Maryland Art Place

Events

What's Happening at Maryland Art Place?

Maryland Art Place offers a changing schedule of innovative and diverse programming throughout the year that is always made available to the public free of charge. Events include exhibition openings, gallery talks conducted by exhibition curators and participating artists, workshops, professional development events, and lectures by artists and historians.

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For rental, program or partnership inquiries, please email Caitlin Gill, MAP's Program Manager at caitlin@mdartplace.org

Event Calendar
Upcoming Events

2/20: Merkin Dream Opening Reception

Thursday, February 20, 2020 | 6:00 PM

Merkin Dream

On View: Thursday, February, 20 -  Saturday, March, 28

Opening Reception: Thursday, February, 20 | 6pm - 9pm

This February Maryland Art Place (MAP) will be presenting Merkin Dream, a group exhibition and invitational ushering women and men to consider the merkin, its uses, its need, and in some cases, the inevitable comedy of the merkin as an object. A merkin is a wig for the pubic area originally used by women working in prostitution.

Merkin Dream opens Thursday, February 20 with a reception beginning at 6pm (free) and closes Saturday, March 28 with a ticketed Fashion Show, doors at 8pm. A portion of proceeds from merkin sales will benefit a local charity supporting women issues (TBA).

For more information click HERE

2/22: Maryland Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts: Clinic

Saturday, February 22, 2020 | 1:00 PM

Art Law Clinic 

MdVLA holds Art Law Clinics for $5 approximately 10 times yearly. On Februrary 22, 2020, join us for an Art Law Clinic at Maryland Art Place!

Artists (of all mediums) may receive a Five Dollar 30-minute consultation with an attorney at this event.  

Have a question about copyright? Starting a business out of your art? Maybe you need a lawyer to look over a contract with you? Our volunteer attorneys will be able to help you start addressing your legal issues if you attend one of our clinics. If your issue is too complex, we can help you through our Pro Bono Legal Referral Program, where we will place you with an attorney trained to assist artists.

Walk-ins are accepted, but appointments are preferred. To schedule an appointment for one of the upcoming clinics, please email the Clinic Coordinator at clinic@mdvla.org.

3/28: Merkin Dream: Closing Reception and Fashion Show

Saturday, March 28, 2020 | 8:00 PM

Merkin Dream

On View: February 20 - March 28

Closing Reception // Merkin Fashion Show: Saturday, March 28 | Doors at 7pm

This February Maryland Art Place (MAP) will be presenting Merkin Dream, a group exhibition and invitational ushering women and men to consider the merkin, its uses, its need, and in some cases, the inevitable comedy of the merkin as an object. A merkin is a wig for the pubic area originally used by women working in prostitution.

Join us on Saturday, March 28 for the closing reception of Merkin Dream. A ticketed Fashion Show will feature merkins from the "wall of merkin installation", doors at 7pm, fashion show begins at 9pm. A portion of proceeds from merkin sales will benefit a local charity supporting women issues (TBA).

For more information click HERE

Our Mission

Maryland Art Place (MAP) inspires, supports, and encourages artistic expression through innovative programming, exhibitions, and educational opportunities while recognizing the powerful impact art can have on our community. MAP creates a dynamic environment for artists of our time to engage the public by nurturing and promoting new ideas. MAP has served as a critical resource for contemporary art in the Mid-Atlantic since 1981.

Contact Us

Phone: 410.962.8565
E-mail: map@mdartplace.org