Maryland Art Place


What's Happening at Maryland Art Place?

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

5/31: In Unison Film Screening

Friday, May 31, 2024 | 7:00 PM

Public Screening: Friday, May 31 | FREE

Doors at 7pm, show starts at 7:30pm @ UNDERBar (Cabaret) 


Maryland Art Place (MAP) is proud to present "In Unison" and film written and directed by Jeff Lukeski of JayJix Films


When humanity is nearly made extinct during freak meteor strikes, an elite society of thieves begin to make claims that the showers were intentional.  And upon learning the truth behind the devastation, every person on the planet gets a mysterious message at the exact same time. 

Welcome to In Unison.  Set in the near future with a twist ending you'd never see coming, and a message you'll never forget.

All a part of the movie that can actually prove you are alive. 

Written, Produced & Directed by Jeff Lukeski

World Premiere Screening Friday, May 24 @ Checkerspot Brewing Co.

Official Art Gallery Launch Friday, May 31 @ MAP 

6/9: Opening Reception Generation Crit III @ Zeke's Coffee

Saturday, June 8, 2024 | 12:00 PM

Zeke’s: Generation: Crit III 

On View: May 3 - August 1, 2024 

Opening Reception: Saturday, June 8 | 12 to 2 pm

Location: 4719 Harford Road Baltimore, MD 

Zekes’ Coffee Shop and Maryland Art Place (MAP) are pleased to present Generation: Crit III, an exhibition featuring artworks from a local Maryland Art Crit Group from Center Arts and Studios located at the Mill Center. 

Generation, is a series of exhibitions developed by MAP to promote the work of artist groups or collectives who come together to support, critique and inspire one another.  Join us for the opening reception held at Zeke’s Coffee located at 4719 Harford Road on Saturday, June 8 from 12 to 2 pm. 

Exhibiting Artists include: 

Mark Cameron, David  Diaz, Elizabeth English,  Calliandra Hermanson, Ashley Kidner,  Karen Klinedinst, Jennifer McBrien, Helen Sgouros, Leslie Shellow and Virginia Warwick.

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.

6/13: Invisible Architectures Social Contracts Performances

Thursday, June 13, 2024 | 6:00 PM

INVISIBLE ARCHITECTURES | SOCIAL CONTRACTS VII Performance Program at the UnderBar -  Maryland Art Place's (MAPs) basement Cabaret and performance venue.

Thursday, June 13, 2024  from 6:00pm - 9:00pm

The daily performance of life and living is one that has become more omnipresent as the relationship that we have to each other is often layered with masks: mediated through technology, social media personas, and algorithms. Artists are able to see the smoke and mirrors and through these ways of seeing are able to present the audience with alternative realities that are not dependent on technology. 

For the performance night, a melangerie of performances will take place at the cabaret.

6/25: Invisible Architectures Social Contracts Closing Reception

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 | 6:00 PM

Invisible Architectures | Social Contracts

Exhibition: Thursday, May 16 - June 25, 2024

Closing Reception: Tuesday, June 25 | 6 to 8 pm

Maryland Art Place in collaboration with COFAC CoLab  Directors Dr. Kalima Young and Ada Pinkston, are excited to present "Invisible Architectures \ Social Contracts." This exhibition explores the impact of geographic, economic, social, and institutional structures on personal relationships. This dynamic interdisciplinary art festival and Co-Lab sponsored project  (Spring 2024) investigates the past, present and future directions social contracts may take. Join us on Thursday, May 16 from 5 pm to 9 pm for the opening reception taking place during the BROMO Art Walk with accompanying performances held on Thursday, June 13 (details forthcoming).

About Invisible Architectures: 

As we approach another election year in the United States, agreements about what is included in an American social contract continue to be up for debate.The term social contract started when philosophers from France to England started to think about the nature of humanity and the tensions that exist between the people who enact power and the people who do not. What are the agreed upon boundaries that exist within our social, family and political structures? How do these boundaries create or negate cognitive distance with what actually happens in any social theater? Artistic interventions have the potential to offer us much needed insights and possibilities for our collective future.  

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