Arts and culture

UMES professor exhibits at Salisbury’s downtown art gallery

Jul 14, 2014
UMES Office of Public Relations

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. -– “Continuum,” representing 30 years of artworks by Michel Demanche, who has spent the previous 25 as a professor in the Department of Fine Art at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, will be on display through August 15 in Salisbury.

The exhibit opens with a meet-the-artist reception Fri., July 18, from 5-8 p.m. at the downtown campus of the Salisbury University Art Galleries.  Demanche will give a gallery talk at 6 p.m.  The event is being held in conjunction with the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment district’s monthly 3rd Friday celebration.

Delaware museum loses accreditation over art sale

Jun 19, 2014

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The Delaware Art Museum in Wilmington has lost its national accreditation and may not be able to borrow artwork from other museums after it began selling paintings to pay debts.

The American Alliance of Museums said Wednesday that collections cannot be treated as disposable assets.

The alliance says its accrediting commission voted unanimously to revoke the museum's accreditation. The group says the museum's actions violate museum standards and ethics.

Hawk Spotlight: Vicente Hernandez

Apr 7, 2014

PRINCESS ANNE, Md.--Former WESM 91.3 FM intern Rickicia Cheatham talks Vicente Hernandez on balancing his craft as a poet with being a full-time student and manager of a local coffee shop. 


UMES Dinner Theatre set for April 4 and 5

Feb 26, 2014
UMES Office of Public Relations

PRINCESS ANNE, Md.-– Looking to dine on a gourmet meal while enjoying a lively show?  Then be sure to get a ticket, on sale March 3, to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s 2014 Dinner Theatre production “Motown N Mo,’ Take 3.” 

Players from the university’s drama society take to the stage for an 8 p.m. curtain time in the Richard A. Henson Center following dinner seating beginning at 6 p.m.  

Temple Urban Archives

91.3 FM WESM is celebrating African-American History Month with special radio programs throughout February.

A two-hour special will air Sunday, February 9 beginning at 4 pm. This week's program is Going Black: The Legacy of Philly Soul Radio from PRX.

Starting in the 1950s, Black radio stations around the country became the pulse of African-American communities, and served as their megaphone during the Civil Rights and Black Power movements.