Overview

Title: Visual and Performing Arts records
Call Number: Coll066
Creator: University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Department of Dance
Dates: 1980-1997
Size: 12 boxes (12 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: Contains materials from the Visual and Performing Arts departments at UMBC (including Visual Arts, Dance, Music, and Theater). Materials include VHS videotapes, audiotapes, clippings, photographs, files, and other materials pertaining to concerts, plays, exhibitions, dance showcases, and visual and performing arts venues including the Library Gallery and the Center for Art, Design, and Visual Culture (Fine Arts Gallery); background files on students, alumni and faculty; and department files.
Citation: Visual and Performing Arts records, University Archives, Collection 66, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

The Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) program at UMBC was founded in 1976. It combined the previously existing departments of Theatre, Art, Dance, Music, and Screen Arts. Of these, only Theatre had previously offered a degree program. Students in these fields received degrees in Visual and Performing Arts with a concentration in Art, Dance, Film/Video, Music, or Theatre (the Theatre Department also continued to offer an independent degree in Theatre). The Art and Film/Video concentrations were combined to form the Visual Arts concentration in 1979. The program also offered an interdisciplinary major in Visual and Performing Arts. The InterArts program, the Imaging Research Center Fellows, and the Linehan Artist Scholar Program were part of the VPA program. The Visual Arts department established an independent major in Visual Arts in 1999, and the Dance and Music departments followed suit in 2001. The Visual and Performing Arts program was suspended in 2008 and discontinued in 2010.


Provenance Information

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Received via transfer from Department of Dance in 1998. Accessions: UARC 1998-14. No future transfers to this collection are expected from this department.

Processing Note

Collection unprocessed. University publications relating to Visual and Performing Arts are available under the call number UPUB V1. Records from the Ethnomusicology and Theatre departments were transferred seperately and are not located in this collection.

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Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)

Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including PastPerfect.


Access & Use

Finding Aids

Inventory list available.

Finding Aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll066.php

Access Conditions

This collection requires review by Special Collections staff prior to use by researchers. Users should submit their request to view this collection at speccoll@umbc.edu or 410-455-2353.

Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

Reproductions allowed for research purposes. UMBC is the copyright owner; permission to reproduce is required.


Subject Headings

Creators

University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Department of Dance

University of Maryland. Baltimore County. Visual Arts Department

University of Maryland. Baltimore County. Visual and Performing Arts

University of Maryland. Baltimore County. Department of Music

University of Maryland. Baltimore County. Theatre

Subjects

Art in universities and colleges

University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Departments

University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Fine Arts Gallery -- Archives

Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery -- Archives

University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Department of Music -- Archives

University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Theatre -- Archives

University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Visual Arts Department -- Archives

University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Visual and Performing Arts -- Archives

University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Department of Dance -- Archives


Series Description & Container List

  1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
    Videotape: Dance competition 1987 1987 1
    Videotape: 3 faculty exhibition Jan. - March 1991 1991 1
    Videotape: 1 Fine Arts Gallery exhibition 1992 1992 1
    Videotape: 4 MD public television special 1994, 1996 1994, 1996 1
    Videotape: 15 lecture - Fine Arts Gallery 1992 (Nature & Society) 1992 1
    Videotape: Interviews 1990 1990 1
    Videotape: 3 Jim Palmer Lecture 1990 Images Baltimore to Cooperstown 1990 1
    Videotape: 3 unmarked tapes undated 1
    Videotape: Dance for Prospective Students undated 1
    Videotape: 2 Channel 13 News 1987, 1994 1987, 1994 1
    Videotape: Alan Price undated 1
    Videotape: UMBC Othello undated 1
    Videotape: Becky Jung footage undated 1
    Audio tape: WBAL radio 1990 1990 1
    Audio tape: WBJC symphony 1985 1985 1
    Audio tape: 5 Interviews Capitol Conversations 1989, 1990, 1991 1989, 1990, 1991 1
    Audio tape: UMBC Madrigals undated 1
    Audio tape: 4 plays Tempest, Macbeth etc. undated 1
    Audio tape: 1 unmarked tape undated 1
    Photographs: Dancers undated 2
    Photographs: Dance Showcases, competitions 1989, 1990 1989, 1990 2
    Photographs: Phoenix concert 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1992 1983, 1985-1988, 1991-1992 2
    Photographs: A view from Baltimore Exhibit 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996 1991-1993, 1996 2
    Photographs: Musician photos 1992 1992 2
    Photographs: Indian music Comp. 1992-93 1992-1993 2
    Photographs: Music concerts 1985-86 1985-1986 2
    Photographs: Dance shows 1996 1996 2
    Photographs: Library Exhibitions 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1994, 1996 1988-1991, 1994, 1996 2
    Press clippings 1985-1986 1985-1986 2
    Press clippings 1987 - 1990 1987-1990 3
    Event file 1994 1994 3
    US MFA computer art undated 3
    Press clips 1985 1985 3
    Events file 1993 1993 3
    Shakespeare On Wheels 1984-85 1984-1985 3
    Background files; faculty and alumni, musicians undated 3
    Background files on musicians undated 4
    Event files 1991-92, 1993 1991-1993 4
    UMBC 25th anniversary 1991 4
    Press Clips 1994-95 1994-1995 4
    Visual Arts 1991-92, 1993 1991-1993 4
    Press clips 1985, 86, 87, 1989-1990 1985-1987, 1989-1990 4
    Environmental Terror undated 4
    Play poster undated 4
    Phoenix folders undated 4
    News Article undated 4
    Arts files calendars, galleries, music undated 4
    UMBC arts calendar 1995-1996 1995-1996 4
    UMBC arts calendar fall 1997 1997 4
    Press clips arts general 1993-1995 1993-1995 4
    Alumni clips 1995 1995 4
    AOK gallery 1990-1994 1990-1994 4
    AOK Gallery press clips 1986, 1989-1990 1986, 1989-1990 5
    Dance Showcase clips 1992-1993 1992-1993 5
    Dance files 1985-1993 1985-1993 5
    Fine Arts Gallery files 1984-1994 1984-1994 5
    Music Dept. files 1991-1993 1991-1993 5
    Shakespeare on Wheels 1988-1989 1988-1989 5
    34 unmarked video tapes undated 6
    Shakespeare on Wheels 1990 1990 6
    Critics Choice UMBC Theatre 1985-1986 1985-1986 6
    2 joe moss undated 6
    3 Digital Imagining 1993 1993 6
    Dynamo Theatre undated 6
    2 Dance (Phoenix & Dendy) undated 6
    WZTV program undated 6
    Lecture: Nature & Society, 1992 1992 6
    Presidents Council video. undated 6
    Ralph Gibson undated 6
    Ping Chong & Fiji Company 1986 1986 6
    Ethnomusicology progress reports, 1983-1984 1983-1984 6
    Press clips Opera/Music 1984-1990 1984-1990 7
    Symphony/Madrigals undated 7
    Progressions 1985-1988 1985-1988 7
    Shakespeare on Wheels 1996-1997 1996-1997 7
    Theatre Dept. clips 1993-1994 1993-1994 7
    Theatre Dept. press clips 1991-1993 1991-1993 8
    Progressions 1986 - 1988 1986-1988 8
    Shakespeare on Wheels 1993 1993 8
    Dance Newsletter Harmonia - JHU Humanities undated 8
    UMBC Arts press releases 1986-1989 1986-1989 8
    Music slides; Camerata, Ethnomusicology, Indian music, Opera, Symphony undated 8
    The Arts II 1983-1984 1983-1984 8
    UMBC Office of Arts Management Report; Spring/Summer 1990, Fall 1990, Spring/Summer 1991 1990-1991 8
    Fine Arts publicity Fall 1988 1988 8
    UMBC Office of Arts Management Report; Spring/Summer 1990, Fall 1990, Spring/Summer 1991 1990-1991 9
    UMBC Arts press releases 1989-1993 1989-1993 9
    Shakespeare on Wheels undated 9
    Fine Arts publicity 1989 1989 9
    Background info. Musicians, symphony, theatre, alumni, faculty undated 9
    Background UMBC AOK Gallery, Dance, Visual Arts Faculty undated 9
    Phoenix Co.. undated 9
    Event files Music Dept. 1984-1985 1984-1985 10
    Calendars 1993-1995 1993-1995 10
    Visual Arts files 1994 1994 10
    Shakespeare on Wheels slides 1986-1993 1986-1993 10
    Background Dance Alumni and Faculty undated 10
    Photo files, Theatre 1993-1995 1993-1995 10
    Shakespeare on Wheels photos 1986-1987, 1989-1993 1986-1987, 1989-1993 10
    Background Musicians and Ethnomusicology undated 10
    Nature and Society files undated 10
    Background: Visual Artists, Fine Arts Gallery undated 10
    Photos: Visual Arts - Theatre 1984-1992 1984-1992 11
    Dance background, faculty undated 11
    Background; Exhibits AOK Gallery. African American Studies faculty undated 11
    Mission statements on events undated 11
    Visual Arts photos undated 11
    Progressions photos 1985-1995 1985-1995 11
    Shakespeare on Wheels 1991 - 1993, 1996 1991-1993, 1996 11
    Shakespeare on Wheels 1985-1988, 1990-1991 1985-1988, 1990-1991 12
    Press clippings 1987, 1990 - 1995 1987, 1990-1995 12
    Office of Arts Management disks 1980-1990 1980-1990 12
    Posters - held in map cases undated 12

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