The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) announces its 2017-18 fine arts program, which includes visual art shows, theater productions for adults and children, dance performances, musical concerts, recitals and readings by nationally known authors and poets. Added to the schedule this season is the CSM Faculty Excellence Lecture Series: “Provocations.”
Members of the community are invited to immerse themselves in captivating art created by students and local and national artists.
“Painters Be Like” is an exhibit featuring works by Jason Stopa, Adam Lovitz and Madeline Seely that will be displayed Oct. 9-Nov. 2. Based in the Mid-Atlantic, these three artists are at different stages of their career and will hold a Gallery Talk for “Painters Be Like” at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at the La Plata Campus.
Daniel Kaufmann’s “Expansion” will be featured Nov. 14-Dec. 7. Kaufmann will give a Gallery Talk for “Expansion” at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at the La Plata Campus.
A group exhibition curated by Assistant Professor Lindsay Pichaske will be featured Feb. 5-March 1 at the La Plata Campus.
“Masters of the Universe,” featuring works by Chris Bishop, Bonner Sale and CSM’s Professor Andrew Wodzianski, will be showing from March 12- April 4. This will be followed by the Annual Juried Student Exhibition April 13-May 11.
These shows will be at the Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery at the La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center. The gallery is open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Artists and curators are invited to submit proposals for solo or group exhibitions for the 2018-19 gallery seasons. To view proposal requirements, visit www.csmd.edu/community/the-arts/visual-arts/. Deadline for proposals is October 30, 2017.
While many CSM arts events are free to attend, a season pass is available for those who want to enjoy all that CSM arts has to offer. For an investment of $100, a season ticket holder receives a ticket to all events being offered this season — a savings of up to 35 percent over the separately purchased price. For information on season tickets, contact the Box Office at email@example.com or call 301-934-7828.