A group of 23 former board and committee members is demanding a formal investigation into what it calls the “hasty and opaque deaccession” of three paintings from the museum’s collection.
Baltimore Museum Will Sell Major Warhol as Part of Equity Initiative
The BMA plans to sell three works by Brice Marden, Clyfford Still, and Andy Warhol. It will funnel $10 million of the proceeds into a fund to acquire works by women and artists of color.
Faculty Declare “No Confidence” in Senior Leadership at Maryland Institute College of Art
Citing “deeply systemic issues,” MICA faculty have withdrawn their support of the school’s president, provost, and other senior administrators.
Columbus Statue Toppled in Baltimore and Tossed Into Harbor
On July 4, a group of protesters tore down a Christopher Columbus statue in Little Italy.
New Baltimore Museum of Art Programs Prioritize Support for Local Artists and Organizations
Starting this June, the BMA will provide resources as well as financial support to local artists, galleries, and communities.
An Artist as Resilient as She Is Joyous
Few artists have reinvented themselves in their prime the way Jo Smail has; few have had to.
The Maryland Institute College of Art Presents Class of 2020 Work Online
MICA may not be open physically, but online it can be accessed everywhere.
Beer With a Painter: Sangram Majumdar
“There is no time in painting. A microsecond can last forever.”
In Baltimore, Generations Traces a Lineage of Abstraction Among Black Artists
Most shows can’t or don’t hold these very separate aspects in synchronous rotation: sober assessment of an art historical lineage and a feeling of intimacy. This one does.
Baltimore Museum of Art Will Only Acquire Works By Female-Identifying Artists in 2020
Considering that only 4% of the 95,000 artworks in the BMA’s permanent collection were created by women, it makes the decision practical as well as political.
Apply for an MFA in Intermedia + Digital Arts at UMBC
Apply by February 1, 2020, to receive consideration towards financial packages.
Visit the Maryland Institute College of Art 2019 Grad Show
MICA Grad Show 2019 showcases the culminating work of more than 150 of MICA’s graduate students. Various shows are on view throughout Baltimore until July 26.