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Make Studio // Hotel Indigo

Maryland Art Place (MAP) and  Hotel Indigo, are pleased to present an exhibition in partnership with Make Studio and the individuals they serve. Make Studio is a 501(c)3 community-based arts organization in Baltimore, MD, envisioning a world of acceptance and inclusion where art opens doors for everyone. Artworks by Make Studio artists will be hung in Hotel Indigo’s library and Poets Modern Cocktails and Eats. The reception will be held on Thursday, February 6th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

“The diverse selection of artworks on display were created by several artists based at Baltimore’s Make Studio and was curated by the artists in collaboration with Maryland Art Place (MAP). Each artwork — by way of how it conveys the unique aesthetic and vision of each artist — converses with its neighbors in this context thanks to the vibrant hospitality at Hotel Indigo. 

Make Studio is a nonprofit community-based arts organization and inclusive gallery located in Hampden. Make Studio empowers artists with disabilities (37 and counting) to grow as professionals with vision and voice in their communities; we create opportunities to connect everyone through art. We envision a world where art opens doors for everyone.” - Make Studio

Make Studio Featured Artists: Clara Baker, Nadine Baldwin, Greg Bannister, Erika Clark, Aimee Eliason, Chuck Fischer, Tony LaBate, Bess Lumsden, Louis Middleton, Katelynn Herty, Alex Albert, and Dontavius Woody.



BROMO Announces New Director

Please join us in welcoming Emily Breiter to her new
position as Executive Director of The Bromo Arts District 

Join MAP in celebrating the hire of Emily Breiter, the Bromo Tower Arts & Entertainment District (Bromo)  new Executive DirectorMAP is pleased to host a Happy Hour and Meet and Greet event on Thursday, January 23rd from 5:30 - 7:30pm. Join us in welcoming Breiter to the  Bromo Arts District and enjoy light fare and refreshments on us! Please RSVP if you plan to attend. 

Breiter brings an extensive background in organizational development and arts engagement that will be invaluable as the District continues to grow and evolve. A Baltimore native and Downtown resident, Breiter previously produced events and business engagement services for Downtown Partnership. As Executive Director of the Bromo District, she will work with district stakeholders to increase the number of arts organizations and make it easier for artists to own property and monetize their work.
“Emily has a good sense of our existing cultural resources,” said Amy Cavanaugh Royce, Executive Director of Maryland Art Place and Chair of the Bromo A&E board. “I believe she will be welcomed to the District by all our cultural entities (artists and spaces alike) as well as help improve and streamline downtown’s cultural network. She will be an incredible resource for anyone looking to create in this rapidly redeveloping part of Baltimore.”
Initially, Breiter will focus on updating the 2015 strategic plan while providing more professional development opportunities for artists and arts organizations. She also plans to improve the District’s branding and marketing.
“The Bromo District has had success mentoring artists and promoting the organizations at places like Le Mondo and Current Space,” Breiter said. “I’m looking forward to building on this with increased mentoring programs, artist attraction, and by working with the City and State to better integrate the arts into redevelopment projects happening throughout the District.”
Join us at Maryland Art Place, to meet Emily Breiter at a special happy hour onJanuary 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm
For  event details click HERE


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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.

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