Jazz Symposium and Art Exhibition

Lecture and Art Exhibitions

The Arts Program at University of Maryland University College (UMUC) and the David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) invite you to a special reception and lecture celebrating the relationship between jazz and the visual arts.

Jazz: A Dialogue in the Performance and Visual Arts
Thursday, February 14-Friday, February 15, 2013
David C. Driskell Center
University of Maryland, College Park

Agenda 

Please note: The discussion panels previously scheduled for Friday, February 15, at the Adele H. Stamp Union have been cancelled.

Thursday, February 14, 2013; David C. Driskell Center

5–6 p.m.

Opening Reception

6–7:30 p.m.

Keynote Lecture
Robert G. O'Meally, PhD
Zora Neale Hurston Professor of English
and Comparative Literature; Founder and Former Director, Center for Jazz Studies, Columbia University

Friday, February 15, 2013; Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

7–10pm

Closing Event at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

  • 7–8 p.m. - Professor David C. Driskell interviews saxophonist, composer and bandleader Branford Marsalis
  • 8:30–10 p.m. - Performance by Branford Marsalis

Exhibitions

In conjunction with this event, UMUC and UMCP have organized two art exhibitions:

Congo

Diaspora Dialogue: Art of Kwabena Ampofo-Anti, Alexander “Skunder” Boghossian, and Victor Ekpuk

February 12–May 12, 2013
Arts Program Gallery
University of Maryland University College

 
Aurora

Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual Arts

February 15–May 31, 2013
David C. Driskell Center
University of Maryland, College Park
Organized by the David C. Driskell Center and the American Jazz Museum, Kansas City, Missouri


 

Contact

For more information, call 301-985-7937 or send an e-mail to arts@umuc.edu.

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