Maryland Art Place

Programs

Programs Overview

Maryland Art Place (MAP) has been an anchor for contemporary arts in Maryland since 1981. Since its inception, MAP has effectively inspired, supported and encouraged artists in this region by offering exhibition opportunities, workshop and mentorship programs.

MAP creates a dynamic environment for artists to engage with the public, and each other, by nurturing and promoting new talents.

MAP offers a challenging schedule of innovative and diverse contemporary art experiences throughout the year. This includes the presentation of 6-8 annual exhibitions with complimentary programming including: gallery talks, performances and professional development workshops.

Annual Programs

IMPRINT
IMPRINT is an annual program that was initiated by the MAP staff in 2012 as way to highlight one singular, specific contemporary artist each year that is excelling in their selected media.

Young Blood 2016
Every year MAP's Program Advisory Committee (PAC) curates Young Blood, an annual exhibition of works by recent Baltimore-area Masters of Fine Art graduates.

IMPACT
IMPACT is an annual, public art program developed in 2012 to extend Maryland Art Place’s reach to broader audiences throughout Maryland. Each IMPACT project is unique and developed based on the partnering site.

2017 Programs

Annual and Special Programs featured at Maryland Art Place

Out of Order Artist Info Workshop

March 18, 2017

Are you an artist looking to participate in MAP's 20th Annual Benefit Exhibition & Silent Auction, Out of Order?

This informational workshop is geared towards first-time participants of Out of Order. If you have questions about the show or the application process, bring them to this workshop!

We will be discussing past Out of Order exhibitions, tips on pricing your work, what kind of art to submit to the exhibition, as well as tips for networking and connecting with patrons at the event.

Workshop will take place Saturday, March 18 at 1pm at Maryland Art Place.

Guest speaker for the workshop is Amanda Burnham, member of MAP's Program Advisory Committee and internationally exhibiting artist.

Burnham's work has been exhibited widely; selected venues include the Volta Art Fair (Basel, Switzerland), the Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, the Toledo Museum of Art, Artisphere, the Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, the Cranbrook Institute of Art, Benrimon Contemporary (NYC), Bridge Gallery (NYC), Christina Ray Gallery (NYC), Dorsch Gallery (Miami) and GV/AS Gallery (Brooklyn, NY). Local venues include the Creative Alliance, School 33, Maryland Art Place, Hamiltonian Gallery (DC), and Transformer (DC), among others. She has been the recipient of a Rubys Grant (2014), a Creative Baltimore Fund Award (2014), Individual Artist Awards from the Maryland State Arts Council in 2010 and 2013, and has been named a Sondheim Prize semifinalist in 2012, 2013, and 2014. A graduate of Harvard University (BA) and Yale University (MFA), Burnham is now an Associate Professor at Towson University.

We hope to see you there!

KIDOOO Install Day

April 1, 2017

Calling all Elementary, Middle School and High School level artists!

MAP is happy to introduce 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 arts classes.  

Any artist is welcome to hang one original work of art on the first come, first served installation day of KIDOOO.  The open installation day for KIDOOO will take place on Saturday April 1, 2017 from 11am - 4pm. To participate in the exhibition, artists must be ages six-sixteen. No need to sign up in advance, just come by MAP's new 2nd floor Member Gallery @ 218 West Saratoga Street in the Bromo Tower Arts and Entertainment District!

The opening of KIDOOO will take place in tandem with MAP's annual Out of Order on April 7, 2017.

  • All work must come framed and ready to hang.  (size requirement is 24" x 24")
  • Registration is free
  • All works must be priced to sell and will be silently auctioned Friday, April 7, 2017 from 7 - 10pm

To pre-register, complete the KIDOOO Artist Application form and send an image of your work to assistant@mdartplace.org.

View the KIDOOO & Out of Order Prospectus!

We hope to see you there!

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