Ongoing Campus Exhibits & Installations During NextNOW Fest 2021
The David C. Driskell Center for the Study of the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora
American Landscapes is the first major exhibition at the David C. Driskell Center to juxtapose African American artists with their contemporaries, presenting a comprehensive narrative of the contribution of African American artists to American art canon.
Making the Holodomor Memorial: Context & Questions
This exhibition seeks to engage design students and the public with the process of making a public memorial and to present larger, multi-disciplinary issues related to memory, loss, place and truth.
MAPP@50: Concrete Pasts, Possible Futures
This exhibition celebrates the UMD School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation's first 50 years and looks towards the next 50 by showcasing the depth and breadth of their collective community through the stories and work of individual alums and faculty and the questions and aspirations of theirr current students, faculty and staff.
New Arrivals 2021
The Stamp Gallery
New Arrivals 2021 features works by Rushern Baker, Akea Brionne Brown, Faith Couch, Kei Ito and Edgar Reyes. The exhibition includes seven artworks by five emerging and mid-career artists. All completed within the two years, the works come from artists connected to the Baltimore-Washington area.
Rapid Recovery Housing (RAPIDO) - Designing a New System for Disaster Reconstruction
RAPIDO is a holistic approach to providing emergency housing that enables communities to recover from disasters within months instead of years at a fraction of the cost.
The Clarice’s NextNOW Fest is an inspiring arts experience that celebrates imagination, creativity and community. By amplifying the voices of intriguing, inventive artists from around campus and our community, NextNOW Fest creates a forward-looking microcosm where art transforms our future and (re)connects us all.
NextNOW Fest is a signature event in University of Maryland's new Arts for All initiative, which leverages the combined power of the arts, technology and social justice to address the grand challenges of our time. In addition to our traditional student, academic and touring arts lineup at The Clarice on Sep 17 and 18, we’re thrilled to forge new partnerships with more student-led groups, academic departments and community organizations to expand the festival to seven days at sites throughout campus and into College Park!