David C. Driskell Center

Press Releases & Newsletters

2014-2015 | 2013-2014 | 2012-2013 | 2011-2012 | 2010-2011
2009-2010 | 2008-2009 | 2007-2008 | 2006-2007


2014-2015


Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker's Tales of Slavery and Power Presented by the David C. Driskell Center

Thursday, December 4, 2014


First Retrospective of Artist and Master Printmaker, Robert Blackburn: Passages. Presented by the David C. Driskell Center

Fall 2014


Curlee Holton Appointed Permanent Executive Director of David C. Driskell Center

Summer 2014


David C. Driskell Center is featured on the IMLS website

Summer 2014


The David C.Driskell Center Awareded Prestigious Grant From the Institute of Museum and Library Services

Summer 2014


2013-2014


A Journey of Resiliece, Courage, and Strength: Charles White – HEROES. Presented by the David C. Driskell Center

Monday, July 8, 2013


David C. Driskell Center's Fall 2013 Newsletter

Fall 2013


A Spiritual and Symbolic Display Through Sculpture With
Alison Saar: Still... Presented by the David C. Driskell Center

Monday, July 8, 2013


2012-2013


The David C. Driskell Center Plans To Venture Abroad With A New Exhibition Of Prof. Driskell's Works in Osaka, Japan

Thursday, April 16, 2013

The David C. Driskell Center Awarded Prestigious Grant From The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Thursday, February 7, 2013

UMD’s Driskell Center Receives $2.2 Million Art Collector Bequest

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual Arts

Wednesday, October 9, 2012

African American Art Since 1950: Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center

Friday, May 4, 2012

Curlee Holton Appointed Interim Executive Director of UMD’s David C. Driskell Center

Wednesday, July 18, 2012


2011-2012


Dr. Steele Announces His Retirement

Friday, March 2, 2012

Successions: Prints by African American Artists from the Jean and
Robert Steele Collection

Sunday, January 1, 2012

The David C. Driskell Center Awarded Prestigious Grant From
The National Endowment For The Arts

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Creative Spirit: The Art of David C. Driskell

Tuesday, September 13, 2011


2010-2011


Limited Editions: Joseph Holston Prints, 1974-2010, A Retrospective

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Double Exposure: African Americans Before and Behind the Camera

Monday, January 3, 2011

Jacob Lawrence: Prints, 1963–2000 A Comprehensive Survey

Monday, November 8, 2010

The David C. Driskell Center Awarded Prestigious Grant from the
Institute of Museum and Library Services

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Embodied: Black Identities in American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery

Sunday, August 1, 2010


2009-2010


The David C. Driskell Center Receives A Major Gift of Artworks by American Artists
from the Benny Andrews and Nene Humphrey Collection

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

William T. Williams: Variations on Themes

Friday, March 19, 2010

Abstract Relations Opens at University of Delaware – Official Site

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Her Story: Margo Humphrey Lithographs and Works on Paper

Thursday, January 21, 2010

An American Consciousness: Robin Holder’s Mid-Career Retrospective

Wednesday, August 26, 2009


2008-2009


The David C. Driskell Center Receives A Major Gift of Works of Art by African American Artists from the Jean and Robert Steele Collection

Thursday, February 10, 2009

Tradition Redefined: The Larry and Brenda Thompson Collection of
African American Art

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Arabesque: The Art of Stephanie E. Pogue

Tuesday, September 15, 2008


2007-2008


The David C. Driskell Center Receives Grant From The Ford Foundation for its Publication Series And Educational Program

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Highlights from the David C. Driskell Center Permanent Collection

Friday, March 14, 2008


2006-2007


Evolution: Five Decades of Printmaking by David C. Driskell

Friday, September 7, 2007