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You're invited to join the UMUC Arts Program and Art Advisory Board for a daylong educational art trip to Maryland arts destinations on Saturday, June 8, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Join art patrons, collectors, and enthusiasts for visits to Glenstone Museum (Potomac), the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts (Hagerstown), and Just Looking Gallery (Hagerstown). After a continental breakfast, we'll start the day with a walk of the grounds and an exploration of the modern and contemporary art collections at Glenstone. Then we'll tour the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts and attend the opening reception of The Blues and the Abstract Truth: Voices of African American Art exhibition, which features African American art from 1929 to the present from the UMUC collection and the David C. Driskell Center for the Study of the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora at University of Maryland, College Park. We'll end the day enjoying a reception and shopping for art at Just Looking Gallery.

The cost, $85 per person, includes breakfast, lunch, entry fees, and transportation. Deadline for registration is May 30. For more information, contact Jon West-Bey, curator, UMUC Arts Program, at

Explore the Arts of Maryland
Saturday, June 8, 2019

8:30 a.m. Continental breakfast and mixer
The Leroy Merritt Center for the Art of Joseph Sheppard
3501 University Boulevard East, Adelphi, Maryland 20783
(Garage parking is free.)
9:15 a.m. Bus departs (Bus will leave promptly at 9:15 a.m.)
10 a.m. Glenstone Museum
11:30 a.m. Depart for Hagerstown
12:15 p.m. Lunch at 28 South Restaurant, Hagerstown
1:45 p.m. Depart for Washington County Museum of Fine Arts
2 p.m. Opening reception of The Blues and the Abstract Truth: Voices of African American Art exhibition
4 p.m. Depart for Just Looking Gallery
4:30 p.m. Reception at Just Looking Gallery
8 p.m. Arrive at UMUC

Important Note: Schedule subject to change.

This event is an activity of the University System of Maryland Foundation, Inc. (USM Foundation). Funds earned or contributed will be managed by the USM Foundation for the benefit of the UMUC Arts Program. Please make your check payable to the University of Maryland University College Foundation or UMUC Foundation.