Maryland Art Place


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

Young Blood 2018
Maryland Art Place presents its 11th annual Young Blood exhibition, showcasing the works of recent Baltimore-area Masters of Fine Art graduates.

IMPACT is an annual, public art program developed in 2012 to extend Maryland Art Place’s reach to broader audiences. Each IMPACT project is unique and developed based on the partnering site. Current and previous partners include: Sunnyfields, ARTblocks, Neighborhood Design Center, Towson Town Center, Hotel Indigo Baltimore, Harbor Court Condominiums and Green Spring Station.

2022 Programs

Annual and Special Programs featured at Maryland Art Place

Young Blood 2022


Submission Deadline: Monday, June 13 by Midnight 

Studio Visits: week of June 20 - 25 (will schedule if selected) 

Young Blood Exhibition: Thursday, July 14 - Saturday, September 3, 2022

Opening Reception: Thursday, July 14 | 6 pm to 9 pm

Application: FORM

Maryland Art Place is proud to announce a call for Young Blood, an exhibition showcasing the works of recent Baltimore-area Masters of Fine Art graduates.  We are soliciting artists from local (Maryland) universities who are currently or have recently graduated from MFA programs. MFA candidates who graduated this year (2022) are eligible to  participate in this exhibition opportunity. 

This marks MAP’s 13th Young Blood program which has, to date,  provided an important post-graduate artistic platform for transitioning Masters of Fine Arts students. Since 2008 Young Blood has continually brought recent graduates together to make new connections and present special selections from their thesis project(s). The exhibition will highlight exceptional works ranging in media.

The deadline for submission is Monday, JUne 13 by Midnight. The exhibition will take place at MAP running July 14 through September 3 with an opening reception on Thursday, July 14 from 6 pm to 9 pm.

To apply please complete this virtual application form OR email the submission materials outlined below to

*The exhibition is a self-install show. Applying artists should plan accordingly. The installation period will be Wednesday July 6 - July 12, 2022.


  • Must be a current graduate (2022)  MFA student at a Maryland university between Jan 1 2022 and May 2022
  • Must have artwork available during the exhibition period (July 14 - September 3)
  • Must be able to install selected work during the installation window of July 6 - Jul 12, 2022
  • Must be able to host a virtual or in person studio visit June 20 - 25th (MAP will work with you to coordinate) 
  • There is no Fee to apply! 
  • All media welcome

Submission: Guidelines:  to submit to Young Blood please include the following materials using the google form

  • A PDF outlining 3- 6 available artworks outlining title, media, and dimensions
  • A CV,
  • Artist Statement 
  • Artist Bio
  • Your website and Instagram

*Include YOUNG BLOOD Application in the email header

Please send all application materials to or complete the google form HERE

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: 410.204.1959