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Art Collections and Exhibitions

Contact Arts Program

Phone: 301-985-7937

Discover UMGC's Maryland, Asian, and International artists collections and upcoming exhibitions.

University of Maryland Global Campus has cultivated and grown its permanent art collections since 1978, including one of the largest compilations of works by Maryland artists in the state. Other collections feature works by international artists and centuries of Asian art, including Chinese ceramics, traditional scrolls, and contemporary Japanese prints.

UMGC's Art Exhibitions and Collections

You can view UMGC's art collections in the UMGC Arts Program Gallery at the College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. Portions of the collections are also on display at UMGC's headquarters in Adelphi.


Art Exhibitions
Learn about upcoming, current, and previous art exhibitions featuring emerging and established artists.

Art Collections
Explore UMGC's Maryland, Asian, and International artists collections.

The Leroy Merritt Center for the Art of Joseph Sheppard
See renowned Maryland artist Joseph Sheppard's painting and sculpture and browse his classical art library.

Stay Connected with UMGC's Arts Program

Friends of the Arts Program
Join to support art exhibitions, education, and conservation at UMGC.

Art Talks
Enjoy recordings of educational programs, artist talks, and more.

Art Galleries and Hours
Learn where and when to see UMGC's extensive art collection.

Art@UMGC eMagazine

Get the latest on UMGC's art events and openings.

Purchase Original Artwork

You can purchase a limited number of original, collectible works of art created by emerging and established artists from Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Proceeds will benefit the UMGC Arts Program, allowing us to maintain our collection and expand our activities to expose more people to the benefits of viewing and enjoying art.

Supporters of the Arts Program

Maryland State Arts Council

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Maryland State Arts Council

With a history of commitment to innovation, collaboration, and leadership in the arts, the Maryland State Arts Council was founded to encourage and invest in the arts for all Marylanders. With a strong record of support for artists, arts programs, and organizations, the MSAC continues its work to build an even stronger creative community across the state of Maryland. Check out its The Arts Are Waiting for You video.

Wolpoff Family Foundation

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Wolpoff Family Foundation

The Wolpoff Family Foundation is committed to attracting, supporting, and motivating established organizations that demonstrate true vision. The foundation champions organizations that create opportunities for others through learning something new, stimulating creativity, strengthening community, or advancing research.