Maryland Art Place offers a variety of opportunities to artists throughout the year ranging from exhibition open submissions and general calls for entry. Below is a listing of MAP's current opportunites. Artists and curators wishing to submit a proposal to MAP may do so through the “open submission” process which will be posted soon.


Artist Opportunities

Out of Order: Artist Install Day

Out of Order: Artist Install Day

Participate in MAP's spring benefit exhibition and silent auction! Any artist is welcome to hang one original work of art on the first come, first served installation day, taking place on Friday, March 29, 2019 from 7 am - midnight. No need to sign up in advance, just come by MAP's first floor gallery space @ 218 West Saratoga Street in the Bromo Tower Arts and Entertainment District!

  • All work must come framed and ready to hang.  (size requirement is 40" x 40" or less)
  • Registration is $10 and can be paid with check, cash or credit card
  • The work you include in Out of Order must be for sale. The proceeds from the silent auction are split 50/50 between the artist and MAP. All works will be silently auctioned Friday, April 5, 2019 from 7 -10pm
  • Participating artists receive free admission to OOO!


Questions? Come to the Artist Information Workshop on Saturday, March 23rd from 1 - 3pm. 

Visit MAP's exhibition page for more information or read the full prospectus or click FAQ for answers to frequently asked questions.  To fill out a loan agreement in advance click here. Please print out the loan agreement, leave the date and loan agreement number (in the top right-hand corner) blank. Bring the document with you when you come to deliver your artwork (Friday, March 29), we will assign a number then. 

Email Caitlin, MAP's Programs Manager with any OOO inquiries, Caitlin@mdartplace.org

KIDOOO Install Day

MAP is excited to continue KIDOOO, a youth version of Out of Order!  KIDOOO was created as an opportunity for young artists to exhibit their work in a major arts venue, expanding MAP’s services to students in elementary, middle and high school level art classes.  

The opening of KIDOOO will take place in tandem with MAP's annual Out of Order show on Friday, April 5, 2019.

Youth artists ages 6 - 16 are welcome to hang one original work of art on the first come, first served installation day, taking place on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 11am - 4pm. No need to sign up in advance, just come by MAP's 2nd floor Members Gallery space @ 218 West Saratoga Street in the new Bromo Tower Arts and Entertainment District!

  • All work must come ready to hang and be 24 X 24" or less
  • Registration is FREE!
  • All works must be priced to sell and will be silently auctioned Friday, April 5th, 2019 from 7-10pm 
  • Participating youth artists receive free admission to KIDOOO.

We look forward to seeing your work at KIDOOO Installation Day!  For questions about KIDOOO, email MAP's Program Manager, Caitlin at caitlin@mdartplace.org.

Call For Entry: Hotel Indigo: Rolling

Maryland Art Place (MAP), in partnership with Hotel Indigo is pleased to announce an open ‘Call to Artists’. As an extension of MAP’s annual IMPACT public art partnership projects, MAP is working with Hotel Indigo to offer rotating exhibitions in Hotel indigo’s library and Poets Modern Cocktails and Eats. This opportunity is available to visual artists living or working in Maryland. Maryland Art Place will curate four exhibitions a year based on submissions entered through a rolling basis.

Hotel Indigo, Baltimore Downtown is a boutique hotel located in Baltimore, MD. MAP has been working closely with the hotel since it opened, selecting and installing the hotel’s permanent artwork collection including works by Jared Ragland, Gary Kachadourian and Christos Palios. Hotel Indigo and MAP share the same vision of supporting working artists in the region, and both look forward to their continued partnership and the rotation of quarterly exhibitions. For more information, visit www.baltimoreindigohotel.com.

General Guidelines & Information

  • Artist agrees that Maryland Art Place/Hotel Indigo may use images of the artwork for press and promotional purposes related to IMPACT.
  • All works must be no larger than 60 X 60
  • MAP only accepts 2-d works - photography, painting, mixed media or similar welcomed.
  • You may apply as an individual artist, or for an artist group on your behalf
  • Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. 

Benefits to the artist: The selected artist(s) will benefit in the following ways:

  • Exhibition opening reception at Hotel Indigo

Increased visibility of artist’s name and artwork through:

  • Press announcements
  • Highlighted on MAP’s website and social media platforms
  • Exhibition postcards

For more information on how to apply and to download the full prospectus, click here. Questions? Email caitlin@mdartplace.org.

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