Marymount University Alumni Exhibition

Friday 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
18-Oct-2019 to 16-Nov-2019
The first-ever exhibition of art by Marymount alumni, curated by Marymount alumna J.S. Herbert, who will also give a brief introduction to the exhibition.
Sponsored by the Department of Fine Arts
Guest curator: J.S. Herbert (MU class of 2017)

Location:   Barry Gallery, Marymount University


Silent No More: Discussing the Topic of Domestic Violence

Monday 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Location: Main Campus, Library, Reinsch Auditorium


Film Screening and Discussion: Adaptation

Friday 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Join the Discover program and the Department of Literature and Languages for a screening and discussion of Spike Jonze's 2002 film, Adaptation. Seating is limited, so come early!


Location: Gailhac G115


All Graduate Programs Open House

Saturday 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Come learn what Marymount has to offer during our Open House. You can explore over 30 different career-advancing graduate programs, get questions answered by caring faculty and representatives from other campus offices such as Financial Aid and Career Services. Learn what makes Marymount stand out from the competition, including: expert faculty with real-world experience and professional connections, small classes that allow for a more interactive and personal learning experience, unique study abroad opportunities, and flexible class schedules that cater to full-time students as well as working professionals. RSVP Online or call 703-284-5901 for assistance.

Location: Ballston Center/Conference Center


2019 Bisson Lecture in the Humanities: Spoken Word Poet Regie Cabico

Wednesday 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
The Graduate Program in English and Humanities, the Department of Literature and Langauges, and the School of Design, Arts, and Humanities is proud to welcome spoken word artist Regie Cabico to campus as our annual Bisson Lecture in the Humanities presenter. 

Regie Cabico is a spoken word pioneer having won The Nuyorican Poets Cafe Grand Slam and later taking top prizes in three National Poetry Slams. Television credits include 2 seasons of HBO's Def Poetry Jam, NPR's Snap Judgement & MTV's Free Your Mind.  His work appears in over 30 anthologies including Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Café, Spoken Word Revolution The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry.  Mr. Cabico received the 2006 Writers for Writers Award from Poets & Writers for his work teaching at-risk youth at Bellevue Hospital. Journal publications include Poetry, Bellevue Literary Review & Beltway Poetry. As a theater artist he received three New York Innovative Theater Award Nominations for his work in Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind with a win for Best Performance Art Production The Kenyon Review recently  named Regie Cabico the "Lady Gaga of Poetry" and he has been listed in BUST magazine's 100 Men We Love. He has shared the stage with Patti Smith, Allen Ginsberg and through Howard Zinn's Portraits Project at NYU, has performed with Stanley Tucci, Jesse Eisenberg & Lupe Fiasco. He is the publisher of Capturing Fire Press. Click here for a video of Regie Cabico's TED Talk, "I'll Check 'Other.'"

Please join us for an evening of poetry and conversation!

Location: Ballston Auditorium


Visions 2019: High School Juried Exhibition

Friday 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

The Department of Fine Arts at Marymount University is presenting a Juried Student Art Exhibition for grades 9 – 12 at Cody Gallery at Ballston Center. Submissions were open to any student attending school in Arlington, Alexandria, and Fairfax Counties. The exhibition is juried by Meaghan Kent, Director of Cody Gallery.



Poet Earl Braggs Visits Marymount

Wednesday 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Marymount Department of Literature & Languages and the School of Design, Arts, and Humanities welcomes poet and professor Earl Braggs (University of Tennessee, Chattanooga) to campus on Wednesday, November 20, at 6:30pm. Professor Braggs is the Herman H. Battle Professor of African American Studies at the University of Tennessee, where he teaches creative writing, poetry and African Literature. He is the author of 12 collections of poetry. Braggs' latest book is Negro Side of the Moon. His novel Looking For Jack Kerouac was a finalist in the James Jones First Novel Contest. 

Please join us for a poetry reading and discussion. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.


Location: Barry Gallery