CANCELLED: Maryland Day

April 25, 2020
10:00 - 3:00 PM
Tawes Plaza

Art/Sociology Building | The University of Maryland Art Gallery, 2202 Art-Sociology Building

  • M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing: Reading 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    • Listen to M.F.A. candidates and alumni present their work. ARHU, ENGL

Tawes Plaza

  • Chalk Talk 10:00 am-3:00 pm
    • Inscribe your favorite quotations on Tawes Plaza in chalk. ARHU, ENGL
  • Ink-Making Demo 11 am and 1 pm
    • Watch an old European method of ink production from iron sulfate and oak galls, and then experiment using quill pens
  • Keep Scrolling 10 am-3:00 pm
    • Assemble and embellish your own scroll. ARHU, ENGL
  • Lit Ink with Temporary Tattoos 10:00 am-3:00 pm
    • Emboss & inspire yourself with a literary temporary tattoo using already printed special temporary tattoo paper! Choose from some of the English department’s favorite authors and quotations. ARHU, ENGL
  • Make Your Mark! 10:00 am-3:00 pm
    • Typeset a bookmark on BookLab's Gutenberg-style letterpress. ARHU, ENGL
  • WordPlay 10:00 am-3:00 pm
    • Literary MadLibs! Quotation Station! Writers Blocks! Have fun with words. ARHU, ENGL
  • Writing Technologies Through Time 10:00 am-3:00 pm
    • From clay tablets and quipus to typewriters and laptops, take a look at the tools used to write through time and around the world.  ARHU, ENGL, MITH

Tawes Hall | BookLab, 3248 Tawes Hall

  • Open House.
    • Visit this library and maker space and see what's in the works with artist books, zines, letterpress, 3D printers, and more.ARHU, ENGL
For more information contact: Rosie Grant (