Maryland Art Place


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Maryland Art Place offers a changing schedule of innovative and diverse programming throughout the year that is always made available to the public free of charge. Events include exhibition openings, gallery talks conducted by exhibition curators and participating artists, workshops, professional development events, and lectures by artists and historians.

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Event Calendar
Upcoming Events

12/9: UNDER $500 Exhibition and Sale Event

Friday, December 9, 2022 | 6:00 PM

UNDER $500 Exhibition and Sale

UNDER $500 : Friday, December 9 | 6pm to 10pm | Tickets $25

UNDER $500 After-party: Friday, December 9 | 10pm to 1am | Tickets $10

*Tickets may also be purchased at the door!

Purchase UNDER $500 Tickets HERE

Last Chance: Saturday, December 10 |  12 to 4pm

Virtual Exhibition & Sale: Saturday, December 10, 10am – Wednesday, December 14, 10pm

To view the virtual exhibition click HERE | Free

Deck the walls by giving the gift of art this holiday season! Maryland Art Place is excited to host its 10th annual UNDER $500 affordable art sale where artwork is sold on a first come first served basis right off our gallery walls!

Friday, December 9  from 6 pm to 10 pm (ticketed) and Saturday, December 10, 2022 (last chance). Tickets are $25 and gain entry to the after-party in the basement from 10 pm to 1 am. UNDER 500 promotes the sale of artwork by artists in the Maryland region. Guests can expect to mingle with other artists, collectors, patrons, and general art enthusiasts at the event. Take your purchases home with you the night of the event. Gift wrapping will be available on-site. 

This year's theme is UGLY SWEATER come in your most unattractive attire. We will have holiday trees on display decorated by children aged 4 to 16 with ornaments created at our ornament making workshops! 100% of all ornament sales will go to the young artists who created them. We will be keeping the atmosphere cheerful with some holly jolly tunes by DJ Aaron Keating and Drag Queens Whimsy Thrift and Brooklyn Heights! will have Captian Cookie and the Milkman truck with made-from-scratch cookies, local creamery milk and made to order ice cream sandwiches!  Later, join us in the basement for screenings of claymation classics and music (entertainment TBA). 

A virtual sale and exhibition will also take place will be featured online HERE from Saturday, December 10 at 10 am– Wednesday, December 14 at 10 pm. Artwork will NOT be available to view online until December 10 at 10 am. Be sure to register in advance in the interim! Registration is free.

Sales & PIck Up: We're aiming for all sold work to be at MAP before December 24th, in time for the holidays. Once the sale closes on December 14 at 10 pm, we will coordinate with the artists to have the work delivered to MAP. We will notify all buyers once your purchase is secured an onsite at MAP. Please make sure we have your artwork before coming to MAP, though the pick up window will be Dec 19 - 22, from 11am - 4pm or by appointment. All artwork will be wrapped and ready to fulfill its destiny as the perfect holiday gift!

QUESTIONS/INFORMATION: 443.889.0869 or email

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