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

3/2:TOONS: Cartoons and Comics Reception @ Zeke's

Saturday, March 2, 2024 | 2:00 PM

TOONS: Cartoons and Comics

Exhibition on View:  Tuesday, February 6 - Thursday, April 25, 2024

Opening Reception: Saturday, March 2nd | 12 - 2pm 

Location | Zeke’s Coffee | 4719 Harford Rd. Baltimore, MD 21214 

Maryland Art Place (MAP) in partnership with Zekes’ Coffee Shop is excited to announce TOONS, an upcoming exhibition celebrating the joy of illustration. Exhibiting artists inspired by the nostalgia of Saturday nights spent watching their favorite show(s), pay homage to the art form that has brought joy and excitement to audiences of all ages in this fun-loving exhibition. TOONS is a celebration of the rich and captivating world of cartoon and comic book art.

Join us on Saturday, March 2nd from 12 to 2pm for the opening reception.The exhibition will run February 6 - April 25, 2024 and on view at Zeke’s Coffee located at 4719 Harford Rd.

ABOUT ZEKE’s: In 2005 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.

3/7: Merkin Dream Fashion Show

Thursday, March 7, 2024 | 12:00 AM


Featuring Baltimore Designer, KENN HALL 

Thursday, March 7th @ 7pm


Maryland Art Place (MAP) in collaboration with Baltimore-based fashion designer Kenn Hall is proud to present Merkin Dream II, a runway show. The first Merkin Dream show was held during the 100th Anniversary of the women’s suffrage movement during the Covid pandemic. At that time MAP leaned heavily on themes of women’s rights, sex work as work, body image, digital euphoria and absurdity.

Merkin Dream II will be an exclusive event and limited to only 75 guests due to capacity limitations. RSVP HERE.  MAP is located at 218 West Saratoga Street between Park and Howard Streets just within theBromo Arts & Entertainment District. 


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