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October 2006 Archives

Designing for a Consumer Culture

Panel Discussion
Monday, October 16, 2006

Moderator: Steve Ziger of Ziger/Snead

Panelists: Antonio Alcala, Creative Director at Studio A; Abbott Miller of Pentagram; Tom Strong of Strong/Cohen Associates; and Tucker Viemeister of Studio Red at Rockwell Group

The panel discussed Raymond Loewy's pioneering influence on design across disciplines, as well as new strategies in how design and mass culture influence one another.

Co-sponsored by the Center for Art and Visual Culture and the School of Communication Design, University of Baltimore, with additional support provided by AIA, Baltimore.


Free Fall Baltimore!

Gallery Talks and Workshops
Dates: Thursday, October 5, 2006 – Thursday, November 16, 2006

THE CONTEMPORARY MUSEUM, in collaboration with the Center for Art and Visual Culture, presented a series of free gallery talks and workshops related to the exhibition, GIRL’S NIGHT OUT, on view at the Contemporary Museum.

October 5, 2006: Irene Hofmann, Contemporary Museum Executive Director and co-curator of Girl’s Night Out.

October 14, 2006: Arts Curriculum Workshop for Teachers
This special program for high school teachers introduced the art works and contemporary art concepts in Girl’s Night Out, provided resource materials for related in-class discussions and hands-on projects, and used Girl’s Night Out as a case study for a discussion about strategies for engaging arts integration into high school curriculum.

October 26, 2006: Jodi Kelber-Kaye, Ph.D., Lecturer, Gender and Women’s Studies Program, UMBC

November 2, 2006: Mark Alice Durant, Professor of Photography, Department of Visual Arts, UMBC

November 16, 2006: Kathy O’Dell, Associate Dean of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, UMBC

All Free Fall Baltimore programs made possible by a grant from former Mayor Martin O'Malley and the Baltimore Office of the Promotion & the Arts.