Summer Art Camp at Studio A!
posted on February 20, 2020
Looking for a fun, immersive and interactive summer arts experience for your kids that won’t break the bank? Studio A at the University of Maryland's STAMP Student Union offers 4 one-week Summer Art Camp sessions, open to children ages 6-12.
Registration is now open! Follow this link for more information and to register your campers: stamp.umd.edu/summerartcamps
MLEAD- MOSAIC Leadership and Identity Retreat Registration Open!
posted on February 18, 2020
MOSAIC Leadership and Identity Retreat is a two day experience focused on raising self-awareness, expanding knowledge, and encouraging action among diverse student leaders. Dynamic simulations and group discussions create an environment for individuals to examine their identity and how it influences their understanding of and approach to leadership.
- All participants are invited to a pre-retreat dinner on Friday, March 6th in the Stamp.
- MOSAIC takes place all day and overnight Saturday, March 7th and Sunday, March 8th. Check in on campus will begin at 8:30 am on Saturday. Students will return to campus by 4:00 pm on Sunday.
- The retreat and lodging will take place at YMCA Camp Letts in Edgewater, MD.
- MOSAIC is led by trained student and staff facilitators responsible for leading smaller core groups throughout the weekend.
- All meals, transportation, and lodging are provided.
- There is a $25 fee to participate unless you are sponsored by a campus office or student organization.
To register, click here.
Apply to the 2020-2021 Contemporary Art Purchasing Program Committee!
posted on February 13, 2020
Do you think art can change the world? Do you believe art can teach us more about our diverse society? Do you want a say in the kind of art STAMP collects and publicly displays? The Contemporary Art Purchasing Program (CAPP) is an art acquisition program led by students for students – this is your chance to make your mark and learn how contemporary art reflects the world around us!
WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?
CAPP offers UMD graduate and undergraduate students, of all majors, a unique hands-on professional development opportunity. Anyone can apply from any major—we select six students every other year. Besides learning about artists working today, students will also gain firsthand experience with the business of art. This experience includes direct communication and negotiations with renowned artists, gallerists, museum directors and curators. Students will participate fully in the acquisition process, including but not limited to: visiting artist studios, gallery visits to Baltimore, D.C. and New York City, and presenting acquisition proposals to an advisory board of art professionals.
Applications now open and additional information at: http://thestamp.umd.edu/Stamp_Gallery/Contemporary_Art_Collection
Application deadline April 3, 2020
Call for Proposals - Pepsi Enhancement Funds Fall 2020
posted on February 12, 2020
Each semester the Review Committee for the Pepsi Enhancement Fund sends out a call for proposals for program funding. At this time, I would like to encourage you to submit proposals for programs and events that will occur during the 2020 fall semester, Monday, August 31, 2020 - Monday, December 14, 2020.
Submit a proposal online at https://stampunion.umd.edu/pepsi/ prior to Friday, March 13, 2020, by 5:00 p.m.
First Week of Site Volunteering and Dialogue Feb 24-28
posted on February 12, 2020
Our first week of site volunteering and dialogue discussion will begin the week of February 24th, 2020! Make sure to be in contact with your Terps for Change coordinator for information regarding site and when/where your dialogue time will be meeting during this week.
Phillips Collection Shuttle Spring 2020
posted on February 07, 2020
This spring, the University of Maryland’s Department of Transportation Services will continue providing a free weekly shuttle bus to The Phillips Collection in Washington this semester through their joint partnership with the art museum, according to the Stamp Student Union website.
Phillips is free for all UMD students, faculty, and staff, and a 40-seat shuttle bus offers complimentary, round-trip transportation from the heart of campus to the Phillips every Thursday evening (except the week of spring break) from February 6 through May 7, 2020.
Departs: The Stamp bus slip @ 5:30 pm
Returns: The Phillips Collection main entrance, 1600 21st Street @ 8:30 pm
AAPI Heritage Month Call for Programs
posted on February 04, 2020
Have an event you want included in the Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2020 Calendar? Learn more here.
Want to get involved in AAPI issues on campus? Join the SPOKES newsletter by filling out the form below to learn about different AAPI involvement events that are happening on a weekly basis.
Help us Prevent the spread of colds, flu and other viruses
posted on January 31, 2020
- Wash your hands and use hand sanitizer frequently.
- Don't share food, utensils, water bottles or cups.
- Avoid those who are ill, if possible.
- Clean high-touch surfaces such as doorknobs with antibacterial bleach wipes.
- If you are sick, stay home and rest.
- Get a flu shot, available at the University Health Center.
Neuro Blooms: Mixed Media Art by Leslie Holt at the Stamp Gallery
posted on January 29, 2020
THE STAMP GALLERY PRESENTS
Neuro Blooms: Mixed Media Art by Leslie Holt
February 12 - March 28, 2020
Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 5:00PM – 7:00PM
with a talk from the artist at 6 p.m.
Free and Open to the Public
Leslie Holt, Schizophrenia Stain, Acrylic and embroidery on canvas
This spring the Stamp Gallery at the University of Maryland, College Park, presents Neuro Blooms: Mixed Media Art by Leslie Holt.
Leslie Holt’s “Brain Stain” series exploits the aesthetic qualities of PET brain scans of people experiencing mental health conditions. Holt combines solid areas of stitched embroidery thread with saturated acrylic paint stains. The translation of digital imagery into the handmade is a metaphor for the integration of scientific data with more nuanced and subjective experience. The Brain Stains combine objective data with a more poetic interpretation as a reflection of both corporeal and clinical experiences of mental illness. These works engage viewers with the science and lived experience of mental illness, but also with the hopes of creating conversation around and destigmatizing mental illness.
This exhibition will include mental health resources, reflection activities, and crafts and programs to engage with the exhibition. There will also be a pop-up library, created in collaboration with the Art Library at UMCP, for visitors to further explore topics around the science of brain imaging and art engaging with topics of mental illness. Visit the Stamp Gallery’s website and social media for a up-to-date schedule of events.
For more information, visit thestamp.umd.edu/gallery
posted on January 28, 2020
Class Registration at Studio A Now Open!
posted on January 02, 2020
Studio A's spring class andworkshop is online now! Visit our class listings to see what we are offering and to sign up! Classes include pottery, photography, ballroom, guitar, drawing and painting, tai chi, and more!
Check out our Spring 2020 class listing at go.umd.edu/studioa!