Sponsors & Partners

NextNOW Fest is a collaborative effort between students, faculty and organizations on campus and in the community. We thank our sponsors and partners for their dedication, energy and enthusiasm in co-creating artistic experiences.





Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation

Student Entertainment Events



  • Ballroom at UMD
  • Bowie State University
  • College Park Arts Exchange
  • Crocheting for a Cause
  • David C. Driskell Center
  • Erasable Inc.
  • FlowerSTEM
  • Ganji & GGWB
  • The Hall CP
  • Immersive Media Design program
  • Kibel Gallery
  • Linear Gallery
  • Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
  • Maryland Night Live
  • Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture
  • Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
  • Monumental Magazine
  • The Phillips Collection
  • Pyramid Atlantic Art Center
  • Sketchup
  • Stamp Gallery
  • Studio A
  • Terps After Dark
  • Terrapin Record Label
  • UMD Art Gallery
  • UMD BookLab
  • UMD Department of Art
  • UMD Department of Art History & Archaeology
  • UMD Department of Transportation Services
  • UMD Department of English
  • UMD Libraries
  • UMD Origami Club
  • UMD School of Music
  • UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies

View past partners & sponsors.