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 2017
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 Project: La Quinta Inn & Suites, Baltimore Downtown
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.

2018 Programs

Annual and Special Programs featured at Maryland Art Place

Out of Order Artist Information Workshop

Are you an artist looking to participate in MAP's 21st Annual Benefit Exhibition & Silent Auction, Out of Order?

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

Workshop will take place Saturday, March 24 at 1pm at Maryland Art Place.  Workshop will be hosted by Naomi Davidoff, MAP's Program ManagerGuest speaker for the workshop is Carlyn Thomas, member of MAP's Program Advisory Committee. 

We hope to see you there!

Young Blood 2018

Opening Reception: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 | 6-9pm

Exhibition Dates: July 11 - August 25, 2018

Maryland Art Place presents its 11th annual Young Blood exhibition, showcasing the works of recent Baltimore-area Masters of Fine Art graduates.  Featuring:

Caroline Hatfield
 MFA Interdisciplinary Studio Art (Towson)
 
Mitchell Noah
MFA Intermedia and Digital Art (UMBC)
 
Mollye Bendell
MFA Intermedia and Digital Art (UMBC)
 
Madeline Stratton
MFA Mount Royal School of Art (MICA)
 
Ryan Lytle
MFA Rinehart School of Sculpture (MICA)
 
Sara Kaltwasser
MFA Community Arts (MICA)  
 
To date, Young Blood has provided an important post-graduate artistic platform for 85 transitioning Masters of Fine Arts students. Since 2008 this program has continually brought recent graduates together to make new connections and present special selections from their thesis exhibitions. This exhibition will highlight exceptional works ranging from painting,  sculpture, installation, photography, and virtual reality.  
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