Friday, 6.3.16 - 6.17.16
We are delighted to announce that StoryCorps’ Mobile Tour is here in Baltimore and will be stationed on our campus this summer—you may have noticed that the recording vehicle is already parked in front of the Fox Building. StoryCorps will stay in Cohen Plaza through June 17. If you are interested in participating, click here to see the calendar and make a reservation.
Apply by: Friday, 5.27.16
Baltimore’s annual arts festival Artscape is fast approaching, and MICA Art Market will be there! Any staff, faculty, and graduate students who are interested in selling their work with Art Market are welcome to apply. We have a few spots left! The deadline to apply has been extended until this Friday, May 27th. Click here to register!
Keep in mind – unlike the December Art Market, vendors must be to sell and monitor their work for the entire event. This means that you must be available during the following times:
- Friday, July 15th 11am-8pm
- Saturday, July 16th 11am-8pm
- Sunday, July 17th 11 am-7pm
FALL 2016 ELECTIVES
feat. Bill Schmidt, Director of the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Fine Art
Bill Schmidt receives the Seemes G. Walsh Award, as part of this year's Baker Artist Awards. See the Baker Artist Awards website for a profile on this year's winning artists.
Fathers, Brothers, Sons was curated by MICA’s MFA in Curatorial Practice (CPMFA) class of 2017 and was on display at SpaceCamp May 6 – 15th. See full article here.
feat. MICA's Curatorial Practice MFA Program
DC Public Library’s Open Stories is a series of summer exhibitions that will provide opportunities for people to experience art through poetry, photography and the book arts. Through poetry, photography, and book arts, Open Stories seeks to create and share the diverse stories of our D.C. neighborhoods. This exhibition series is a partnership between DC Public Library and Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) Curatorial Practice Program. The community is invited to contribute to the diverse stories of these neighborhoods with many opportunities to participate! Keep track of all of our events on Facebook. Events include:
feat. Ben Hamburger, Community Arts MFA '17
Baltimore City Community College Refugee Youth Project (RYP) presents Sanctuary. This mixed media exhibition explores themes of home, identity, and collective visions of community with artwork by local refugee youth from Burma, Sudan, Eritrea and Iraq, and RYP’s Community Arts Facilitator, Ben Hamburger (Community Arts '17). The opening reception will feature an interactive art display and a chance to meet the artists. The public is cordially invited! The exhibition will remain up through July 31st, 2016.
Application Deadline: Thursday, 11.10.16, 5:00 PM
The William H. Johnson Foundation for the Arts is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization that seeks to encourage African American artists early in their careers by offering financial grants. The Johnson Foundation awards grants to individuals who work in the following media: painting, photography, sculpture, printmaking, installation and/or new genre. More information here.
Frieze Writer’s Prize, the annual international award to discover and promote new art critics, is now open for entries. The winner will be commissioned to write a review for frieze and will be awarded GBP£2,000. Aspiring art critics are invited to submit one unpublished review of a recent contemporary art exhibition, which should be 700 words in length. More information here.
Intern positions in both performing and studio arts are available and will give students real world experience in arts administration, production, and promotion, and provides an excellent opportunity to network within Baltimore's art community. More information here.