shoes!

Hip Hop Class for Kids

Presented by the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies & Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
11AM-12PM
Prince George's County Room
This high-energy class provides children an opportunity to explore the dance form of hip hop. All levels of experience are welcome! Best for ages 6-10.

Shake your Terp Tail Feather Dance Class

Presented by the Delta Chi Xi Honorary Dance Fraternity
11AM-12PM
Dance Studio 2
Get moving with Delta Chi Xi Honorary Dance Fraternity Inc. for an upbeat warm-up and fun new choreography! Open to all experience levels.

UMD Wind Ensemble

Presented by the UMD School of Music
11AM-12PM
Dekelboum Concert Hall
Experience the compositional techniques used in the orchestration of Donald Hunsberger's arrangement of John Williams' masterpiece Star Wars.

Music Info Session

Presented by the UMD School of Music
11:15-11:45AM
Leah M. Smith Recital Hall
Learn about the variety of different opportunities to participate in enjoying music at UMD!  This includes majoring and minoring in music and performing in ensembles without being a music major.

Clarice Outbursts: Cris Dohler’s Wind Quintet

Presented by Maryland Students for the Arts
11:30AM-12PM
Grand Pavilion
Enjoy a pop-up performance by a wind quintet of UMD School of Music students.

Tour of Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library

Presented by the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
11:30AM-12PM, 2-2:30PM
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
Come see one of the Mid-Atlantic's largest libraries dedicated to the performing arts. This 30-minute tour will take visitors behind the scenes to view the International Piano Archives at Maryland and Special Collections in Performing Arts. Participants will see hidden gems from the library's archives and special collections and will learn about how the public can access the library.

TEMPO Collaborative Composition

Presented by the UMD School of Music
11:45AM-12:30PM
School of Music Lobby
Come be a part of a massive collaborative composition experience! Using an onsite computer, you can help compose a new work for TEMPO. As you mix and match several musical characteristics, new music will be projected in front of the performers, and they will realize your creation in real time! 

The Choreographic Process

Presented by the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
12-12:30PM
Dance Theatre
Dance students from the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies will demonstrate how a dance is created by presenting their own work, fielding questions from the audience and engaging the audience in the craft of choreography.

John Davis Reinterprets World War I Popular Music 

Presented by the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
12-12:30PM
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
Local DC musician, John Davis, is reinterpreting and performing World War I popular songs from the Hugo Keesing Collection in Special Collections in Performing Arts. A scholar and archivist of popular music, he will bring a contemporary perspective to these songs from 100 years ago. The event includes scholarly remarks on the songs by Ray Ace.

UMD Chamber Singers

Presented by the UMD School of Music
12-12:30PM
Gildenhorn Recital Hall
Enjoy a showcase of UMD Chamber Singers’ spring repertoire.

Dance Info Session

Presented by the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
12:30-12:55PM
Dance Theatre
Interested in studying dance at the University of Maryland? Learn more about the dance major in the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies.

Clarice Outbursts: David Rea’s Brass Quintet

Presented by Maryland Students for the Arts
12:30-1PM
Scene Shop
Enjoy a pop-up performance by a brass quintet of UMD School of Music students.

Conduct the UMD Chamber Singers!

Presented by the UMD School of Music
12:30-1PM
Grand Pavilion
Become America's next conducting star! Following a brief performance by the award-winning UMD Chamber Singers, you'll get to choose a familiar tune and conduct UMD's elite choral ensemble yourself.

Kreativity Diversity Troupe

Presented by the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
1-2PM
Cafritz Foundation Theatre
Come experience music, poetry, theatre and improv with Kreativity Diversity Troupe, an all inclusive diverse performing group, at UMD. “The Kreators” write, direct, produce, perform, and stage all of their own original work in order to express our diverse views and voices.

Maryland Community Band

Presented by the UMD School of Music
1-2PM
Dekelboum Concert Hall
Join the Maryland Community Band for some classic American fare and other popular tunes.

Undergraduate Dance Showcase

Presented by the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
1-2PM
Dance Theatre
Encouraged to follow their intuition and nurture their authentic artistic voices, undergraduate dance students set new works of art in motion in this concert of original choreography. Paired with faculty and graduate student mentors and in collaboration with student designers in Lighting and Media Design, these short works span multiple dance styles and are as diverse as the students themselves.

UMD Jazz Combo

Presented by the UMD School of Music
1:15-2PM
Gildenhorn Recital Hall
This seven-piece instrumental combo performs Jazz Standards and selections from the Great American Songbook.

Arts Advocacy 101

Presented by Maryland Citizens for the Arts
1:30-2PM
Leah M. Smith Recital Hall
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the arts advocacy process in Maryland. Learn how public funding for the arts works in our state and what you can do to be an active participant.

Theatre Info Session

Presented by the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
2-2:25PM
Cafritz Foundation Theatre
Interested in studying theatre at the University of Maryland? Learn more about the theatre major in the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies.

Clarinet Choir

Presented by the UMD School of Music
2-2:30PM
School of Music Lobby
The UMD Clarinet Studio has been invited to perform at the International Clarinet Association’s conference in Belgium. Stop by to hear a preview of the concert and support their trip!

Maryland Palestrina Choir

Presented by the UMD School of Music
2:30-3PM
Gildenhorn Recital Hall
Consisting of community members and UMD students and alumni, the Maryland Palestrina Choir is an ensemble that specializes in Renaissance music.

National Orchestral Institute + Festival Listening Lab

2:30-3PM
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
Wondering what music is in store for this summer’s National Orchestral Institute + Festival? Join us in the Listening Lab as we guide your ears through this year’s orchestral programming.

The Weekday Players

Presented by the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
2:30-3PM
Cafritz Foundation Theatre
Enjoy a performance of student-produced work. As a student-run theatre group, open to all majors, The Weekday Players provides an outlet for students to produce compelling art and theatre.

Choreographic Presentation

Presented by the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
2:30-3:30PM
Dance Theatre
Experience the choreographic work of this year’s Artists-in-Residence, Alex Springer and Xan Burley, as they present repertory from their company The Median Movement. Works from guest artist Elizabeth Shea and MFA Dance students will also be presented.

University Band

Presented by the UMD School of Music
2:30-3:30PM
Dekelboum Concert Hall
Enjoy traditional and contemporary wind band favorites. This all-campus band is open to all students.

Maryland Opera Studio

Presented by the UMD School of Music
3:30-4PM
Grand Pavilion
Join the students of Maryland Opera Studio as they take you on a musical journey through operatic selections.