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

3/31 - 4/2: Baltimore Fine Art Print Fair

Sunday, April 2, 2023 | 6:00 PM

Baltimore Fine Art Print Fair 

Friday, March 31 | 12–7pm 

Saturday, April 1 | 11am–6pm 

Sunday, April 2 | 11am–6pm

Maryland Art Place (MAP) is pleased to announce it will be this year’s Baltimore Fine Art Print Fair (BFAPF) Cultural Partner.  BFAPF 2022 (its inaugural year) was a tremendous success and is returning March 30–April 2, 2023. After it’s triumphant debut, the fair returns with nineteen exhibitors offering the latest contemporary art in prints. Galleries, dealers, and print publishers from across the United States will present fine art prints, portfolios and artist books from both established and emerging artists. Patrons may browse, converse, and shop for their latest acquisition.

MAP incorporated on January 30th, 1981 to educate the general public in the area of contemporary, visual art produced by Maryland artists through exhibitions and performances; serving as an information center for Maryland artists and coordinating activities of other art-oriented institutions and organizations in Maryland. “The Baltimore Fine Art Print Fair is such an incredible event for the city! MAP is so proud to partner with BFAPF this year and happy to support an event that brings artists from around the nation to Baltimore and the Maryland region. The fair is a new, unique, positive asset Baltimore should cherish.” Amy Cavanaugh, Executive Director, Maryland Art Place

MAP directly supports 400-600 individual artists through exhibition opportunities, art sales, affordable rent, fiscal agency, internship opportunities and more. MAP’s building is a beacon for the arts in downtown Baltimore city, not far from this year’s print fair, located at 218 West Saratoga Street within the Bromo Arts & Entertainment District.

MAP is also the managing partner of the Maryland State Artist Directory & Resource Bulletin on behalf of the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC). MAP has remained the responsible partner for the care of this critical resource for over 25 years. The Maryland Arts Directory is a free online platform that showcases the high-caliber, diverse, and relevant work of Maryland’s artists and arts organizations and promotes the vitality of Maryland’s arts communities.

Tickets for the Preview Party and show days are on sale now at Members of Maryland Art Place receive 20% off general admission tickets! If you are a current MAP member, you will receive the coupon code in your inbox. Not a MAP member? Become one today by visiting

VIP Preview Party ($85): Thursday, March 30, 6 – 9pm

General Admission ($15): Friday, March 31, 12–7pm - Saturday, April 1, 11am–6pm & Sunday, April 2, 11am–6pm


Saturday, April 8, 2023 | 7:00 AM

OUT OF ORDER INSTALL DAY: Saturday, April 8  | 7 am to Midnight


Maryland Art Place (MAP) is excited to announce Out of Order (OOO),  MAP’s  Annual Spring Benefit Exhibition & Silent Auction, on Friday, April 21, 2023, at 6 o'clock in the evening. This year marks the 26th year of OOO. The auction will be both a virtual and physical exhibition and will be held in the MAP building located at 218 West Saratoga Street, just within the Bromo Arts District. OOO is a highly celebrated exhibition-event, and a ‘one-night-only’ opportunity for patrons and collectors to acquire contemporary art at unbelievably low silent auction prices.

Submission Requirements and Install:

Any artist is welcome to hang one original work of art on a first-come, first-served basis. Installation will take place Saturday, April 8, 2023, from 7am-midnight. We will have donuts and coffee for the early birds and pizza and Karaoke in the basement from 9pm to 11pm for the late installers.  No need to sign up in advance, just come by MAP's first- floor gallery space @ 218 West Saratoga Street in the Bromo Arts District! You must be able to install your own work on April 8th to participate in the exhibition.

  •  All work must come framed and ready to hang.  (size requirement is 40" x 40" or less)

  •  Artists must install their own work on Artist Install day, Saturday, April 8 between the hours of 7 am and midnight

  •  NO Application fee to exhibit!

  •  Only ONE submission per artist

  •  Please document your work prior to arrival. This image will be used for virtual bidding purposes and submitted with your loan agreement.

  •  The work you include in Out of Order must be for sale. The proceeds from the silent auction are split 50/50 between the artist and MAP. All works will be virtually silent auctioned Friday, April 21, 2023 from 6 -10 pm

  •  Participating artists receive free admission to OOO!

Questions? Come to the Artist Information Workshop on Friday, April 7 at 1 pm. Maryland Art Place is located at 218 West Saratoga Street between Park and Howard streets. On-street, and garage parking available.


4/9: KidOOO Install Day

Sunday, April 9, 2023 | 12:00 PM

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

KIDOOO INSTALL & ART WORKSHOP: Sunday,  April 9  | 12 pm  to 4 pm

OOO EVENT & SILENT AUCTION: Friday, April 21 | 6 pm - 10 pm

Maryland Art Place (MAP) is happy to continue 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. 

The opening of KIDOOO will take place in tandem with MAP's annual Out of Order event on April 21, 2022.

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 Sunday, April 9, 2023 from 12 pm - 4 pm. To participate in the exhibition, artists must be ages five-sixteen. MAP will host an art making workshop the day on install so participating artists can come to hang and stay to create! All craft materials will be provided! 

No need to sign up in advance, just come by MAP's 2nd floor Gallery @ 218 West Saratoga Street in the Bromo Tower Arts and Entertainment District!

Submission Requirements: 

  • All work must come framed and ready to hang. (size requirement is 24" x 24" or less)

  • Only one submission per artist

  • Registration is free

  • All works must be priced to sell and will be silently auctioned Friday, April 21, 2023 from 6 - 10 pm

  •  Please document your work prior to arrival. This image will be used for virtual bidding purposes and submitted with your loan agreement.

  • All forms will be virtual. You will receive the link to complete the loan agreement when you arrive. There will be volunteers and staff on-site to assist you.

Visit MAP's exhibition page for more information or read the full prospectus online. This year all bidding will be entirely virtual. Loan agreements can be filled out on-site when you deliver your work. Please bring your phone to complete the loan form virtually. We will have staff and volunteers on-site to assist you with this process. Email Caitlin, MAP's Exhibition Manager with any OOO inquiries,

4/15: Zeke’s: America’s Favorite Pastime

Saturday, April 15, 2023 | 12:00 PM

Zeke’s: America’s Favorite Pastime

On View: Friday, March 31 - June 26, 2023 

Opening Reception: Saturday, April 15 | 12pm  to 2pm

Zekes’ Coffee Shop and Maryland Art Place (MAP) are pleased to present America’s Favorite Pastime, an exhibition featuring artworks related to baseball.  Baseball has played a major role throughout American history. We’re excited to STRIKKKEEE first with this catchy theme. Let’s root, root, root for the ball team and all the participating artists who knocked this show out of the park thanks to all our baseball art enthusiasts! Join us for the opening reception held at Zeke’s Coffee located at 4719 Harford Road on Saturday, April 15 between 12pm  and 2pm. 

ABOUT ZEKE’s: In 205 Thomas Rhodes sold his first pound of coffee at the Baltimore Farmers Market. One year later he opened a retail space on Harford Road in Lauraville, and further expanded his operations to a fully functioning café just down the street at 4719 Harford Road in 2017.

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.

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Phone: 410.204.1959