BALTIMORE, Tuesday, March 21, 2017 – Out of Order, MAP’s iconic spring benefit exhibition, is back and headed to the Emerald City! Put on your ruby slippers and join the celebration in support of local & regional artists. The evening will include a combination of music, performances, an open bar, and hundreds of artworks. Out of Order will feature roaming performances by the fabulous Betty O'Hellno, Onyx D. Pearl & Whimsy Thrift, and music by DJ AK of Ridiculous Entertainment.
MAP will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Out of Order on Friday, April 7, 2017, at 7 o'clock in the evening. The fundraiser, party, and exhibition will take place at 218 West Saratoga Street, the original home to MAP; located in the Bromo Arts and Entertainment District on Baltimore’s west side. A highly revered event among the Baltimore arts community, Out of Order presents attendees with a unique opportunity to collect affordable art while engaging with artists and patrons at the event.
Costumes are encouraged and awarded – dress to impress in your most classic and unusual emerald attire! A special “Bromo District” award will be gifted to the winner of the costume competition & Pixilated Photo Booth will be ready to snap pictures of your fabulous ensemble throughout the evening!
Visit Out of Order’s open wine and beer bar and try a specialty cocktail provided by Baltimore Cocktail Week! Out of Order’s “Wizard’s Fix” cocktail will include Reyka vodka in sparkling water with fresh mint, English cucumber, and organic limeade; garnished with lime or lemon. Frederick Wildman & Sons Importers are providing La Linda Malbec and Chardonnay along with Cavicchioli Prosecco. Union Craft Brewing will provide select brews for the event as well.
Tickets to the April 7th OOO Exhibition and Silent Auction are on sale now for $40 pre-sale on MissionTix and $45 at the door. All tickets include free entry to KIDOOO.
MAP would like to thank its Out of Order in-kind sponsors: Union Craft Brewing, Baltimore Cocktail Week, Sticky Rice, Arrow Parking, Pixilated Photobooth, Frederick Wildman & Sons Importers & Losian Audio Works.
Major sponsors include: The Cordish Family Fund, Michel Modell (in loving memory of David Modell), Fredye & Adam Gross, Matthew & Susan Brown, Greenspring Associates, Crawford B. & Sarah Simpkins, Fred & Marcia Simpkins, Elizabeth Schroeder Courtemanche, Megan Isennock & Rob Tate, Gorges & Co., Jeremy Batoff, Seawall Development and Julie Cavnor.
MAP is pleased to offer an opportunity for artists to contribute their work to a local charity. For the eighth year, participating artists may choose to donate their unsold art to The Art Connection in the Capital Region (ACCR), a nonprofit organization that works to enrich the lives of under-served members of our community through the access to public art within the Greater Metropolitan Washington, DC area.
What will you submit to Out of Order? For the twentieth year, MAP will open its doors to host more than 250 artists in the main gallery. Whether you are an emerging, mid-career or established artist, join Maryland Art Place for the biggest exhibition and silent auction event of the year!
The Out of Order 2017 host committee includes Chris Janian, Scott Burkholder, Naomi Davidoff, Julie Cavnor, Tace Joelle Loeb, Elizabeth Burger, Jerrell Gibbs, Kelly Cross, Chris Zickefoose, Justin Williams, Sonjay DeCaires, George Petrocheilos, Angela Joshi, Ginny Lawhorn, Brittany Hargest, & Carlyn Thomas.
For more information on tickets, sponsorship opportunities and artist installation day for OOO or KIDOOO, please visit MAP’s website located at www.mdartplace.org.